Eleonore A. Stump: The Independent Institute

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Eleonore A. Stump
Eleonore A. Stump

Eleonore A. Stump is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at St. Louis University and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Center on Culture and Civil Society at the Independent Institute. She received her Ph.D. in medieval studies and philosophy from Cornell University.

Professor Stump has been President, Society of Christian Philosophers; President, American Catholic Philosophical Association; President, Central Division, American Philosophical Association; Member, National Executive Board, American Philosophical Association; Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; Professor, University of Notre Dame; Visiting Professor, Wuhan University, China; Danforth Fellow; Mellon Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellow, Cornell University; Postdoctoral Fellow (Founders), American Association of University Women; National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow; Pew Senior Fellow; Lilly Fellow, National Humanities Center; Honorary Lifetime Member the Jesuit Honor Society, Alpha Sigma Nu; Resident Scholar, Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research; Gifford Lecturer, University of Aberdeen; Joseph McCarthy Lecturer, Pontifical Gregorian University; and Stewart Fellow, Princeton University. She is also the recipient of Andrew W. Archibald Prize for Highest Scholarship; Alumni Teaching Award; and Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, Baylor University.

Her books include Boethius's De topicis differentiis; Cambridge History of Later Medieval Philosophy (ed. with N. Kretzmann, A. Kenny, and J. Pinborg); Hamartia: The Concept of Error in the Western Tradition: Essays in Honor of John Crosset; Simon of Faversham's Quaestiones super librum elenchorum; Boethius's In Ciceronis Topica; The Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts, Vol. 1, (with Norman Kretzmann); Dialectic and Its Place in the Development of Medieval Logic; Hermes and Athena: Biblical Exegesis and Philosophical Theology (with Thomas Flint); The Cambridge Companion to Aquinas (with Norman Kretzmann); Reasoned Faith; Philosophy of Religion: The Big Questions (with Michael Murray); Aquinas's Moral Theory: Essays in Honor of Norman Kretzman (with Scott MacDonald); The Cambridge Companion to Augustine (with Norman Kretzmann); Aquinas; Wandering in Darkness:Narrative and the Problem of Suffering; and Oxford Handbook on Thomas Aquinas (edited with Brian Davies).