Loyola University Maryland

Philosophy Department

Dr. Paul Richard Blum

Dr. BlumDepartment of Philosophy
Loyola University Maryland
Phone: 410-617-2815
e-mail: prblum@loyola.edu

List of Publications 

Renaissance Philosophy Blog 
Philosophy of Existence and Anthropology Blog 

On Liberal Education. Interview with Daniel Clements, Loyola University Maryland.

Since 2002 T. J. Higgins, S.J., Chair in Philosophy, Loyola University Maryland

  • 1996-2002 Professor of Philosophy at Péter Pázmány University Budapest (Hungary)
  • 1994 Habilitation in Philosophy at Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1982-1989 Assistant at the Institute for Philosophy at Freie Universität Berlin (Prof. Karlfried Gründer and Prof. Wilhelm Schmidt-Biggemann)
  • 1979-1981 Assistant at the Institute for Classical Philology at Freie Universität Berlin (West)
  • 1976-1979 Teacher at Munich university
  • 1978 Dr. phil. with a doctoral thesis on Giordano Bruno, Munich university
  • 1975-1978 Student of philosophy at Munich university
  • 1974-1975 Student of philosophy at Florence university
  • 1974 State's examination (graduation equivalent to MA) with a thesis on Wolfram von Eschenbach, Freiburg
  • 1969-1974 Philosophy and German literature at the universities of Cologne, Munich and Freiburg (Germany)

Member of:

  • American Catholic Philosophical Association
  • American Maritain Association 
  • American Philosophical Association (2006-2008 member of Committee International Cooperation)
  • Arbeitskreis Jesuitica (founding member 1990-2002)
  • Cosmos & Creation (Co-director)
  • Deutsch-Ungarische Philosophische Gesellschaft
  • European Society for Early Modern Philosophy (ESEMP)
  • Gesellschaft für Wissenschaftsgeschichte (1989-1998: member of the scholarly board)
  • International Association for Neolatin Studies
  • International Society for Intellectual History
  • Pontifical Academy St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Corresponding Member 
  • Renaissance Society of America
  • Società Internazionale San Tommaso d’Aquino (SITA; founding member and 1st president of the Hungarian branch) 
  • Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
  • Ungarische Goethe Gesellschaft