Dr. Leo White

Title: 
Lecturer
Office Location: 
Holmes Hall 118
Phone: 
443-377-3116
Email: 
alfred.white@morgan.edu
Education:

Doctor of Philosophy, 1997
The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
Dissertation: "The Experience of Individual Objects in Aquinas"

Master of Arts in Philosophy, 1989
University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas

Bachelor of Arts in English, 1980
Christendom College, Front Royal, Virginia

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy, 1997
The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
Dissertation: "The Experience of Individual Objects in Aquinas"

Master of Arts in Philosophy, 1989
University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas

Bachelor of Arts in English, 1980
Christendom College, Front Royal, Virginia

After growing up in California, Leo White studied at the Catholic University of American in Washington D.C., where he earned a Ph.D in Philosophy in 1997. His doctoral thesis on Thomas Aquinas focused on how perception affected by practical reasoning lies at the root of concept formation.

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Areas of concentration include philosophy of law, philosophy of God, and phenomenology. Dr.White has published in The Thomist, Tópicos, Truth Matters: Essays in Honor of Jacques Maritain, and the Proceedings for the American Catholic Philosophical Association.

At Morgan State, Dr. White has taught Introduction to Logic, Critical Thinking, Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, The Constitution and Philosophical Thought, Ethics, and Philosophy of Religion. Elsewhere he has taught Ancient Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Law and Society, and Theories of Knowledge. He has also given talks at local churches (Shrine of the Sacred Heart in Mt. Washington and St. Paul's Baptist Church in Baltimore) on such topics as human sexuality, redemptive suffering, and the relation between science and religion.