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7:00 PM John Henry Newman’s Critique of Liberalism: Lessons from the Aristotelian Tradition

UC Berkeley

Barrows Hall Room 56

7:00 pm

A lecture by Prof. Joshua Hochschild (Mount St. Mary's University)

Free and open to the public

Speaker Bio:

Joshua P. Hochschild is Professor of Philosophy and holds the Monsignor Robert R. Kline Chair in Philosophy at Mount St. Mary’s University, where he also served as the inaugural Dean of the College of Liberal Arts from 2009-2015.  His primary research is in medieval philosophy, especially logic and metaphysics, with broad interest in the continuing relevance of Aristotle, St. Thomas, and the Catholic intellectual tradition (including essays and reviews on social thought, John Henry Newman, jurisprudence, liberal education, economics, and theology). He is the author of The Semantics of Analogy: Rereading Cajetan’s De Nominum Analogia (University of Notre Dame Press, 2010) and co-author of A Mind at Peace: Reclaiming an Ordered Soul in the Age of Distraction. Additionally, he is co-editor of Virtue’s End: God in the Moral Philosophy of Aristotle and Aquinas and Ethics Without God? The Divine in Contemporary Moral and Political Thought (St. Augustine’s Press, 2008).

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