Harrison

A New Program Coordinator for TIC!

The TIC is excited to announce that yesterday, Harrison Lee became our new full-time Program Coordinator. Harrison holds MA’s in Philosophy from University College London and Georgia State University. Harrison will coordinate our local activities and help organize our events. He will also edit and update our websites. Additionally, in the upcoming months, Harrison will … Continue reading A New Program Coordinator for TIC!

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Incivility

Gratuitous Incivility

By Santo J. Costa

In my book Humanity at Work, I speak of a concept I call “gratuitous incivility.” You see it, unfortunately, in many aspects of our lives; you see it in politics, you see it in the business world, and you see it in how people treat one another and deal with one another. There was a … Continue reading Gratuitous Incivility

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Philosophandum in Fide

By Ralph McInerny

For some centuries now it has been the practice of secular philosophers and historians of philosophy to bracket the work of believing philosophers, judging that it cannot count as “real” philosophy, “real’ philosophy being secular philosophy. In this way, the Christian philosopher is excluded by stipulative definition and often a thousand years of thinking is … Continue reading Philosophandum in Fide

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Jude Dougherty

Interview with Jude Dougherty, Part 1

Dr. Jude Dougherty is professor emeritus and the dean emeritus of the School of Philosophy at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. A faithful son of the Catholic University of America, Dr. Dougherty did his undergraduate and graduate studies there, receiving his PhD in philosophy in 1960 and returning to CUA in 1966 … Continue reading Interview with Jude Dougherty, Part 1

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Matthew Levering

Interview with Matthew Levering

Dr. Matthew Levering received a B.A. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993, a M.T.S. from Duke Divinity School in 1996, and a Ph.D. from Boston College in 2000. He has taught at Ave Maria College, Ave Maria University, and the University of Dayton, and is currently James and … Continue reading Interview with Matthew Levering

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Raging In The Dark

By Ralph McInerny

I have recently written a little book called Some Catholic Writers which is due to appear in the months ahead. Considering the influence of the faith on the minds and imaginations of authors reveals how various and unpredictable that influence can be. It occurs to me that one might gather together authors who lost the … Continue reading Raging In The Dark

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Fulvio Di Blasi St. Nicholas Ball 2016

St. Nicholas Ball 2016

By Fulvio Di Blasi

Dear friends of the Thomas International Center, We have been truly blessed this year and we had a great turn out on Saturday on our Panel discussion and St. Nicholas Ball. We are growing fast and are improving our activities and performance year by year. We are humbled by the way in which we are … Continue reading St. Nicholas Ball 2016

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The Colors of the Shield

By Fulvio Di Blasi

TIC Coat of Arms is a shield because it symbolizes the vocation of intellectuals, to defend the truth against the errors and adversities of ideology and power. The interior of the shield displays four main symbols: from the upper left, five waves, the wing of an angel, an unsheathed double-edged sword, and a tuft of … Continue reading The Colors of the Shield

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Holiday letter 2016

By Santo J. Costa

A Thanksgiving letter by our friend Sandy Costa! Jesus said, “[Y]ou will know the truth and the truth will set you free.” John, 8:32 I write to you this day with great joy and swelling tides of thanksgiving. At this season, of course, much contributes to our sense of an ending to the year, and sometimes that … Continue reading Holiday letter 2016

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Learned Ignorance

By Ralph McInerny

Preparing the index for The Logic of Analogy, nearly fifty years ago, was a mindless but highly enjoyable task. Page proofs and separate sheets of paper for each  letter of the alphabet were spread all over the table as I pored over the text and entered words, then page numbers on the sheets. After the … Continue reading Learned Ignorance

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