Affectivity and Gender

Do men and women feel differently? Wojtyla, Stein, and Alice von Hildebrand on gender, sex, and emotion.

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Maria Fedoryka is associate professor of philosophy and chair of the department at Ave Maria University. She works in the field of the philosophy of love, dealing with issues spanning from the centrality of love to the divine being, to its role at the center of creation, to its meaning for marriage, family, and sexuality. Among her publications are the booklet The Special Gift of Women for God, the Family and the World published by the Catholic Truth Society in England, as well as a number of popular and scholarly articles on Humanae vitae and Hildebrand’s philosophy of spousal intimacy, and on topics relating to gender and marriage. Dr. Fedoryka is an Associated Scholar of the Hildebrand Project.

Christopher T. Haley is Director of Publications and Marketing at the Hildebrand Project, where he manages the Hildebrand Press and communicates Hildebrand’s philosophical witness to new audiences. He studied philosophy and ancient languages at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Dallas. He is a frequent guest on a number of Catholic radio shows and has published broadly on topics in art, culture, and Catholicism, with a special interest in the work of Edith Stein.

Beth Rath serves at Borromeo Seminary in Wickliffe, Ohio as Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Professor Rath was raised in St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Parma and is a graduate of St. Joseph Academy. She earned her B.A. in Philosophy and Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2008 and her  doctorate in philosophy from Saint Louis  University in 2015. The title of her dissertation is: “Self-giving: The Personal Orientation Towards Giving and Receiving and Governing Norms.” Her academic interests include ethics, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of religion, and the work of St. Thomas Aquinas.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020
11:00 - 11:50 AM

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