Self-Study Course Guide for Graduate Level Study in Philosophy

 

The following courses are recommended for those interested in a systematic study of graduate level Philosophy.  Some undergraduate education is recommended as a prerequisite to undertaking this study, though it does not need to be in the subject of Philosophy.

 

Core Curriculum:

Philosophy for Theologians  Fr. Benedict Ashley, O.P.

Introduction to Moral Philosophy  Ralph McInerny, Ph.D.

Metaphysics  Ralph McInerny, Ph.D.

Philosophy of Nature  William A. Wallace, O.P.

Ancient and Medieval Philosophy  Ralph McInerny, Ph.D.

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Additional Courses:

History of Philosophy

Modern Philosophy  John Hittinger, Ph.D.

 

Systematic Philosophy

Philosophy of Human Nature  Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D.

Political Philosophy  John Hittinger, Ph.D.

Logic  Anthony Andres, Ph.D.

 

Topical Philosophy (Choose 3)

Introduction to Thomas Aquinas  Ralph McInerny,Ph.D.

Sexual Ethics   Janet Smith, Ph.D.

The Liberal Arts: Their History and Philosophy  Otto Bird, Ph.D.

Introduction to Natural Law  Charles E. Rice

Science and Belief   Peter Hodgson, Ph.D.

Galileo: Science and Religion  William Carroll, Ph.D. and Peter Hodgson, Ph.D.

Newman and Kierkegaard  Ralph McInerny, Ph.D.

The Science Before Science  Anthony Rizzi, Ph.D.

Analytic Philosophy  Laura Garcia, Ph.D.

Introduction to Medical Ethics  Margaret Hogan, Ph.D.

 

Self-Study Course Guide for Graduate Level Study in Theology

 

The following courses are recommended for those interested in a systematic study of graduate level Theology. Start with the core curriculum, and then choose eight additional courses according to which concentration you have chosen. Some undergraduate education is recommended as a prerequisite to undertaking this study, though it does not need to be in the subject of Theology.

 

Core Curriculum:

Philosophy for Theologians  Fr. Benedict Ashley, O.P.

One and Triune God  Rev. Kenneth A. Baker

Christology  Michael Dauphinais, Ph.D.

Elements of Moral Theology  Rev. Romanus Cessario, O.P.

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Concentrations:

Church History

The History of Vatican II  James Hitchcock, Ph.D.

Two Critical Moments in Catholic History  Rev. Marvin O’Connell

Patristics  Very Rev. Douglas Mosey

The Counter-Reformation  Rev. Maurice W. Sheehan, O.F.M.

Catholic Modernism  James Hitchcock, Ph.D.

 

Dogmatic Theology

The History of Vatican II  James Hitchcock, Ph.D.

Nature and Grace  Rev. Brian Mullady, O.P.

Sacraments  Marcellino D’Ambrosio, Ph.D.

The Spiritual Life  Rev. Joseph Koterski, S.J.

Norms of Catholic Doctrine  Marcellino, D’Ambrosio

 

Moral Theology

Sexual Ethics  Janet Smith, Ph.D.

Moral Theology: Biblical Foundations  Benedict M. Ahsley, O.P.

Introduction to Moral Theology  John Haas, Ph.D.

The Moral Magisterium of John Paul II  Msgr. William B. Smith

Medical Ethics  Margaret Hogan, Ph.D.

Catholic Social Ethics  J. Brian Benestad, Ph.D.

Twentieth Century Ethics  David Solomon, Ph.D.

 

Philosophical Theology

Philosophy for Theologians  Fr. Benedict M. Ashley, O.P.

 

Topical Theology

Science and Belief  Peter Hodgson

Galileo: Science and Religion  William Carroll, Ph.D. and Peter Hodgson, Ph.D.

 

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