Research Guide on Medieval Philosophers

Friday, October 26th, 2012 by Taras Zvir
Posted in Humanities, Library's Home page, Religious Studies

Taras Zvir in Religious Studies and Humanities Services has created a research guide on Medieval Philosophers. This guide is intended to become a starting point for students, scholars, and researches to philosophers of medieval times (AD 400 – 1400).  It lists prime sources and selected secondary sources, and any other applicable materials on a given philosopher such as companions, biographies, or bibliographies.

New Research Guide on Thomas Aquinas

Friday, January 27th, 2012 by Kevin Gunn
Posted in General, Humanities, Library's Home page, Religious Studies

The librarians in Religious Studies and Humanities Services have created a new research guide for doing research on Thomas Aquinas. The guide includes information on critical and standard editions, manuscript sources, dissertations at CUA, and other works available to the CUA community.

We welcome suggestions and comments! Please contact Kevin Gunn at gunn@cua.edu or 202-319-5088.

Lecture on the philosophical thought of Emmanuel Levinas

Monday, August 22nd, 2011 by Kevin Gunn
Posted in Humanities, Religious Studies

Friday, August 26th, 9am-12 noon

From This Week @ CUA:

“The Center for the Study of Culture and Values presents a lecture on the philosophical thought of Emmanuel Levinas by Professor Richard Cohen, director of the Institute on Jewish Thought at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. This lecture is part of the international seminar “Responsibility Personal and Social: Foundations for Life in a Global Age.” Gibbons Hall, Room B-12. For more information, call 202-319-6089 or e-mail cua-cscv@cua.edu.”

Also, this appears to be part of a week long theme on the discussion of Emmanuel Levinas:

“Monday, Aug. 29; Wednesday, Aug. 31; and Friday, Sept. 1
9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values presents its international seminar “Responsibility Personal and Social: Foundations for Life in a Global Age.” The theme for this week’s discussions is the nature of responsibility and the thought of Emmanuel Levinas. Gibbons Hall, Room B-12. For more information,  call 202-319-6089, e-mail cua-cscv@cua.edu, or visit http://www.crvp.org/cscv/index.htm.”

School of Philosophy Lecture series on Heidegger

Friday, August 19th, 2011 by Kevin Gunn
Posted in Humanities, Religious Studies

The School of Philosophy fall semester lecture series will focus on one of the most influential philsophical thinkers of the 20th century: Martin Heidegger (1889-1976), CUA Public Affairs announced today.  Abstracts for the papers can be found here.  All lectures are held at 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of Aquinas Hall at The Catholic University of America.

Library of Latin Texts MARC records now in the catalog

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 by Kevin Gunn
Posted in Humanities, Religious Studies

The MARC records for 3,842 titles found in the Library of Latin Texts (Series A and B) have been added to the library catalog.  Special thanks to Kristen Frederickson, Information Processing Librarian, for uploading the records.

You can search the catalog using a title search or a keyword search using ‘Library of Latin Texts’.  Each catalog record contains a link directly to the work in the Library. Most of the works come from the print series, Corpus Christianorum Series Latina and Continuatio Mediaevalis as well as selections from the Teubneriana series.

Teaching Philosophy 101: new tutorial

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 by Kevin Gunn
Posted in Religious Studies

A new tutorial on teaching philosophy to undergraduates has appeared called ‘Teaching Philosophy 101.’ Developed by John Immerwahr, Professor of Philosophy at Villanova University, the site has a number of resources available to faculty and graduate students such as planning your course, obstacles and challenges, lectures and discussion, etc. All material is available through an open source license.