Jeffrey Brower

Department Information

Philosophy // Faculty
Religious Studies // SIS // Faculty
Medieval Studies // SIS // Faculty

Office Information

  • Specialization

  • Medieval Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion

  • Selected Publications


    • “Aquinas on Mental Representation: Concepts and Intentionality” (with Susan Brower-Toland), The Philosophical Review 117 (2008): 193-243.

    • “Material Constitution and the Trinity” (with Michael Rea), Faith and Philosophy 22 (2005): 57-76.

    • “Relations without Polyadic Properties: Albert the Great on the Nature and Ontological Status of Relations,” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 83 (2001), 225–57.

    Book Chapters

    • “Matter, Form, and Individuation.” In The Oxford Handbook to Aquinas, eds. Brian Davies and Eleonore Stump.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

    • “Simplicity and Aseity.” In The Oxford Handbook to Philosophical Theology, eds. Michael Rea and Thomas Flint, 105-228.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

    • “Anselm’s Ethics.”  In The Cambridge Companion to Anselm, eds. Brian Davies and Brian Leftow, 222-256.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

    Edited Book

    • The Cambridge Companion to Abelard.  Co-edited with Kevin Guilfoy.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

    Selected Honors

    • Humboldt Research Fellowship. Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Thomas-Institut, Universität zu Köln, Germany (2006-2007).

    Work in Progress

    • Book: Aquinas on Material Objects.

    • Journal Article: “Aquinas on Change and Hylomorphism.”

    • Journal Article: “Aquinas on Lying.”

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