Anthony J. Lisska

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Anthony J. Lisska is Maria Theresa Barney professor of philosophy at Denison University. He is a specialist in Thomism and analytic philosophy and the thinking of St. Thomas Aquinas. He describes his "intellectual avocation" as regional history and he has written several books on the history of Ohio.[1] In 2016, the Denison University Gilpatrick Center was rededicated as the Lisska Center for Scholarly Engagement in honor of Anthony Lisska and his contributions to the university.[2][3] These contributions include serving as dean, chairing the philosophy department, and founding and chairing the Honors Program.

Lisska earned a Bachelor of Arts from Providence College, a master’s from Saint Stephen's College, a doctorate from The Ohio State University, and a certificate from the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Philosophy matters. Charles Merrill, 1978.
  • Aquinas theory of natural law: An analytic reconstruction. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1996.
  • A history of Aquinas College High School
  • An illustrated history of the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club. 2007.

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