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Winter Storm Alert- Tuesday January 27, 2015

Due to the continuing effects of the storm, Juno, all classes are cancelled tomorrow, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. Offices are closed on Wednesday. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to http://www.providence.edu/emergency

The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.

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Jeffery Nicholas

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

jnichol2@providence.edu
401-865-2562
St. Catherine of Siena Hall 117

Education:

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

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2013). Of Buggers and Gods: Friendship in Ender’s Game. Eds. Kevin Anderson. 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. Solidarity, University of Notre Dame Australia. 1 (1-2)

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