Dr. Kenneth W. Kemp

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Phone
(651) 962-5360
Mail
JRC 217

Academic History

B.S.Lang., Russian Language, Georgetown University, 1973
M.A., Slavic Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin, 1975
M.A., Liberal Education, St. John's College, Annapolis, 1980
M.A., History & Philosophy of Science, University of Notre Dame, 1983
Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 1984

Expertise

Ethics History 
Philosophy of Science
Moral Philosophy (including Just-War Theory)
The Relation between Science & Religion

Selected Publications

"Thomistic Thoughts on the Place of God and Religion in Philosophy and at Universities,"Філософська думка. Sententiae. Теологія і філософія релігії. Спецвипуск ІІ (2011): 157-169.

"Science, Theology, and Monogenesis." American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 85 (2011): 2: 217-236.

Translation (with Zuzanna Maslanka) of Józef Zycinski, God & Evolution, Catholic University of America Press, 2006.

“Scientific Method & Appeal to Supernatural Agency: A Christian Case for Modest Methodological Naturalism.” Logos 3 (2000) : 2: 165-205.

“Faith as a Virtue in Theology, Philosopy, & Natural Science.” Faith & Philosophy  15 (1998): 4: 462-477.

“Punishment as Just Cause of War.” Public Affairs Quarterly 10 (1996): 4: 335-354.

Review article on John Boswell’s Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe, with Robert Kennedy. In Greek Orthodox Theological Review 41 (1996): 1: 57–80.

“The Possibility of Conflict Between Science & Christian Theology,” in Jitse M. van der Meer, ed., Facets of Faith & Science (University Press of America, 1996), pp. 247–266.

“Personal Pacifism.” Theological Studies 56: 1 (1995): 21–38.

“Speaking Falsely & Telling Lies,” with Thomas Sullivan. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 67 (1993): 151-170.

“Conscientious Objection,” Public Affairs Quarterly  7 (1993): 4: 303-324.

Selected Presentations

"What is Academic Freedom?” A presentation at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics & Culture conference “Joy in the Truth,” 30 September 2005

“Marriage, Same-Sex Relationships and Legal Recognition.” A lecture at the Catholic University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland, October, 2004. 

J-Term 2017 Courses

J-Term 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 399U - A01 Comp Politics: Central Europe - - - - - - - -
CRN: 10291 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kathleen H. Winters, Kenneth W. Kemp STUDY ABROAD: Lithuania, Belarus, Poland

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