Gloria Frost

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Degree
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2009
M.A., University of Notre Dame, 2006
B.A., The Catholic University of America, Summa Cum Laude, 2004
Office
JRC 236
Phone
(651) 962-5352
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5352
Fax
(651) 962-5340
Mail
University of St. Thomas, JRC 241
2115 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

Assistant EditorAmerican Catholic Philosophical Quarterly

Areas of Specialty 
Medieval Philosophy

Areas of Competence
Philosophy of Religion
Ancient Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
Metaphysics

Publications
"Aquinas and Scotus on the Source of Contingency," Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy, vol. 2 (2014), forthcoming.

"Thomas Bradwardine on God and the Foundations of Modality," British Journal for the History of Philosophy, forthcoming.
  
"Thomas Aquinas on perpetual truth of essential propositions," History of Philosophy Quarterly, 27.3 (2010): 197-213.

“John Duns Scotus on God’s Knowledge of Sins: A test case for God’s knowledge of contingents,”Journal of the History of Philosophy, 48.1 (2010): 15-34.

“Thomas Aquinas on Truths about Nonbeings,” Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, 80 (2006): 101-113.

Online Papers
https://stthomas.academia.edu/GloriaFrost

Selected Presentations
"Three Medieval Models of Primary and Secondary Causation," University of Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy, University of Toronto, September 20-21, 2013.

"Aquinas and Scotus on the Causal Origin of Contingency," American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting, Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy Session, December 2012 [Invited].

"Aquinas and Scotus on the Causal Origin of Contingency," Modal Logic and Modalities in Ancient and Mediaeval Philosophy, Annual Ancient and Medieval Philosophy Colloquium, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada, October 18-20 [Invited].

"Thomas Aquinas on God's infallible causation of contingent effects," The Metaphysics of Aquinas and Its Modern Interpreters: Theological and Philosophical Perspectives, 31st Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham University, March 27, 2011.

Awards
Founder's Prize (for best paper by a junior scholar), Society of Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, 2012.

Edward Braham Award for Academic Excellence (awarded to a graduating philosophy major), School of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America, May 2004. 

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 197 - 07 Topics-The Person and the Good M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 108

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M - W - F - -

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1055 - 1200

Location:

MCH 108

Course Registration Number:

43511 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Gloria R. Frost

The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule

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J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
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Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 202 - 02 Medieval Philosophy - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510

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- T - R - - -

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1330 - 1510

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Course Registration Number:

20338 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Gloria R. Frost

An investigation of major philosophical problems in their medieval context. Possible topics include: faith and reason, free will, the role of authority, and the existence of God. Prerequisite: PHIL 115

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