About

I currently live in Shawnee, OK, with my wife, sons, and daughter. I am an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at St. Gregory’s University. Here is a link to my public profile on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/alexander-schimpf/9/655/87b

My academic specialties are in Moral Philosophy and the Philosophy of the Human Person, especially as addressed by the German Catholic philosopher Robert Spaemann. However, as a philosopher, I am also officially interested in . . . everything.

I also enjoy the discussion of philosophy as it intersects with the Catholic faith, and I am always happy to give a talk at your parish or group. Below is a link to a talk I gave for the Catholic University first-year students on “Grace and Nature.”

I hope you enjoy the blog–please feel free to email me your questions or comments at alexanderschimpf@gmail.com

—Alexander Schimpf

5 Responses to About

  1. jhosack87 says:

    Your talk reminds me much of my style in the classroom as well. As a new grad of a graduate program and adjunct professor I can’t wait to share notes and read what you have to write! Virginia for the win!

    • alexanderschimpf says:

      Thanks! Sometimes I worry that my classes get too fun. But then I have days when everyone is asleep and I realize that there’s not much danger of that actually happening.

      Glad to hear you are returning to VA!

      • jhosack87 says:

        Absolutely, I traipse that fine like in order to keep things fresh and new. I find that the fact that we seem to be less removed from their generation is helpful not only in our understanding of them, but also in how they view us.

  2. Roger Hovis says:

    Tremendous blog Alexander, humorous, uplifting, informative. Thank you
    Roger Hovis

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