Steven C. Snyder


Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

Associate Professor
Philosophy & Theology

Where were you educated?
B.A., Cornell College, Philosophy
M.S.L., Pontifical Institute for Mediaeval Studies (Toronto)
M.A., University of Toronto, Centre for Medieval Studies 
Ph.D., University of Toronto, Centre for Medieval Studies, Medieval Philosophy

What classes do you teach?
Ancient Philosophy
Medieval Philosophy
Modern Philosophy
Nature of Material Reality

What are your areas of expertise and/or research?
Albert the Great
Thomas Aquinas
Medieval Philosophy
History and Philosophy of Science

Where have you been published?

"Boethius' Consolatio Philosophiae: Philosophy Consoling and Consoled," in Faith & Reason. Timothy L. Smith, ed. Notre Dame: St. Augustine Press, in press.

"Evolution and the Origin of Species: Aristotelian Reflections, " in Science, Philosophy, and Theology. John O'Callaghan, ed. Notre Dame: St. Augustine Press,in press.

"Thomas Aquinas on the Reality of Time," Sapientia 55 (2000): 371-384

"Albert the Great: Creation and the Eternity of the World," in Philosophy and the God of Abraham: Essays in Memory of James A. Weisheipl, O.P., R. James Long, ed. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1991, pp. 191-202.

"Albert the Great, Incohatio Formae, and the Pure Potentiality of Matter, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 70 (1996): 63-82.

What kind of professional activities and associations are you active in?
Vice-president, Thomistic Society for Natural Philosophy, Member, American Catholic Philosophical Association, Member, International Committee for the History of Medieval and Renaissance Natural Philosophy, now the Society for Thomistic Natural PhilosophyInvited Participant, Thomistic Summer Institute (1996-2001), Teaching Excellence Award (1993-1994)

Contact information:
Dr. Steven C. Snyder
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630
W: 800.877.5456 ext. 1326
F: 540.636.1655
ssnyder@christendom.edu