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Thomas  Williams

Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams
Professor of Philosophy and Catholic Studies


Office: FAO 227
Phone: 813/974-2758



Thomas Williams is Professor of Philosophy. He earned a B.A. in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University in 1988 and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame in 1994. He recently held visiting fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities at the University of Edinburgh (Fall 2014) and the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs at the University of St Andrews (Spring 2015).  His current projects include a translation of Augustine's Confessions, a translation of and commentary on Thomas Aquinas's Treatise on Happiness and Treatise on Human Action (co-authored with Christina van Dyke of Calvin College), and John Duns Scotus: Readings in Ethics, for which he recently received a $138,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.