Gregory Floyd Appointed Director of the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute
Gregory P. Floyd, Ph. D., has been appointed director of the Bernard Lonergan Institute as of November 1, 2018. Floyd joined Seton Hall University in 2016 and is a Teaching Fellow in the CORE curriculum. As director of the Lonergan Institute, he will oversee the operations of the institute's various responsibilities. These include the publication of the Lonergan Review, planning signature lectures, cosponsoring related lectures, and interacting with the Micah and Chesterton Institutes, which together constitute the Center for Catholic Studies
Floyd specializes in 19th and 20th-century European philosophy. His scholarship focuses on the history and methodology of phenomenology and hermeneutics, as well as the philosophy of religion. He has written about the way in which religious claims and traditions provide an opportunity for philosophy to reflect on the particular nature of its own investigation in terms of both its limits and its possibilities. His recent publications include, "Between Liberale Theologie and Religionsphilosophie: A New Perspective on Heidegger's Phenomenology of Religious Life," is published in Perspectiven mit Heidegger, (Vienna: Verlag Karl Alber), and "Between Idealism and Phenomenology: Kierkegaard on Religious Temporality" in On Time: Philosophical, Theological, and Literary Investigations (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016). More broadly, his areas of teaching and scholarship include the history of philosophy, philosophy, and literature, and the thought of Bernard Lonergan.
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