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Professor Francis J. Ambrosio, Ph.D.

Professor Francis J. Ambrosio
  • Georgetown University
  • Fordham University
I hope this course will help us better understand our own values, as well as the values of those who differ from us, so that we can cooperate in meeting the challenges that confront humanity now more urgently than ever before.

Dr. Francis J. Ambrosio is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University. He earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Fordham University, with a specialization in contemporary European philosophy. At Georgetown University, Professor Ambrosio received the 1998 Bunn Award for Faculty Excellence and the 2000 Dean's Award for Teaching. In 2009 he received the Dorothy Brown Award for Outstanding Teaching Achievement, given by the student body to the faculty member who has had the strongest impact on the students' university experience. Professor Ambrosio is widely published in scholarly journals, such as the International Philosophical Quarterly, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, and the Journal for the British Society for Phenomenology. He is the editor of the books Text and Teaching (1991) and The Question of Christian Philosophy Today (1999). In 1997, he published a study of the painting of Fra Angelico titled Fra Angelico at San Marco: The Place of Art. His most recent book, Dante and Derrida: Face to Face, was published in 2007. Professor Ambrosio teaches courses on Plato, Existentialism, hermeneutics, deconstruction, and Dante. In 2000, he founded the MyDante project at Georgetown University, which has been widely recognized as one of the most innovative and effective educational websites currently available in the field of humanities.

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"Professor Ambrosio is able to lead us along the main strands that comprise the fabric of our understanding in the western traditions of life’s deepest question: Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life."

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  1. Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life Sale

    Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life

    Francis J. Ambrosio
    Save up to $325.00 Starting at $39.95 $49.95 $39.95$49.95
    What is the meaning of life? Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life charts how this provocative question has been pursued through the ages by both religion and the Western philosophical tradition. Award-winning Professor Francis J. Ambrosio delivers a clear and usable framework for understanding the history of the human path to meaning. His main approach to this engaging topic is through a focus on two...
  2. (Set) Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life & No Excuses: Existentialism and the Meaning of Life  Set

    (Set) Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life & No Excuses: Existentialism and the Meaning of Life

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $329.90 Starting at $329.90 $629.90 $329.90$629.90
    What is the meaning of life? Examine some answers to this profound question in this fantastic two-course set. Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life charts how this provocative question has been pursued through the ages by both religion and the Western philosophical tradition. Then, delve even deeper into the issue by surveying a philosophical movement whose thoughts on the meaning of life are rooted in...
  3. (Set) Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life & Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition  Set

    (Set) Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life & Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $399.90 Starting at $399.90 $749.90 $399.90$749.90
    Explore the intriguing intersection between philosophy and religion with this two-course set that may just change how you think about your life. Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life charts how the question about the meaning of life has been pursued through the ages by both religion and the Western philosophical tradition. Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition is a...
  4. (Set) The Shape of Nature & Math, Philosophy, and the Real World  Set

    (Set) The Shape of Nature & Math, Philosophy, and the Real World

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $749.90 Starting at $749.90 $749.90 $749.90$749.90