Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies

Faculty

Bernard Toussaint, Ph.D.

Bernard Toussaint, Ph.D.                            

Professor (philosophy)

Kindlon 153
e-mail | btoussaint@ben.edu
office | 630.829.6260
fax | 630.829.6251


Education


Ph.D., DePaul University | 1971

 

M.A., DePaul University | 1962

 

B.S., Loyola University, Chicago | 1957



Selected Publications and Presentations


“Plato and the Ideal of Liberal Education.” Substance, Judgment, and Evaluation: Seeking the Worth of a Liberal Arts, Core Text Education – Selected Papers from the Twelfth Annual Conference of the Association for Core Texts and Courses, Chicago, Illinois, April 6-9, 2006. Eds. Patrick T. Flynn, Jean-Marie Kauth, John Kevin Doyle, and J. Scott Lee. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2010. 17-22.

 

“Plato and the Ideal of Liberal Education.” 12th Annual Conference of the Association for Core Texts and Courses: “Substance, Judgment, and Evaluation: Seeking the Worth of a Liberal Arts, Core Text Education,” Chicago, IL (April 6-9, 2006).

 

“Knowledge by Connaturality.” Association for the Development of Philosophy (October 29, 2005).

 

“Max Scheler’s Theory of Repentance.” American Philosophical Association meeting (April 28, 2005).

 

Panel Chair, “Teaching Philosophy of Religion.” American Philosophical Association meeting (Apr. 28, 2004).

 

“Business Ethics: Is Money the Purpose of Business?” Today’s Executive, Jan/Feb 2003.

 

“The Absentee Landlord - Who is Responsible?” Association for the Development of Philosophy (November 9, 2002).


Courses Taught


Greek Philosophy
Philosphy of the Human Person
Philosophy of Being
Philosophy of Knowledge
Business Ethics
Contemporary Philsophy
Mediterranean World