The University of St. Thomas

Coulter, Gregory J.

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., Center for Thomistic Studies, UST-Houston
Phone: (651) 962-5353
Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5353

Mailing Address:
University of St. Thomas, 55-S
2115 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

Office Location: JRC 232

Current Courses
Course Title Credit Hours Days Time
115 - 27 Philosophy of Human Person 4 -  T   -  R  - 1525-1700
115 - 40 HONORS Phil of Human Person 4 -  T   -  R  - 1330-1510

Ph.D. in Philosophy, 1989, Center for Thomistic Studies, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX
M.A. in Philosophy, 1983, Center for Thomistic Studies, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX

Areas of Specialty
Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas
Philosophy of Mind

Some Courses Taught
Philosophical Principles in the thought of John Paul II
Christian Mysteries from a Philosophical Viewpoint
Faith and Doubt
The Social and Political Ideas of Aquinas and Augustine
Philosophy of G. K. Chesterton

Recent Related Academic
2003-2006: Board member, UST Irish Studies Department
2004 Fall Semester: Faculty in Residence, UST Bernardi Campus, Rome
1999-2001, January: Co-Director and Instructor of UST's Ethics in Hawai'i Program

Some Publications/ Presentations
2006 - Fall: "Academic Freedom?" Paper, UST, Faculty Development Summer Seminar.

2005 - Spring: "Gaudium et spes: Atheism, Culture and Christian Faith," Presented at the conference, The Call to Justice, The Legacy of Gaudium et spes, 40 years later, March 16-18, Vatican City.

2004 - Winter: "On Religious Belief," presented at the Society of Christian Philosophy Pacific Meeting, Biola University, California.

2003 - Spring: "Must Religious Belief Be Rational?" invited paper at the Center for Thomistic Studies, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas.

2002 - Fall: "Hannah Arendt: On Privacy, Private Property And Authentic Human Culture," presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for European Philosophy, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

2002 - Fall: "John Stuart Mill on Private Education" in Logos.