To celebrate the publication of a new edition of Dietrich von Hildebrand's Ethics, the Hildebrand Project and the University of St. Thomas in Houston will host an online colloquium exploring various aspects of Hildebrand's moral philosophy and its relations to various other views in ethics and political theory.
With the release of our new edition of Hildebrand's Ethics, readers can now discover for themselves why Pope John Paul II called Dietrich von Hildebrand "one of the great ethicists of the twentieth century."
“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.” – Blaise Pascal
The human heart, understood as the center of the emotional life, has often been neglected by philosophers who give an account of the human person. Many think that human dignity arises mainly from the intellect and from the will, and that the heart is of only secondary importance. In fact, some see in the emotions mainly a threat to thinking clearly and to willing resolutely. Our seminar will focus on those philosophers who have resisted this devaluation of the heart.
The Hildebrand Project is pleased to announce their second annual summer residency program to support MA and PhD students, postdocs, and scholars working on Dietrich von Hildebrand or in conversation with some aspect of his thought.
The Hildebrand Project is pleased to announce a new summer residency program to support MA and PhD students, postdocs, and scholars working on Dietrich von Hildebrand or in conversation with some aspect of his thought.
A blend of academic conference and classical syposium, the Schülerkreis provides a forum for students and scholars who are eager to grow in their understanding of personalism, those who are developing it for the present and future, as well as critics of personalism, and those interested in personalism from the perspective of the tradition.
Our Eighth Annual Summer Seminar will look to the philosophical anthropology of Dietrich von Hildebrand and Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II to provide a foundation for thinking about love, sex, and marriage today.