Eleonore Stump

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Eleonore Stump
Born 1947
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Era 20th- / 21st-century philosophy
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Eleonore Stump is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where she has taught since 1992. She received a B.A. in classical languages from Grinnell College (1969), where she was valedictorian and received the Archibald Prize for scholarship; she has an M.A. in Biblical Studies (New Testament) from Harvard University (1971), and an M.A. and Ph.D in Medieval Studies (Medieval Philosophy) from Cornell University (1975). Before coming to Saint Louis University, she taught at Oberlin College, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and University of Notre Dame. Currently, she also holds secondary or honorary appointments at Wuhan University and Australian Catholic University.

She has published extensively in medieval philosophy, philosophy of religion, and contemporary metaphysics. Her books include her major study Aquinas (Routledge, 2003) and her extensive treatment of the problem of evil, Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford, 2010).

Among the named lectureships she has given are the Gifford Lectures (Aberdeen, 2003), the Wilde lectures (Oxford, 2006), and the Stewart lectures (Princeton, 2009). In 2013, the American Catholic Philosophical Association awarded her the Aquinas medal.

She has held grants from the Danforth Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Association of University Women, the National Humanities Center, and the Pew Charitable Trust. In addition, she has received several teaching awards, including, in 2004, the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching from Baylor University. For 2013-15, together with John Greco, she holds a $3.3 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation for a project on intellectual humility.[1]

She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division; and she is currently the president of the Philosophers in Jesuit Education. She is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Stump, E (1978). Boethius's" De Topicis Differentiis". 
  • Stump, E (1979). "Petitionary prayer". American Philosophical Quarterly. 16: 81–91. JSTOR 20009745. 
  • Stump, E; N Kretzmann (1981). "Eternity". The Journal of Philosophy. 78: 429–458. JSTOR 2026047. 
  • Stump, E (1985). "The problem of evil". Faith and Philosophy. 
  • Stump, E; N Kretzmann (1985). "Absolute simplicity". Faith and Philosophy. 
  • Kretzmann, N; E Stump (1988). The Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts: Volume 1, Logic and the Philosophy of Language. 
  • Stump, E (1988). "Sanctification, hardening of the heart, and Frankfurt's concept of free will". 
  • Stump, E (1989). Dialectic and its Place in the Development of Medieval Logic. 
  • Stump, E (1990). "Intellect, will, and the principle of alternative possibilities". 
  • Stump, E; N Kretzmann (1991). "Being and goodness". 
  • Kretzmann, N; E Stump (1993). The Cambridge Companion to Aquinas. 
  • Stump, E (1995). "Non-Cartesian substance dualism and materialism without reductionism". Faith and Philosophy. 
  • Stump, E (1996). "Libertarian freedom and the principle of alternative possibilities". 
  • Stump, E (1999). "Alternative possibilities and moral responsibility: The flicker of freedom". The Journal of Ethics. 
  • Stump, E; MJ Murray (1999). "Philosophy of religion: The big questions". 
  • Stump, E (2001). "Augustine on free will". The Cambridge Companion to Augustine. 
  • Stump, E; N Kretzmann (2001). The Cambridge Companion to Augustine. 
  • Stump, E (2008). Aquinas. 
  • Stump, E (2010). "Wandering in darkness: Narrative and the problem of suffering". 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Philosophy and Theology of Intellectual humility". Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  2. ^ "PJE Officers Page". Retrieved 25 April 2014. 

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