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Richard M. Liddy
Bernard J. Lonergan Institute
Launched November 16, 2006
Richard Liddy, a priest of the Archdiocese
of Newark, is the director of Seton Hall University's Center for Catholic
studies and Senior Fellow of the Woodstock Theological Center at
Georgetown University. From 1990 to 1994 he was a professor of
religious studies at Seton Hall, and during 1990 Acting Chancellor
of Seton Hall University. From 1980 to 1984 he was the Spiritual
Director of the North American College in Rome. Monsignor Liddy's
doctoral dissertation at Gregorian University was on
Susanne K. Langer.
In 1993 he published Transforming Light: Intellectual Conversion in
the Early Lonergan and, in 2006, Startling Strangeness: Reading
Lonergan's Insight, which focuses on his encounter with
as his student in Rome in the 1960s.
of Susanne K. Langer, Mind: An Essay on Human Feeling, I,
International Philosophical Quarterly, 10:3 (1970) 481-484.
The Contribution of Susanne K. Langer, The Proceedings of the
American Catholic Philosophical Society, 44 (1971), 94-110.
What Bernard Lonergan
Learned from Susanne K. Langer, Lonergan Workshop, vol. 11, 1995,
Can Lonergan Replace
Aquinas?, Commonweal, June 14, 1996, 22-25.
Susanne K. Langer's
Philosophy of Mind, Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society,
XXXIII:1, Winter 1997, 149-160
The Mystery of Lonergan,
America, Vol. 191, No. 10, October 11, 2004, 16-20.