Cunningham, Robert L.
The Aristotelian Notion of Nature
Cunningham’s dissertation treats of the genesis of the understanding of Aristotle’s definition of nature. It considers Aristotle’s use of words, the basis in internal experience for the definition of nature, and, lastly, the signification of the word “nature.”
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Robert L. Cunningham (1926–2019), spent the majority of his career at the University of San Francisco (from 1955–1991; a contribution to the USF Foghorn can be found here). Before that, he taught at Xavier University, Lone Mountain College, and St. Mary’s College. He interests lay in practical logic, bioethics, and politics.
“The Division and Methods of the Sciences: St. Thomas Aquinas’ Commentary on Questions V and VI of the De Trinitate of Boethius (Review).” New Scholasticism 30, no. 1 (1956): 106–7. https://doi.org/10.5840/newscholas195630110.
Situationism and the New Morality. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1970.
“Justice: Efficiency or Fairness?” The Personalist 52, no. 2 (1971): 253–81. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0114.1971.tb08925.x.
“Political Philosophy and Human Nature (Comments on Eugene Miller’s Address).” The Personalist 53, no. 3 (1972): 222–26. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0114.1972.tb05887.x.
As Editor: Liberty and the Rule of Law. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1979.