2015 Aquinas

From Impassibility to Self-Affectivity:

the Trinitarian Metaphysics of Esse in Thomass Summa theologiae

by Wayne J. Hankey

Dalhousie University and Kings College


Internationally recognized authority on neoplatonism and medieval philosophy Wayne J. Hankey will deliver the 33rd Annual Aquinas Lecture at the University of Dallas on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in Lynch Auditorium. Hankey, who serves as Carnegie Professor of Classics and Chair at Dalhousie University and Kings College  in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will deliver a lecture titled From Impassibility to Self-Affectivity: the Trinitarian Metaphysics of Esse in Thomass Summa theologiae. 

The 2015 Aquinas Lecture will be introduced by the Most Reverend Michael Olson, Bishop of Fort Worth. Dr. Matthew Walz, of the UD Philosophy Department, will deliver a response to Hankeys lecture immediately afterwards. 


Wednesday, January 28, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Lynch Auditorium
Reception to follow in Gorman Faculty Lounge

The Aquinas Lecture is free and open to the public. 


Friday, January 30, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Gorman Faculty Lounge

The seminar will be an opportunity for in-depth discussion of Professor's Hankey's lecture. Text

These events are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the UD Philosophy Department by phone at 972-721-5161 or by email at phildept@udallas.edu.


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