Lawrence Dewan, O.P., a world-renowned Thomistic philosopher, will be giving a lecture on Friday, January 28 at 4 p.m. The talk, entitled Being a Disciple of St. Thomas Aquinas, will be held in the Chapel Crypt.
Dewan is a member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome. He studied philosophy at the University of Toronto, the University of Paris, and the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. He has taught at the University of Ottawa, Saint Mary’s University, the University of Toronto, Université Laval of Québec, and the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
He is author of two books: Form and Being: Studies in Thomistic Metaphysics and Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics.
The talk is a re-inauguration of a Christendom College tradition of having a distinguished guest speak on the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas.