Newburgh, New York
Aquinas on God
The Fourth Annual Philosophy Workshop, “Aquinas on God,” will be held at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York. Featured speakers include, among others, Edward Feser, Candace Vogler, and Thomas Joseph White, OP. More information on the speakers and registration can be found on the Mount Saint Mary College website.
New York, New York
Breeders: A Subclass of Women
Breeders, a film by the Center for Ethics and Culture, investigates the growing practice of surrogacy: “Surrogacy is fast becoming one of the major issues of the 21st centurycelebrities and everyday people are increasingly using surrogates to build their families. But the practice is fraught with complex implications for women, children, and families. What is the impact on the women who serve as surrogates and on the children who are born from surrogacy?” See this flyer for more information.
Dietrich von Hildebrand and the Philosophy of Value: A graduate-student seminar
June 30July 3
Franciscan University of Steubenville invites graduate students to apply to join John F. Crosby and Jonathan Sanford for a seminar this summer on von Hildebrand and questions of value: “What is the relationship between good and value? Are they sympathetic or antagonistic? Is value nothing more than a subjectivistic corruption of good, or does it deepen and refine our understanding of good?” Visit the seminar’s Facebook page, or apply via the Dietrich von Hildebranch Legacy Project website.
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