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Aquinas on the Cardinal and Theological Virtues: Grace and Nature

Trinity Western University

The Thomistic Institute at Trinity Western University presents a lecture by Dr. Jonathan Sanford of the University of Dallas titled “Aquinas on the Cardinal and Theological Virtues: Grace and Nature.”

Wednesday, February 16

6:00 PM PT

Zoom — Registration to come shortly

About the Speaker:

Jonathan J. Sanford, PhD, is Professor of Philosophy and Provost at the University of Dallas. He graduated summa cum laude from Xavier University in Classics and Philosophy in 1997, received his PhD from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York in 2001, and received a postdoctoral fellowship from Fordham University in 2001-2002. He has published on particular figures in the history of philosophy, including Aristotle, Anselm, Aquinas, Newman, and Scheler, as well as on topics in both metaphysics and ethics. He is especially interested in drawing from the tradition to solve contemporary problems. Sanford’s most recent book is Before Virtue: Assessing Contemporary Virtue Ethics (CUA Press, 2015). The University of Dallas is well known for the undergraduate Catholic liberal education it provides, and as Provost, Sanford oversees all aspects of it. He is currently writing a book on the virtues of liberal education. He and his wife Rebecca live in Irving, Texas, and are blessed with eight children.