Aquinas and Evolution

Recently in the English speaking Thomistic milieu, quite unexpectedly, a discussion on the compatibility of Thomas Aquinas’ thought and the theory of evolution begun. It was triggered by a book  Aquinas and Evolution (Chartwell Press 2017) by Michał Chaberek O.P. – a doctor of theology, whose previous book Catholicism and Evolution (Angelico Press 2015) was devoted to the similar topic. Fr. Chaberek argues that these two perspectives – Thomism and evolutionism – are irreconcilable (a summary of his views may also be

International Congress „Intelligence and Will in Thomas Aquinas”

Universidad de Navarra and Fundación Tomás de Aquino organize the International Congress “Intelligence and Will in Thomas Aquinas”, which will take place in April 26th – 27th 2018 in Pamplona (Spain). The Thomistic Institute is a partner of the conference, together with such entities as Société Internationale pour l’Étude de la Philosophie Médiévale, Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy and Thomas Aquinas International Society. Keynote speakers include Michael Sherwin (Université de Fribourg), Henk J.M. Schoot (Thomas Instituut te Utrecht, Tilburg

The Medieval Pursuit of Wisdom

Internationale Gesellschaft für Theologische Mediävistik, Institute of Philosophy of the Warsaw University and Institute of Philosophy of the University of Silesia organize a conference “Altiora te ne quaesieris (Sir. 3,22). The Medieval Pursuit of Wisdom” which will take place from 2nd to 6th September 2018 at the Benedictine Abbey in Tyniec. The conference will be devoted to the issue of medieval search for intellectual and moral perfection, both from philosophical and theological points of view. The abstracts may be submitted