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Winter Storm Alert- Tuesday January 27, 2015

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Vance Morgan

Director, Director of Development of Western Civilization Program

Contact Information:
St. Catherine of Siena Hall 118


Ph.D. - Philosophy Marquette University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Ethics, Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Knowledge, American Philosophy

Awards and Honors:

Licensed Lay Preacher - Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island
Joseph R. Accinno Teaching Award Recipient - Center for Teaching Excellence and the Teaching Award Selection Committee (TASC)

Selected Publications:

Morgan, Vance. (2009). Miracles and Supernatural Physics: Simone Weil on the Relationship Between Science and Religion. The Relevance of the Radical: Simone Weil 100 Years Later, Continuum Publishing Group. , 107-22.

Morgan, Vance. (2008). Miracles et la physique surnaturelle: relations entre la science et la religion selon Simone Weil. Cahiers Simone Weil, 32 (3), 291-307.

Morgan, Vance. (2005). Weaving the World: Simone Weil on Mathematics, Science, and Love. University of Notre Dame Press. , 234 pages.

Morgan, Vance. (2004). The Christian Platonism of Simone Weil, University of Notre Dame Press. , 95-114.

Morgan, Vance. (1994). Foundations of Cartesian Ethics. Humanities Press. , 237 pages.

Recent Presentations:

Morgan, Vance., American Weil Society: Simone Weil and the Political, Berkeley, CA, "'Ideas Are Not Made For Fighting': A Lesson in Tolerance from the Cathars". May, 2011.

Morgan, Vance., Colloquy of the American Weil Society, Simone Weil: Are We Ready for Her?, Edwardsville, IL, "Simone Weil and Erotic Pedagogy". April, 2009.

Morgan, Vance., Simone Weil et la Science, Paris, France, "Miracles & Supernatural Physics". November, 2008.

Morgan, Vance., American Weil Society, Toronto, CA, "Grace Tangled with Violence: Looking behind 'Christ's Tender Smile'". April, 2008.

Morgan, Vance., The American Weil Society XXVII Annual Colloquy, Santa Fe, New Mexico, "The King and the Maiden: Reflections on Weil, Kierkegaard and the Moment". April, 2007.

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