Professors Sanford; Associate Professors Knobel, Lehrberger and Simmons
The department has developed interests in virtue theory, applied ethics, and natural
Knobel, Angela. “An Instinct for the Divine: Faith and the Formation of Infused Virtue.”
In Faith and Virtue Formation, ed. Adam Pelser and Scott Cleveland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021.
Knobel, Angela. “The Reception of Aquinas's Ethics.” In The Oxford Handbook of the Reception of Aquinas, ed. Matthew Levering Marcus Plested, 554-564. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2021.
Knobel, Angela. “Rethinking Unplugging.” The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine, Volume 44, Issue 6, (2019): 698–711.
Lehrberger, O.Cist., Fr. James. “Crime without Punishment: Thomistic Natural Law and
the Problem of Sanctions.” In Law and Philosophy: The Practice of Theory, ed. John A. Murley et al, 237-57. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1992.
Lehrberger, O.Cist., Fr. James. “Deontology, Teleology, and Aquinas; Virtue Ethic.”
Saints, Sovereigns, and Scholars: Studies in Honor of Frederick D. Wilhelmsen, ed. James Lehrberger et al, 107-22. New York: Peter Lang, 1993.
Sanford, Jonathan J. Before Virtue: Assessing Contemporary Virtue Ethics. The Catholic University of America Press, 2015.
Sanford, Jonathan J. “Justice is Beautiful: Aristotle, Aquinas, and Justice as a Virtue.”
In Beauty and the Good: Recovering the Classical Tradition from Plato to Duns Scotus, ed. Alice Ramos, 115-135. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press,
Simmons, Lance. “Pretense, Corruption, and Character in ‘Modern Moral Philosophy.’” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 86 (2012): 271-91.
Simmons, Lance. “Kant’s Highest Good: Albatross, Keystone, Achilles Heel.” History of Philosophy Quarterly 10 (1993): 355-68.
Simmons, Lance. “Three Kinds of Incommensurability Thesis.” American Philosophical Quarterly 31 (1994): 110-31.