The 2016 Symposium on
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
with Discussion afterwards
Reception immediately following
Free and Open to the Public
Symposium Speaker: Fr. Brian Davies, O.P.
“Thomas Aquinas on God and Evil”
Fr. Brian Davies, O.P.
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy,
Fr. Brian Davies, O.P., is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University and author or editor of numerous works in the Philosophy of Religion and the thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas. In 2011, he published Thomas Aquinas on God and Evil (Oxford University Press) and in 2012 co-edited with Eleonore Stump, The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas.
About His Talk
This lecture will explain how Aquinas thinks about God and Evil while not supposing that God is a morally good agent, as many people do when discussing the topic of God and Evil.
For further information, please contact Barb Westra, Administrative Assistant, Department of Religious Studies, 574-284-4534.
This Symposium is sponsored by the Joyce McMahon Hank Aquinas Chair in Catholic Theology, held by Dr. Joseph Incandela.