Faculty

Instructor

 

Dr. Christopher Brown

Professor

chrisb@utm.edu

731-881-7471

 

 

Bio:

Christopher M. Brown (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2002) is professor of philosophy at the University of Tennessee at Martin, where he has taught since 2002. He has published articles in The Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, The Thomist, and The American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly. His first book is entitled Aquinas and the Ship of Theseus: Solving Puzzles about Material Objects (Continuum, 2005). He routinely teaches courses in ancient and medieval philosophy, contemporary metaphysics, the philosophy of religion, and the philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas. He is currently working on a book that treats St. Thomas' views on God and human happiness in heaven.

Representative Publications:

  • "Some Logical Problems for Scientism," Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 85 (2011): 189-200.
  • "Friendship in Heaven: Aquinas on Supremely Perfect Happiness and the Communion of the Saints," in Metaphysics and God: Essays in Honor of Eleonore Stump. Ed. Kevin Timpe (London and New York: Routledge, 2009), 225-48.
  • "Souls, Ships, and Substances: A Reply to Toner," American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 81 (2007): 655-68.
  • "Artifacts, Substances, and Transubstantiation: Solving a Puzzle for Aquinas's Views," The Thomist 71 (2007): 89-112.
  • Aquinas and the Ship of Theseus: Solving Puzzles about Material Objects (London: Continuum, 2005).

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