Kocourek, Roman A.



Graduated U Minn., St. Thomas College, BA '39 magna cum laude

FROM THOMIST: RoMAN A. KocoUREK, M.A. (Minnesota) in history, Ph. D. (Laval) in philosophy, is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the College of St. Thomas, and lecturer at St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota. He is author of An Introduction to the Philosophy of Nature (St. Paul, 1948).

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Ancestry.com: “Born in Le Sueur, Minnesota, USA on 8 Dec 1909 to Anthony Kocourek and Julia Gertrud Hund/Kocourek. Roman Anthony Kocourek had 1 child. He passed away on 9 Nov 1964 in San Diego.” https://www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/roman-anthony-kocourek-24-fx653f?geo_a=r&geo_s=uk&geo_t=us&geo_v=2.0.0&o_iid=62817&o_lid=62817&o_sch=Web+Property

AT SD Women:

1962: https://digital.sandiego.edu/cfwyearbooks/8/ 

1963: https://digital.sandiego.edu/cfwyearbooks/9/ 

1964: https://digital.sandiego.edu/cfwyearbooks/10/ (pictured w/Bonnette)

1965: https://digital.sandiego.edu/cfwyearbooks/11/ 

Select Bibliography

Thomas, Aquinas. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Nature. Edited by Roman A. Kocourek. St. Paul, MN: North Central Pub. Co, 1948. http://archive.org/details/introductiontoph0000thom_t1f8.

Kocourek, Roman. “Some Considerations about Number.” Laval théologique et philosophique 17, no. 2 (1961): 197–212. https://doi.org/10.7202/1020010ar.

Kocourek, Roman A. “Motionless Motion.” The Thomist: A Speculative Quarterly Review 24, no. 2-3–4 (1961): 419–30. https://doi.org/10.1353/tho.1961.0025.


Kocourek, Roman. “Comment on Fr. Dufault’s Paper.” Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 26 (July 1, 1952): 80–82. https://doi.org/10.5840/acpaproc1952268.

Kocourek, Roman A. “An Evaluation of Symbolic Logic.” Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 22 (July 1, 1947): 95–104. https://doi.org/10.5840/acpaproc1947222.

———. “The Challenge of Existentialism (Book Review).” The New Scholasticism 31, no. 4 (November 1, 1957): 566–70. https://doi.org/10.5840/newscholas195731473.

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