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Jeffery Nicholas


Photo of faculty memberAssociate Professor

Contact Information:
St. Catherine of Siena Hall 116


Ph.D. - University of Kentucky

Area(s) of Expertise:

Catholic social thought, ethics, political philosophy, critical theory, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of midwifery, philosophy of science fiction

Selected Publications:

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2014). In Adam Chmielewski. (Ed.) “Toward a Radical Integral Humanism: MacIntyre’s Continuing Marxism,” . Studia Philosophica Wratislaviensia, (Supplement), 223-243.

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2013). Of Buggers and Gods: Friendship in Ender’s Game. Wiley Blackwell.

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2012). Reason, Tradition, and the Good: Frankfurt School Critical Theory and MacIntyre's Reason of Traditions. University of Notre Dame Press.

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2011). Local Communities and Globalization in Caritas in Veritate. Solidarity1 (1-2) University of Notre Dame Australia.

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2003). Rights, Individualism, Community: Aristotle and the Communitarian-Liberalism Debate. Review Journal Of Political Philosophy1 (1-2), 223-249.

Recent Presentations:

Nicholas, Jeffery., Alasdair MacIntyre and Civic Humanism: Community, Freedom, and Tomorrow, Sergio Arboleda Universidad, Bogota Colombia, "Alasdair MacIntyre and Civic Humanism: Community, Freedom, and Tomorrow".

Nicholas, Jeffery., International Herbert Marcuse Society, Lexington, KY, "Paper: The Dimensions of Tradition: Or how substantive reason overcomes one-dimensional thinking". November, 2013.

Nicholas, Jeffery., International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry, Grand Rapids, MI, "Paper: Do We Need Human Nature? Social Critique and Substantive Reason". July, 2013.

Nicholas, Jeffery., International Critical Theory Conference of Rome, Rome, Italy, "The Nature of Reason: Toward a Critical Theory of Nature". May, 2013.

Nicholas, Jeffery., Radical Philosophy Association: What is Radical Philosophy Today, Buffalo, NY, "Revolutionary Practices, Education, and Ideology". October, 2012.

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