Dr. D. Jeffrey Dirk Wilson

Doctor en Filosofía por la Universidad Católica de América, Washington, DC: 2009. Antes de dedicarse a la vida filosófica, fue ministro de la Iglesia Presbiteriana de EE. UU. (1979-2007) y pastor de la Iglesia Presbiteriana de Westminster en York, Pensilvania. (1983-2004). También fue presidente del Consejo del Condado de Harford (1990-94). Enseñó filosofía en la Universidad Mount St. Mary en Emmitsburg, Maryland (2007-09). En 2007, fue recibido en plena comunión con la Iglesia Católica. Tiene títulos de Bowdoin College, Union Theological Seminary (Nueva York), Oxford University y The Catholic University of America. Además, ha estudiado en la Universidad de Hamburgo, la Universidad de Edimburgo y la Universidad de París X en Nanterre.

Historial Académico
  • Collegiate Associate Professor (formerly Clinical Associate Professor), The School of Philosophy of the Catholic University of America, 2015-present.
  • Non-Resident Fellow, Instituto de Filosofía Edith Stein (Granada, Spain), 2021-present.
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, The School of Philosophy of The Catholic University of America, 2009-2015.
  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, St. Mary’s Seminary and University, School of Theology, winter-spring 2013.
  • Lecturer (full-time), Mount St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, Maryland, 2007-2009.
  • Lecturer, The School of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 2005-2006, fall 2006.
  • Member, Presbyteries’ Cooperative Committee on Examinations for Candidates of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), 2001-2007.
  • Teacher, Carpathian English Summer School, Ukrainian Catholic University: July, 1998.
Área de Especialización
  • Filosofía griega antigua
  • Metafísica clásica
  • Filosofia politica
Premios & Distinciones
  • Lecturer Development Grant, The Catholic University of America: 2019.
  • Aristotle Prize, Metaphysical Society of America: 2009.
  • Pastoral Study Grant from the Louisville Institute for the project, “The Contemplative Congregation: Moving Monasticism Out of Doors”: 2000.
  • Hitchcock Prize in Church History, Union Theological Seminary: 1979.
  • Roothbert Fellow: 1978.
Publicaciones Seleccionadas

Academic (Philosophy)

Edited Book:

  • Mystery and Intelligibility: History of Philosophy as Pursuit of Wisdom. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2021.

Book Chapters:

  • “Gorgias as Reductio ad absurdum Argument: Socrates, True Politician but Failed Teacher?” In Liberty, Democracy, and the Temptations to Tyranny in the Dialogues of Plato. Edited by Charlotte C. S. Thomas. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2021: 171-193.
  • “Introduction: Mystery and Intelligibility.” In Mystery and Intelligibility: History of Philosophy as Pursuit of Wisdom. Edited by Jeffrey Dirk Wilson. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2021: 1-29.
  • “Wonder and the Discovery of Being: Homeric Myth and the Natural Genera of Early Greek Philosophy.” In Mystery and Intelligibility: History of Philosophy as Pursuit of Wisdom. Edited by Jeffrey Dirk Wilson. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2021: 82-109.
  • “Pinocchio and the Puppet of Plato’s Laws.” In Civic Republicanism, Enlightenment and Modernity: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics. Edited by Geoffrey Kellow and Neven Brady Leddy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016: 282-304.

Articles:

  • “A Proposed Solution of St. Thomas Aquinas’s ‘Third Way’ through Pros hen Analogy.” Philotheos 19/1 (2019): 85-105.
  • “Wonder and the Discovery of Being: Homeric Myth and the Natural Genera of Early Greek Philosophy.” The Review of Metaphysics 70/3 (March 2017): 411-33.
  • “Plato’s Educational Paradigm Shift: From Authority to Dialectic.” In Proceedings of the 2016 3rd International Conference on Education, Language, Art and Inter-cultural Communication (ICELAIC 2016). Edited by Eric McAnally et. alia. January 2017.
  • “A Consideration of Roland Barthes’s The Pleasure of the Text: From an Erotics to an Agapics of Reading.” International Philosophical Quarterly 56, no. 4 (December 2016): 469-86. Online First: https://www.pdcnet.org//pdc/bvdb.nsf/purchase?openform&fp=ipq&id=ipq_2016_0056_0004_0469_0486&onlyautologin=true
  • “Plato on Homer: Heroic Liars and the Concept of Injustice in Hippias minor.” Bulletin of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. Philosophy Series 2016, No. 2 (Summer 2016): 95-101.
  • “Vico’s Metaphysics of Poetic Wisdom.” Clio 41, no. 3 (Summer 2012): 339-58.

