David Bradshaw

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Education: 
B.S. (Physics) Auburn University, 1982 Ph.D. (Philosophy) University of Texas, 1996
Research: 

Areas of Interest:

  • Ancient and medieval philosophy
  • Philosophy of religion
  • Patristic and early medieval theology
Selected Publications: 

Books

  • Aristotle East and West: Metaphysics and the Division of Christendom (Cambridge University Press, 2004; paperback 2007)
  • Editor, Philosophical Theology and the Christian Tradition: Russian and Western Perspectives (Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2012)

Articles

  • “Aristotle on Perception: The Dual Logos Theory,” Apeiron 30 (1997), 143-61
  • “In What Sense Is the Prime Mover Eternal?” Ancient Philosophy 17 (1997), 359-69
  • "The Argument of the Digression in the Theaetetus," Ancient Philosophy 18 (1998), 61-68
  • "The Vision of God in Philo of Alexandria," American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 72 (1998), 483-500
  • "Neoplatonic Origins of the Act of Being," Review of Metaphysics 53 (1999), 383-401
  • "A New Look at the Prime Mover," Journal of the History of Philosophy 39 (2001), 1-22
  • "Iamblichus and St. Gregory of Nyssa on Participation in the Divine Energeiai," Journal of Neoplatonic Studies 9 (2001), 37-62
  • "Faith and Reason in St. Anselm's Monologion," Philosophia Christi 4 (2002), 509-17
  • “Time and Eternity in the Greek Fathers,” The Thomist 70 (2006), 311-66
  • “The Divine Energies in the New Testament,” St. Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly 50 (2006), 189-223
  • “The Concept of the Divine Energies,” Philosophy and Theology 18 (2006), 93-120
  • “Augustine the Metaphysician,” Orthodox Readings of Augustine, ed. Aristotle Papanikolaou and George Demacopoulos (St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2008), 227-51
  • “The Opuscula Sacra: Boethius and Theology,” The Cambridge Companion to Boethius, ed. John Marenbon (Cambridge University Press, 2009), 105-28
  • “The Mind and the Heart in the Christian East and West,” Faith and Philosophy 26 (2009), 576-98
  • "Maximus the Confessor," The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity, ed. Lloyd Gerson (Cambridge University Press, 2010), 813-28
  • “Divine Freedom in the Greek Patristic Tradition,” Quaestiones Disputatae 2 (2011), 56-69
  • “Divine Freedom: The Greek Fathers and the Modern Debate,” Philosophical Theology and the Christian Tradition: Russian and Western Perspectives, 77-92
  • “On Finding True Faith,” Turning East: Contemporary Philosophers and the Ancient Christian Faith, ed. Rico Vitz (St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2012), 17-32

Courses taught (representative list)

  • PHI 260:  Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • PHI 335:  The Individual and Society
  • PHI 503:  Aristotle and Aristotelians on the Mind
  • PHI 503:  Nietzsche and the Greeks
  • PHI 504:  Islamic and Jewish Philosophy
  • PHI 506:  The Greek East and Latin West
  • PHI 506:  Neoplatonism
  • PHI 535:  Social and Political Philosophy
  • PHI 545:  Philosophy of Religion
  • PHI 630:  Virtue Ethics
  • PHI 700:  Plato’s Late Dialogues
  • PHI 700:  Aristotle’s Metaphysics and De Anima
  • PHI 700:  Aristotle and Plotinus

 

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