Once again this year, the Center is cosponsoring the Thomistic Institute's Philosophy Workshop at Mount Saint Mary's College. This year, the workshop will explore the key principles in Aquinas’ philosophy of nature. How does St. Thomas understand nature and causation? Is his approach compatible with those of the modern sciences? What, for Aquinas, does it mean to understand the particular character of human nature, and how do material realities themselves suggest the necessary existence of immaterial realities (the human soul and God)?…
Upcoming Events By Month
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Friday, June 5, 2015
Share a drink and a bite with friends old and new! The Center for Ethics and Culture is offering a taste of local fare provided by some of our many wonderful neighborhood businesses.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015
In many of the most visible and contested ethical issues of modern societies, the deepest and richest moral commitments of real people and communities are at stake; for example: the meaning of a life well-lived, the nature of the moral order, the appropriate role of government, the appropriate place for tradition and religious beliefs, and the scope and limits of science all derive out of thick metaphysical and moral commitments.…