More 2012 Books

It’s now laughable to me that I thought my earlier list of books might pretty well capture what’s come out. Without even trying very hard, I’ve now come up with a much longer list.  Here are only some of those, in no particular order. (More later.)

Medieval philosophy as transcendental thought: from Philip the Chancellor to Francisco Suarez / Jan A. Aertsen (Brill, 2012)

A companion to Boethius in the Middle Ages / edited by Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr., Philip Edward Phillips (Brill 2012)

Boethius on mind, grammar, and logic : a study of Boethius’ Commentaries on Peri hermeneias / by Taki Suto (Brill 2012)

Thomas Aquinas and the philosophy of punishment / Peter Karl Koritansky (CUA Press, 2012)

Augustine’s City of God: A Critical Guide / edited by James Wetzel (CUP, 2012)

The Philosophical Works of Al-Kindi / translated by Peter Adamson and P.E. Pormann (OUP, 2012)

The second-person perspective in Aquinas’s ethics : virtues and gifts / Andrew Pinsent (Routledge, 2012)

Christ’s two wills in scholastic thought : the Christology of Aquinas and its historical contexts / Corey L. Barnes (PIMS 2012)

Aquinas and radical orthodoxy : a critical inquiry / Paul J. DeHart (Routledge 2012)

Dynamic transcendentals : truth, goodness, and beauty from a Thomistic perspective / Alice M. Ramos (CUA Press, 2012)

Thomas Aquinas, The Power of God, translated by Richard J. Regan (OUP, 2012)

The science of being as being : metaphysical investigations / edited by Gregory T. Doolan (CUA Press, 2012)

Memory in Augustine’s theological anthropology / Paige E. Hochschild (OUP, 2012)

A companion to Augustine / edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid (Blackwell, 2012)

The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas / edited by Brian Davies and Eleonore Stump (OUP, 2012)

The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Philosophy / edited by John Marenbon (OUP, 2012)



I thought it might be of interest to post some information about jobs in medieval philosophy. Nate Bulthuis, a Cornell graduate student who’s finishing a dissertation on propositions in Walter Burley, has kindly shared with me his list. The annotations are his.

[Three jobs originally listed here have now been deleted. It turns out they were for last year! Thanks to Sydney Penner for catching this.]

Institution Type AOS
Armstrong Atlantic State University TT Medieval or Modern Philosophy
Brown University Postdoc Medieval Philosophy (including Arabic Philosophy)
College of Saint Benedict + Saint John’s University TT Ancient Philosophy OR Medieval Philosophy OR Ethics
Georgetown University TT Central research is constructively engaged with the Catholic philosophical tradition, broadly construed
Medieval Institute – Notre Dame Fixed term Medieval studies
Middle East Technical University (Arkana, Turkey) TT (?) Ancient and medieval philosophy
Mississippi University for Women TT AOS open. AOC: Introduction to Philosophy, Ancient and Medieval, Logic, Modern Philosophy, Business Ethics, Contemporary Ethical Problems
Missouri TT Any area in the history of philosophy prior to 1800
NYU – Abu Dhabi TT Open, with an emphasis on Arabric and Islamic Philosophy
Ohio State University TT Early Modern Philosophy or Late Medieval Philosophy
Spring Hill College TT AOS open. AOC:  Some combination of the following teaching competencies/interests desirable: continental, history (especially medieval or modern), Kant, aesthetics, environmental ethics, philosophy of education, or philosophy of gender/race
St. Norbert College Open Contract Open, but applicants with expertise in Early Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics and Epistemology, or Medieval Philosophy/Philosophy of Religion are especially welcome

It’s interesting to note that there are no jobs listed from Europe. Are there really no jobs? Is it the wrong time of year? Or are the jobs not being advertised internationally?