Grant, W. Matthews
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., Fordham University
Office Location: JRC 244
On Leave - 2012-2013 Academic Year
"Our Merits, God's Gifts," accepted in Steven A. Long and Christopher J. Thompson (eds.) Reason and the Rule of Faith: Conversations in the Tradition with John Paul II (University Press of America, forthcoming).
"Can a libertarian hold that our free acts are caused by God?" Faith and Philosophy 27 (2010): 22-44.
"Aquinas on how God causes the act of sin without causing the sin itself," The Thomist 73 (2009): 455-96.
"Anselm, God, and the Act of Sin: Interpretive Difficulties," The Saint Anselm Journal 5.2 (2008).
"Must a Cause be Really Related to its Effects?: The Analogy between Divine and Libertarian Agent Causality," Religious Studies 43 (2007): 1-23.
"Aquinas, Divine Simplicity, and Divine Freedom," Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 77 (2004): 129-144.
"The Naturalistic Fallacy and Natural Law Methodology," in Truth Matters, ed. John Trapani (Washington, DC: American Maritain Association, distributed by Catholic University of America Press, 2004): 168-181.
"Aquinas among Libertarians and Compatibilists: Breaking the Logic of Theological Determinism," Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 75 (2002): 221-235.
"MacIntyre's Interpretation of adaequatio intellectus et rei," in Jacques Maritain and the Many Ways of Knowing, ed. Douglas A. Ollivant (Washington, DC: American Maritain Association, distributed by Catholic University of America Press, 2002): 102-119.
"Counterfactuals of Freedom, Future Contingents, and the Grounding Objection to Middle Knowledge," Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 74 (2001): 307-323.