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Jeffery Nicholas


Photo of faculty memberAssociate Professor

Contact Information:
St. Catherine of Siena Hall 116


Ph.D. - University of Kentucky

Area(s) of Expertise:

Catholic social thought, ethics, political philosophy, critical theory, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of midwifery, philosophy of science fiction

Selected Publications:

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2014). “Toward a Radical Integral Humanism: MacIntyre’s Continuing Marxism,” . Studia Philosophica Wratislaviensia, Eds. Adam Chmielewski. (Supplement), 223-243.

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2013). Of Buggers and Gods: Friendship in Ender’s Game. Eds. Kevin Anderson. Wiley Blackwell.

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2012). Reason, Tradition, and the Good: Frankfurt School Critical Theory and MacIntyre's Reason of Traditions. University of Notre Dame Press.

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2011). Local Communities and Globalization in Caritas in Veritate. Solidarity, University of Notre Dame Australia. 1 (1-2)

Nicholas, Jeffery. (2003). Rights, Individualism, Community: Aristotle and the Communitarian-Liberalism Debate. Review Journal Of Political Philosophy, 1 (1-2), 223-249.

Recent Presentations:

Nicholas, Jeffery., Alasdair MacIntyre and Civic Humanism: Community, Freedom, and Tomorrow, Sergio Arboleda Universidad, Bogota Colombia, "Alasdair MacIntyre and Civic Humanism: Community, Freedom, and Tomorrow".

Nicholas, Jeffery., International Herbert Marcuse Society, Lexington, KY, "Paper: The Dimensions of Tradition: Or how substantive reason overcomes one-dimensional thinking". November, 2013.

Nicholas, Jeffery., International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry, Grand Rapids, MI, "Paper: Do We Need Human Nature? Social Critique and Substantive Reason". July, 2013.

Nicholas, Jeffery., International Critical Theory Conference of Rome, Rome, Italy, "The Nature of Reason: Toward a Critical Theory of Nature". May, 2013.

Nicholas, Jeffery., Radical Philosophy Association: What is Radical Philosophy Today, Buffalo, NY, "Revolutionary Practices, Education, and Ideology". October, 2012.

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