Freedom and the Human Person

September 14                        
Robert Sokolowski, The Catholic University of America
Freedom, Responsibility and Truth

September 21                        
Kenneth Pennington, The Catholic University of America
The Idea of Freedom in the 'Ius commune'

September 28                        
Seth Benardete, New York University
Freedom: Grace and Necessity

October 5                                 
Michael A. Gillespie, Duke University
God, Man and the Will in the Thought of Hobbes

October 12                                 
Brian Shanley, O.P., The Catholic University of America
Beyond Libertarianism or Compatibilism: Aquinas on Created Freedom

October 19                                 
Leon Kass, University of Chicago
Follies of Freedom and Reason: An Old Story

October 26                                 
Nathan Tarcov, University of Chicago
Machiavelli and Human Freedom

November 2                               
Susan Shell, Boston College
Kant on Freedom within the Boundaries of Reason

November 9                               
Robert Pippin, University of Chicago
On Giving Oneself the Law: Freedom as Self-Legislation

November 16                          
Robert Rethy, Xavier University
Slaves, Masters and Tyrants: On Nietzsche's Concept of Freedom

November 30                          
Eleonore Stump, Saint Louis University
Aquinas on Free Will, Justifying Faith and the Atonement

December 7                            
John Rist, University of Toronto
Freedoms and Would-Be Persons

All lectures are held at 2:00 p.m. in the Life Cycle Institute Auditorium at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 20064.

This series is made possible by the support of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation, the George Dougherty Foundation, and The Freedom Project of the John Templeton Foundation.

For further information, contact the Office of the Dean, School of Philosophy, 202-319-5259,