Franciscan School of Theology

Mary Beth Ingham, CSJ

Professor of Philosophical Theology

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  • Licence ès Lettres (University of Fribourg)
  • PhD (University of Fribourg)

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Ingham, CSJ comes to FST from Loyola Marymount University where she was chair of the Philosophy Department and Professor of Philosophy. She received the President’s Fritz B. Burns Teaching Medal in 2000.

Dr. Ingham was President of the American Catholic Philosophical Society in 2009, and has served on the Franciscan Institute Summer faculty.

Dr. Ingham was part of the organizing committee for the “Quadruple Congress” in celebration of the 8th centenary of John Duns Scotus’ death in 2008, and she edited the first volume: Duns Scotus, Philosopher (with Oleg Bychkov).

Among her other books are: Rejoicing in the Works of the Lord: Beauty in the Franciscan Tradition (Franciscan Institute 2010); La Vie de la Sagesse: Le Stoicisme au Moyen Age (Cerf 2009); The Harmony of Goodness: Mutuality and Moral Living According to John Duns Scotus (1996), Scotus for Dunces: An Introduction to the Subtle Doctor (2003), and with Dr. Mechthild Dreyer, The Philosophical Vision of John Duns Scotus (2004).