Program of Liberal Studies
M.A., Bonn University
M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Bernd Goehring is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Great Books in the Program of Liberal Studies and a Fellow of the Medieval Institute at Notre Dame. He received extensive training in Philosophy, Theology, Italian and Medieval Studies at Bonn, Florence, Oxford and Cornell. He has won fellowships from the Studienstiftung, the German Academic Exchange Service, the Italian Ministero degli Affari Esteri, the Europaeum-Program, the Mellon Foundation, and Georgetown University's Center for Medieval Philosophy.
Professor Goehring's area of research specialization is Medieval Philosophy. He is currently completing a book on Henry of Ghent's theory of cognition. His publications include “Truth as Rightness in Anselm of Canterbury and Henry of Ghent” and “Thomas Aquinas on Self-Knowledge and Self-Awareness”. He is a member of the Scotistic Commission of America, an international group of scholars preparing the critical edition of the Parisian works of John Duns Scotus for the series ‘Corpus Christianorum’. The Scotus edition is supported by a multi-year research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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