Dr. James Kow
Philosophy as a way of living. Ethics, History of Philosophy.
It would be nice to have at least one original thought by engaging in the broad sweep of human experience. I believe this might happen soon relatively speaking, or maybe it is simply a mental itch I suffer from.
BA - Philosophy/Minor in Buddhism at St. Michael’s College. University of Toronto
MA - Philosophy - Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. (Thesis: Hobbes’s Moral Philosophy)
PhD - Philosophy - University of Toronto (Thesis: Hegel - Political Philosophy and Religion)
Introduction to Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Anthropology—Phenomenology: Nagel and Sokolowski.
Bioethics, Business Ethics, Epistemology, Ethics, Advanced Ethics, Political Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Kant’s “Three Critiques,” Hegel’s “Phenomenology of Spirit,” Sartre’s “Being and Nothingness,” Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Existentialism, Plato’s Later Dialogues, Leo Strauss’s “ Natural Right and History,” Aquinas’ Metaphysics.
Women’s Studies (University of Toronto): Philosophy of Human Sexuality.
Catholic Studies Courses (U of Toronto):
1. Human Nature and Contemporary Catholicism.
2. Church and Society/Political Theory.
“The Recovery and Discovery of Being, Person and Things” in Person, Being, and History. Essays in Honour of Kenneth L. Schmitz. Eds M. Baur and Robert E. Woods. Washington D.C.: The Catholic University Press of America, 2011. pp.***/TBA. (March/2011)
Aquinas on the Transcendental of Truth : A Reply to Heidegger” in Philosophy, Tradition, and Culture Vol 3, 2003, pp.109-129
“What It is Appropriate to Say About the Person in the Eucharist” in Annual Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 2001. Vol pp.301-311.
“Geist:Hegel’s Systemic Principle of Interiority” in Philosophy and Theology Vo. 7.3 (1993, Spring) pp.249-287.
“The Christian Distinction: The Others and Post-Modernism”in Communio Vol. 20 (Winter, 1993), pp.603-615
Also Publications in International Philosophical Quarterly, Various American Catholic Philosophical Association Proceedings, and Bioethics.