N. Joseph Torchia, O.P.


Contact Information:



St. Catherine of Siena Hall 119


Ph.D. - Early Christian Studies The Catholic University of America

Ph.D. - Philosophy Fordham University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Philosophy of the Human Person, Philosophy of St. Augustine, Neoplatonism, later Greek and early Medieval Philosophy, Patristics

Selected Publications:

Torchia, O.P., N. (2013) Restless Mind: Curiositas and the Scope of Inquiry in St. Augustine's Psychology. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press

Selected Presentations:

Torchia, O.P., N. Dominicans and the Renewal of Thomism. The Doctrine of God One and Triune.. Thomistic Institute of the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C. - ""God, Soul, and Personhood: Divine Subsistence and its Anthropological Implications"" July, 2013

Torchia, O.P., N. Dominicans and the Challenge of Thomism. , Warsaw, Poland - "Aquinas, Personhood, and Postmodernism: In Search of an Elusive Common Ground" June, 2010

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