Philosophy Department Faculty

Eileen Carroll Sweeney





Professor Sweeney joined the philosophy faculty in 1990.

recent publications

“Eileen Sweeney on Anselm,” History of Philosophy Without any Gaps. Episode 206, posted 10 January 2015.

“Late Scholastics and Renaissance Humanists on the Passions in Moral Action,” The History of the Philosophy of Mind between 1300 and 1600, pp. 250-269. Edited by Stephan Schmid. Volume 3 in THE HISTORY OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF MIND, edited by Rebecca Copenhaver and Christopher Shields. Acumen Publishing Ltd, Durham, UK, 2018.

“When is it Wrong? Models of Argument and Interpretation from the 12 th to the 13 th Century,” Miscellanea Mediaevalia, vol. 40 (2018): 19-38.

“Sin and Grace,” in A Cambridge Companion to Medieval Ethics, pp. 348-372. Edited by Thomas Williams. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

“The Tradition of Affective Spirituality: From Anselm's Prayers to the 12th c.,” The Saint Anselm Journal, vol. 16, no. 1 (Fall 2020): 41-56.

“Ethics and Social Relations,” in A Cultural History of Ideas in the Medieval Age, Edited by Dallas G. Denery. Bloomsbury Academic. (forthcoming)

“The Rhetoric of Medieval Speculative Writing,” Cambridge History of Rhetoric. Jill Ross and Frédérique Woerther, eds. Cambridge University Press (forthcoming)