Encyclopaedia Entries:

  • “Being.” Revision of article originally by Ralph Matthew McInerny. New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics and Philosophy. Ed. Robert L. Fastiggi. 4 vols. Detroit: Gale, 2013.
  • “Distinctions, Kinds of.” Revision of article originally by John Joseph Glanville. New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics and Philosophy. Ed. Robert L. Fastiggi. 4 vols. Detroit: Gale, 2013.
  • “Scientism.” Revision of article originally by Edward Quinlisk Franz. New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics and Philosophy. Ed. Robert L. Fastiggi. 4 vols. Detroit: Gale, 2013.

Academic (Theology)

  • “St. Aelred of Rievaulx’s Model of Spiritual Friendship as a Paradigm for Ecumenical Conversation.” In Friendship as an Ecumenical Value: Proceedings of the International Conference Held on the Inauguration of the Institute of Ecumenical Studies (Lviv, 11-15 June 2005), edited by Antoine Arjakovsky and Marie-Aude Tardivo, 157-167. Lviv: Ukrainian Catholic University Press, 2006.
  • “Husbandry: A Treatment of Genesis 1:24-31,” The Register 3/2 (2001): 76-81.
  • “Preaching as Pastoral Care.” In Beside Still Waters, edited by J. Stephen Muse, 157-180. Macon: Smyth and Helwys, 2000.
  • “Reformed Christians: Quo Vadamus?” The Register 2/1 (2000): 73-76.
  • “Telling Time By Prayer.” Pastoral Forum 15/1 (1997)
  • “The Dawning Silence.” The Expository Times 97/6 (March 1986): 173-74.
  • “The Prayer of Naked Living.” The Expository Times 93/1 (October 1981): 20-21.
  • “The Integrity of John 3:22-36,” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 10 (1981): 34-41.

Book Reviews:

  • Lucas, George. The Ordering of Time: Meditations on the History of Philosophy. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020, The Review of Metaphysics 75/1 (September 2021):150-152.
  • Rosemann, Philipp W. Charred Root of Meaning: Continuity, Transgression, and the Other in Christian Tradition. Grand Rapids, MI: William Eerdmanns Publishing Company, 2018, The Review of Metaphysics 72/4 (June 2019) : 807-808.
  • Wilford, Paul T. and Kate Havard. Athens, Arden, Jerusalem: Essays in Honor of Mera Flaumenhaft. Lanham,MD: Lexington Books, 2017, The Review of Metaphysics 72/2 (December 2018) : 403-404.
  • Verene, Donald Phillip. Metaphysics and the Modern World. Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books, 2016, The Review of Metaphysics 72/1 (September 2018) : 157-158.
  • Verene, Donald Phillip. Vico’s “New Science”: A Philosophical Commentary. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015, The Review of Metaphysics 70/4 (June 2017) : 795-797.
  • Verene, Donald Phillip. Moral Philosophy and the Modern World. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2013, The Review of Metaphysics 68/2 (December 2014) : 448-450.
  • Widder, Nathan. Political Theory after Deleuze. New York: Continuum, 2012, The Review of Metaphysics 67/3 (March 2014) : 672-674.
  • Thomas L. Cooksey. Plato’s “Symposium”: A Reader’s Guide. New York: Continuum, 2010,The Review of Metaphysics 65/1 (September 2011) : 150-152.
  • Steven Berg. Eros and the Intoxications of Enlightenment: On Plato’s “Symposium”. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2010, The Review of Metaphysics 64/3 (March 2011) : 625-627.
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