​​​pax et bonum
Thomas M. Ward
(I usually go by "Tom")​
thomasmward at gee mail dot kom

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University, 2017-
Ph.D. (UCLA), M.Phil. (Oxon.), B.A. (Biola)

Curriculum Vitae

John Duns Scotus on Parts, Wholes, and Hylomorphism. Brill, 2014.
Journal Articles
“Losing the Lost Island,” International Journal for Philosophy of Religion. Forthcoming.
“Many Exits on the Road to Corpuscularianism,” Proceedings of the Society for Medieval Logic and Metaphysics 15. Forthcoming.
“Voluntarism, Atonement, and Duns Scotus,” The Heythrop Journal 58:1 (2017)
“Reconstructing Aquinas’s World: Themes from Brower,” Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy 4 (2016)
“Thomas Aquinas and John Buridan on Hylomorphism and the Beginning of Life,” Res Philosophica 93:1 (2016)
“Transhumanization, Personal Identity, and the Afterlife: Thomistic Reflections on a Dantean Theme,” New Blackfriars 96:1065 (2015)
“John Duns Scotus’s Pluralism about Substantial Form,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 50:4 (2012)
“Spinoza on the Essences of Modes,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19:1 (2011)
“Relations without Forms: Some Consequences of Aquinas’s Metaphysics of Relations,” Vivarium 48:3-4 (2010)
“How Aquinas Could’ve Argued that God is Really Related to Creatures,” Proceedings of the Society for Medieval Logic and Metaphysics 6 (2006)
Book Chapters
“Parts, Wholes, and the Elements in Some Medieval Philosophers,” Parts and Wholes, ed. Andrew Arlig. Turnhout: Brepols. Forthcoming.
“Scotus and Ockham on the Relations of Matter and Form,” Relations, ed. Christophe Erismann. Turnhout: Brepols. Forthcoming.
“Vincent Ferrer’s Theory of Natural Supposition,” Modern Views of Medieval Logic, ed. Benedikt Löwe et al.. Leuven: Peeters. Forthcoming.
“Notes from a Nominalist in a New Incunabulum by Symphorien Champier” with B. Copenhaver, in Essays in Renaissance Thought and Letters in Honor of John Monfasani, ed. A. Frazier. Brill, 2015.
“Either Demons Exist or God Doesn’t,” The Devil and Philosophy, ed. Robert Arp. Chicago: Open Court, 2014.
Reference Articles
“Forms,” The Routledge Companion to Medieval Philosophy, ed. Richard Cross and JT Paasch. London: Routledge. Forthcoming
“John Duns Scotus,” T&T Clark Companion to the Atonement, ed. Adam Johnson. T&T Clark, 2017.
“The Place of God in the Meditations,” The Great Books Reader, ed. John Mark Reynolds. Bloomington, MN: Bethany House, 2011.
Book Reviews
Edward Feser, Scholastic Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction, in Pro Ecclesia 26:1 (2017)
John Duns Scotus, Duns Scotus on Time and Existence: The Questions on Aristotle’s ‘De Interpretatione’, trans. E. Buckner and J. Zupko, in History and Philosophy of Logic 37:3 (2015)
Thomas Aquinas, Basic Works, ed. J. Hause and R. Pasnau, in Comitatus 46 (2015)
Katherine Lewis, Kingship and Masculinity in Late Medieval England, in Comitatus 45 (2014)
Thomas Aquinas, Disputed Questions on Virtue, trans. Jeffrey Hause and Claudia Eisen Murphy, Comitatus 42 (2011)
A. Minnis and R. Voaden (eds.), Medieval Holy Women in the Christian Tradition, c.1100-c.1500, in Comitatus 42 (2011)
John J. Conley, S.J., Adoration and Annihilation: The Convent Philosophy of Port Royal, in Comitatus 41 (2010)
Leo Strauss, On Plato’s Symposium, in Philosophia Christi 6:2 (2004)
Work in Progress
Two papers in history of metaphysics, two papers in history of ethics, and one paper in disability studies (titles not given to preserve blind review)