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The Distinctiveness of Human Intelligence

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A lecture by Fr. Anselm Ramelow, OP (Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Berkeley) 

This event is co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Council and Tech Catholic. 

Free and open to the public. 

Speaker Bio

Fr. Anselm Ramelow is a Catholic priest in the Order of Preachers. He is professor of philosophy at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley and currently the chair of the philosophy department. He obtained his doctorate under Robert Spaemann in Munich on Leibniz and the Spanish Jesuits (Gott, Freiheit, Weltenwahl, 1997) and did theological work on George Lindbeck and the question of a Thomist philosophy and theology of language (Beyond Modernism? - George Lindbeck and the Linguistic Turn in Theology, 2005). He contributed articles to the Historisches Wörterbuch der Philosophy and essays on topics at the intersection of philosophy and theology, as well as a translation and commentary on part of Aquinas’ De veritate. He continues to work on questions of free will, philosophy of religion (miracles, existence and nature of God) and philosophical aesthetics.

Earlier Event: October 12
"Guise of the Good" Conference
Later Event: October 15
6:00 PM On Moral Relativism