John F. Crosby

Philosopher John F. Crosby is a senior scholar at the Hildebrand Project and former student of Dietrich von Hildebrand. He teaches philosophy at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. In addition to his expertise on von Hildebrand, Crosby is known for his work on John Henry Newman, Max Scheler, and Karol Wojtyła. His books include The Selfhood of the Human Person and Personalist Papers, both published by Catholic University of America Press.


Volume 143

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Guests on Volume 143: Mark Regnerus, on the effects of social changes in modernity on sexual behavior; Jessica Hooten Wilson, on the influence of Fyodor Dostoevsky on Walker Percy’s convictions and his approach to writing; John Henry Crosby, on the heroic witness borne by Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889-1977) in his philosophical writings and his battle against Nazism; John F. Crosby, on the influence of the schools of phenomenology and personalism in the thought of Dietrich von Hildebrand; Wynand de Beer, on lessons from Hellenic cosmology about the metaphysical questions raised by organic diversity and change; and Sørina Higgins, on the perennial appeal of the stories inspired by the figure of King Arthur, especially in the work of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield.