Michael Rota's Homepage
Associate Professor of Philosophy
University of St. Thomas
Saint Paul, Minnesota
The St. Thomas Philosophy of Religion Project
St. Thomas Summer Seminars in Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology
The eternity solution to the problem of human freedom and divine foreknowledge, European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 2:1 (Spring 2010): 165-186.
A Problem for Hasker: Freedom with respect to the Present, Hard Facts, and Theological Incompatibilism, Faith and Philosophy 27:3 (July 2010: 287-305).
The Problem of Evil and Cooperation, in Evolution, Games, and God: The Principle of Cooperation, eds. Sarah Coakley and Martin Nowak (Harvard University Press, forthcoming).
"An Anti-reductionist Account of Singular Causation," The Monist 92:1 (Jan 2009):133-152.
For a longer version of this paper, click here.
Causation, in The Oxford Handbook of Thomas Aquinas, eds. Brian Davies and Eleonore Stump, forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
"Infinite Causal Chains and Explanation," Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 81 (2007): 109-122.
"Evolution, providence, and Gouldian contingency," Religious Studies 44:4 (Dec 2008): 393-412. (Link to the online edition of Religious Studies.)
The Moral Status of Anger: Thomas Aquinas and John Cassian, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 81:3 (Summer 2007): 395-418.
Multiple Universes and the Fine-tuning Argument: A Response to Rodney Holder, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 86 (2005): 556-576.
Substance and Artifact in Thomas Aquinas, History of Philosophy Quarterly, 21:3 (July 2004): 241-259.
Here's a video of a talk I gave to undergraduates on Pascal's Wager (March 2011). The actual talk starts 2 minutes in (after some lengthy announcements).