Ronald Begley Professor of Philosophy and Latin

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M.A., Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. Haverford College;

I specialize in ancient philosophy, the scholastic-humanist debate, Pascal, Newman and Kierkegaard.


I am currently collaborating with Daniel Sheerin (University of Notre Dame) on volume 79 of the Collected Works of Erasmus, a translation and annotation of two apologiae of Erasmus against the Carthusian monk and Paris theologian, Pierre Cousturier. Recent publications include Metaphor in the Apologia and Newman’s Conversion in Ian Ker ed., Newman and Conversion.