Dr. Louis Mancha

Building: 
Center for the Humanities of Bixler Hall
Office Number: 
202
Department: 
Phone: 
419.289.5894

Bio

Dr. Louis A. Mancha, Jr. is an associate professor of philosophy, specializing in medieval and early modern philosophy and philosophy of religion.  He received his B.A. from Rice University, and his M.A. and PhD. from Purdue University.  Dr. Mancha has delivered papers at several national and state conferences, including Meetings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Maritain Society, the Midwest Conference in Medieval Philosophy and the Ohio Philosophical Association.  His most recent publication was titled, “Aquinas, Suarez and Malebranche on Instrumental Causation and Premotion” which can be found in the International Philosophical Quarterly 52:3 (September 2012).  Since the Fall of 2003, Dr. Mancha has taught 13 different courses, four of which have variable preparations (Phil 208, Phil 204, Phil 350 (an interdisciplinary course which is team taught with a member of the science faculty) and Phil 450).

Education

Ph.D. from Purdue University
M.A. from Purdue University
B.A. from Rice University

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The study of Philosophy equips you to analyze, think creatively and critically examine your beliefs and those of others.  It expands your conceptual horizons.  You consider profound questions and in the process develop intellectual tools to expand your understanding.  Through... Read More

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Ashland University Department of Music presents two student ensemble recitals... Read more
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