B.A., Santa Clara University; Philosophy, 1987
M.A., University of Toronto; Philosophy, 1988
Ph.D., University of Toronto; Philosophy, 1995
Ph.D. Thesis Title: “Aquinas on Rationality, Freedom, and Deformed Choice”
Sample of Courses Taught
Undergraduate: Individual and Community, Philosophy of Law
Sample of Publications
Colvert, Gavin. “Aquinas on Raising Cain: Vice, Incontinence, and Responsibility.” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 71 (1997): 202-220.
Colvert, Gavin. “Aquinas and Davidson on Making Bad Choices.” Proceedings of the Conference on Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies, Villanova University, 1993-1994.
Colvert, Gavin. “Cognition without Mirrors: Ockham’s Theory of Signification.” The Modern Schoolman (2000).
Sample of Presentations
“God, Aquinas, and Natural Law Theory: The Question of Natural Kinds.” 48th Annual Wheaton Philosophy Conference, Wheaton Univeristy, IL, 1999.
“Virtue Politics: The Missing Element in Contemporary Virtue Theory.” ACPA Special Session, Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Washington, DC, 1998.
“Between the Head and the Heart: Aquinas on Some Open Questions in Ethics.” Philosophy Department Colloquium, University of South Carolina, 1998.