The Foundational Ideas in the Philosophy of Dietrich von Hildebrand

About the Seminar

Led by one of Dietrich von Hildebrand's former students, this seminar will introduce participants to the major themes of von Hildebrand's philosophical work. Attendees will have the chance to encounter Hildebrand's distinctive phenomenology, his contributions to foundational issues in ethics, philosophical anthropology, and aesthetics, and to enter into the debates between von Hildebrand and his critics.

About the Presenter

Formerly professor of philosophy at the University of Dallas, Prof. John F. Crosby since 1990 has been professor of philosophy and founding chairman of the MA Philosophy Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville; he also serves as Senior Fellow at the Hildebrand Legacy Project. A student of Dietrich von Hildebrand, Prof. Crosby is known internationally for his many articles and for his two major books in personalist philosophy, The Selfhood of the Human Person (1996) and Personalist Papers (2003).

Daily Schedule of Topics

Monday, June 4
"The place of Dietrich von Hildebrand within the Judeo-Christian Intellectual Tradition"


June 4, 6, and 7, 2012


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