Category: Philosophy

Notre Dame Press Presents Its Fall 2023 Catalog of Publications

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to present our Fall 2023 catalog. This season’s titles engage a variety of topics, including theology, philosophy, medieval studies, American foreign policy, and creative writing. Some highlights and campus partnerships include: We hope you enjoy browsing through the catalog. You can pre-order these titles and read more […]

A Celebration of Women in History

In honor of Women’s History Month, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to spotlight some of our most important works written by or about influential women. Below you will find a wide collection of artists, academics, activists, and literary leaders, all showcasing the trailblazing spirit of the divine feminine.  Nannie Helen Burroughs: A […]

Catholic Schools and the Common Good series launches first book, “The Case for Parental Choice”

On March 15, 2023, the University of Notre Dame Press will publish The Case for Parental Choice: God, Family, and Educational Liberty by John E. Coons, a leading advocate for parental choice over their children’s schooling. The book is edited by University of Notre Dame faculty Nicole Stelle Garnett, Richard W. Garnett, and Ernest Morrell. The Case for Parental Choice is the first book […]

An Interview with John Coons, Author of “The Case for Parental Choice”

John E. Coons is the Robert L. Bridges Professor of Law (Emeritus) at Berkeley Law, University of California, Berkeley. The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish his newest book, The Case for Parental Choice: God, Family, and Educational Liberty (March 2023). He recently answered some of our questions about his research. When did […]

Notre Dame Book Symposium for “Incomprehensible Certainty” by Thomas Pfau

On Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 4:00pm EST, the Departments of English, German and Russian Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, and Theology at the University of Notre Dame, together with the University of Notre Dame Press, will co-host a book symposium at McKenna Hall for Thomas Pfau’s new work, Incomprehensible Certainty: Metaphysics and Hermeneutics of the Image (University of Notre Dame Press, 2022). Pfau’s study of images and visual experience is a tour de force […]

New Paperback Release: “The Architecture of Law” by Brian M. McCall

The Architecture of Law: Rebuilding Law in the Classical Tradition argues that classical natural law jurisprudence provides a superior answer to the questions “What is law?” and “How should law be made?” rather than those provided by legal positivism and “new” natural law theories. The Architecture of Law explores the metaphor of law as an […]

New Paperback Release: “Ars Vitae” by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn

Ars Vitae: The Fate of Inwardness and the Return of the Ancient Arts of Living is an ambitious and timely book which examines the reappearance of ancient philosophical thought in contemporary American culture. Lasch-Quinn argues that despite the flood of self-help guides and our current therapeutic culture, feelings of alienation and spiritual longing continue to […]

Philosophy and the Soul’s Search for God

In the following blog post, Paul Herrick responds to the charge that theistic arguments are mere “god of the gap” fallacies. He expands on his argument in Philosophy, Reasoned Belief, and Faith and shares why any course on philosophy needs to integrate arguments for God’s existence. When philosophers give arguments for God’s existence, they are often […]

An Excerpt from “Alasdair MacIntyre: An Intellectual Biography” by Émile Perreau-Saussine

Winner of the prestigious 2005 Philippe Habert Prize, the late Émile Perreau-Saussine’s Alasdair MacIntyre: Une biographie intellectuelle stands as a definitive introduction to the life and work of one of today’s leading moral philosophers. With Nathan J. Pinkoski’s translation, this long-awaited, critical examination of MacIntyre’s thought is now available to English readers for the first time, including […]

Notre Dame Press Presents its Spring 2023 Catalog of Publications

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to present its Spring 2023 catalog. This collection will engage readers across a variety of disciplines, including theology, philosophy, political science, and other areas that align with the academic strengths of the University of Notre Dame. These titles illustrate our commitment to maintaining an innovative and sustainable publishing […]