The Human Person: A Metaphysical Gaze 3: The Contribution from Psychology by Fr Thomas Dunton CSJ

“Psychology is generally understood as one of the most important forces in contemporary society, as such it is useful to trace its modern history in order to truly grasp modern psychology’s current directions. During the first half of the 20th century, American psychology was dominated by two schools of thought, behaviourism and psycho-analysis. While both…

The Human Person: A Metaphysical Gaze 2: The Discovery of the Human Person by Fr Thomas Dunton CSJ

Fr Marie-Dominique Philippe, the founder of the Community of St John, wrote the following lines in the first chapter of his book entitled ‘Retracing Reality’: “The search for wisdom has become particularly difficult in our time. The cultural milieu in which contemporary man lives does not favour it. The search for such wisdom is considered…

The new term has begun at the Institute of St John in London!

This autumn term 2017, we will spend our Tuesday morning sessions (10am-12noon) looking at the development of Hellenistic thought after Aristotle: Epicurus, the Stoics, Plotinus – who influences are still felt in the ethical patterns of thought of our modern era.  In the afternoons (from 12.45-1.45pm) Br Micheal Paul will give a theological commentary on…