About the Authors
Schumacher is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institut
Catholique de Paris, France and an editor for The Oxford
the Historical Reception of Augustine, a research project
at the University of St. Andrews.
Robert Anderson is a professor in the Philosophy Department
Saint Anselm College. He writes primarily on the New Natural Law
Theory of Germain Grisez, Joseph Boyle, and John Finnis and on the
philosophy of God. He writes only when he thinks he has something to
say (which is not often).
Urstad holds an MA and a PhD in Ancient Philosophy from the
University of Oslo, with particular focus on ancient ethical theory.
He teaches philosophy at the University of the Fraser Valley, BC,
Medri studied philosophy at the University of Bologna, Italy.
earned his degree with a dissertation about St. Bonaventure’s
ontology, and, recently, he completed a two year Master’s
degree with a paper concerning Hegel’s dialectic and ways to
teach the subject in High Schools.
lived for over a year in Atlanta, USA, in order to gain a better
command of English. Currently, he lives in Bologna, where he is
studying the theme of “desire” in ancient western and
eastern philosophies and improving his knowledge of the German
main interests include metaphysics, literature and religious studies.
is a former black belt in Karate, and he his very interested in
cinema and classical music (favorite composer: Gustav Mahler).
Butler hails from Pawtucket, RI and has recently earned his
in Philosophy from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH, where he
has also received Certificates in Asian Studies, Catholic Studies,
and in French. Primarily interested in the philosophy of mind,
aesthetics, and comparative religion, he hopes to pursue graduate
school in philosophy in the coming years.