Domenic D'Ettore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy

(317) 955-6112
Oldenburg Hall, Room 104



Domenic D'Ettore received his Doctorate of Philosophy from the Center for Thomistic Studies at the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX). His research focuses on the thought of the great 13th Century Philosopher Thomas Aquinas, and on the reception and development of this philosopher's thought in following centuries. 

He has served in the department of Theology and Philosophy at Marian University since Fall 2012.

Courses taught

  • FYS: Why We Argue
  • PHL130: Philosophy of Human Nature and Person
  • PHL150: Logic
  • PHL203: Plato and Aristotle
  • PHL205: Augustine and Aquinas
  • PHL330: Philosophy of Being (Metaphysics)

Representative publications

  • “Dominic of Flanders’ Critique of John Duns Scotus’ Primary Argument for the Univocity of Being,” Vivarium, 56 (2018): 176-199.
  • “One is in the definition of all: The Renaissance Thomist controversy over a ‘rule’ for names said by analogy,” The Thomist, vol. 82 (2018): 89-111.
  • "Some Renaissance Thomists on analogy in demonstration," Angelicum, vol. 93.4 (2016): 927-950.
  • "Thomas Sutton's doctrine of analogy: Revisiting a Continuator of Thomas Aquinas," Nova et Vetera: English Edition, vol. 14, No. 4 (2016): 831-852.
  • "'Not a little confusing': Francis Silvestri of Ferrara’s hybrid Thomist doctrine of analogy," American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 90, no. 1, 2016: 101-123.
  • "The 15th Century Thomist dispute over participation in an analogous concept," Mediaeval Studies (2014): 241-273.
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