Philip Gonzales, Ph.D.

Philip Gonzales believes that the teaching of philosophy is a way of life and a spiritual exercise; a kind of ars memoria of the Western and Christian traditions, thoughtfully (re)membered.

Areas of Expertise

Philosophical Theology, 20th Century Catholic Philosophy,  Metaphysics, Catholic Social Teaching, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion, Medieval Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Theological Aesthetics

Education

Ph.D Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, June 2015
MPhil. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven , 2009
M.A. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2008
B.A. Ave Maria University, 2006

Research Interests

Philosophical Theology, 20th Century Catholic Philosophy,  Metaphysics, Catholic Social Teaching, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion, Medieval Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Theological Aesthetics

Selected Publications

Books

Reimagining the Analogia Entis: Retrieving Erich Przywara in a Post-Modern Context (Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, forthcoming).

Edited Volume

Exorcising Philosophical Modernity: Cyril O’Regan and Christian Discourse after Modernity, Veritas Series (Portland, Ore.: Cascade Books/Wipf & Stock, forthcoming).

Contributions to Books

“Edith Stein and Erich Przywara and the Place of Love in Christian Philosophy,” in: Intersubjectivity, Humanity, Being: Edith Stein's Phenomenology and Christian Philosophy, ed. Mette Lebech and Haydn J. Gurmin (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015), 229–46.

Analogia Entis and Creatureliness: Stein and Przywara’s Refutation of Heidegger,” in The Hat and the Veil: The Phenomenology of Edith Stein/Hut und Schleier: Die Phänomenologie Edith Steins, ed. Monika Malek-Orlowska, Jerzy Machnacz, and Krzysztof Serafin (Nordhausen: Verlag Traugott Bautz, 2016), 119–30.

“Thinking toward an Analogical Mariology," in Commitments to Medieval Mysticism within Contemporary Contexts, eds. Patrick Cooper and Satoshi Kikuchi,  Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium 290 (Leuven: Peeters, 2017), 111-129.

“Reflections towards a Christian Spirituality of Pilgrimage and Service”, in Narrating Secularisms: Being Between Identities In A Secularized World​, (Washington: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy​), eds. William Desmond and Dennis Vanden Auweele, forthcoming.


Articles

“The God Who Is or the God Who May Be: William Desmond and Richard Kearney on the Quest(ion) of God”,Irish Philosophical Yearbook, forthcoming.

“Why We Need Erich Przywara”, Communio: International Catholic Review, forthcoming.

Book Reviews

Aidan Nichols, The Poet as Believer: A Theological Study of Paul Claudel, Saint Austin Review, Volume 15, No. 3, May/June 2015, pp. 31-33.

Richard Kearney, Anatheism: Returning to God after God, in Yearbook of the Irish Philosophical Society, 2013, pp. 161-167.

Erich Przywara, Analogia Entis: Metaphysics: Original Structure and Universal Rhythm, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 91, No. 1 2017, pp. 145-149.  

Cyril O’Regan, The Anatomy of Misremembering: Von Balthasar’s Response to Philosophical Modernity Vol. 1: Hegel, Louvain Studies, forthcoming.

Cyril O’Regan, The Anatomy of Misremembering: Von Balthasar’s Response to Philosophical Modernity Vol. 2: Heidegger, Louvain Studies, forthcoming.

John Milbank, Beyond Secular Order: The Representation of Being and the Representation of the People, Yearbook of the Irish Philosophical Society, forthcoming.

Giorgio Agamben, The Mystery of Evil: Benedict XVI and the End of Days, Louvain Studies, forthcoming.

Caitlin-Smith Gilson, Immediacy and Meaning: J. K. Huysmans and the Immemorial Origin of Metaphysics, Louvain Studies, forthcoming.

William Desmond, The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly.   

Interviews

“Between Philosophy and Theology: The Theological Implications of William Desmond’s Thought: An Interview with John Milbank”, in Radical Orthodoxy: Theology, Philosophy, Politics, forthcoming.