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Joseph Owens (Redemptorist)


Joseph Owens (Redemptorist)

For other people named Joseph Owens, see Joseph Owens (disambiguation).
Joseph Owens
Born April 17, 1908
Died October 30, 2005 (aged 97)
Era 20th-century philosophy
Region Western Philosophy
School Aristotelianism, Christian philosophy
Main interests Medieval philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, rationalism

Reverend Joseph Owens C.Ss.R. (April 17, 1908 – October 30, 2005) was a Canadian Roman Catholic priest and a scholar in medieval philosophy.

Life and career

Owens received his PhD in 1951 from the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, an affiliate of the University of Toronto, and remained at the Institute as a teacher and distinguished researcher for the rest of his career. He authored nine books and almost 150 academic papers.

He was a Fellow of the American Catholic Philosophical Association (which also awarded him its Aquinas Medal).


Books (authored and edited)

  • 461 pages.
    • 535 pages.
    • 539 pages.
  • 97 pages.
  • 434 pages.
  • 384 pages.

Collected papers

Secondary sources

See also

External links

  • Obituary of Joseph Owens at
  • A database of scholarship on Aristotle dedicated to Joseph Owens: [1]
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