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Robert E. Lauder

Professor
Philosophy
Ph.D., Marquette

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D., Philosophy, Marquette, 1968
M.A., Philosophy, Catholic University, 1965
B.A., Theology, Catholic University, 1960
B.A., Philosophy, Catholic University, 1956

AREAS OF INTEREST

Personalism
Existentialism
Theodicy
Philosophy and literature
Philosophy and film

Robert E. Lauder, a Brooklyn Diocesan priest, has been a member of the Philosophy Department since 1985.  Father Lauder has written a weekly column for the Catholic Press popularizing philosophy for almost 40 years.  This column has been published regularly in the newspapers The Long Island Catholic and The Brooklyn Tablet.  Father Lauder has had approximately 10 essays published in the Sunday Arts and Leisure section of The New York Times, and is now a regular contributor to the Culture section of the Jesuit weekly, America.  He has an international reputation as a film critic and has published widely on philosophy and film.  Father Lauder’s philosophy might be described as a Thomistic Personalism.