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Prof. dr. R.A. (Rudi) te Velde

Rudi te Velde (1957) is lecturer in philosophy at Tilburg School of Catholic Theology of Tilburg University. He is also professor by special appointment on the chair for the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas (Thomas More Foundation).
Te Velde studied philosophy in Amsterdam. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the doctrine of participation of Thomas Aquinas under supervision of professor J.A. Aertsen (Participation and Substantiality in Thomas Aquinas, Leiden: Brill 1995).
His fields of interest are the thought of Thomas Aquinas, the history of metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy of religion.

Selection of Publications

Books
Thomas van Aquino: over waarheid en onwaarheid, Kampen 1988 (Translation of Summa theologiae I, qq.16 + 17: on Truth and Falsity, with introduction and notes).

Thomas van Aquino: Metafysica tussen ervaring en transcendentie. Teksten over de metafysica als wetenschapsvorm, Kampen 1994 (Translation of Aquinas' Commentary on Boetius' De trinitate, q.5 + q.6, with introduction and commentary).

De filosoof en de dood. Plato's Phaedo: analyse en interpretatie, Budel 2002 (commentary on Plato’s Phaedo)

Aquinas on God. The
scientia about God in the Summa Theologiae, Aldershot 2006 (Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology)

Thomas van Aquino: over waarheid [Q.D. De veritate q.1], redactie + vertaling (Annalen van het Thijmgenootschap) Valkhof Pers, Nijmegen 2006

Articles
The Concept of the Good according to Thomas Aquinas, in: Die Metaphysik und das Gute. Aufsätze zu ihrem Verhältnis in Antike und Mittelalter, Jan A. Aertsen zu Ehren, hrsg. von Wouter Goris, Leuven 1999, 79-104

Christian Eschatology and the End of Time according to Thomas Aquinas (Summa contra Gentiles IV, c.97), in: Ende und Vollendung. Eschatologische Perspektiven im Mittelalter, hrsg. Von J. Aertsen en M. Pickavé (Miscellanea Mediaevalia 29), Berlin/New York 2002.

Understanding the Scientia of Faith. Reason and Faith in Aquinas's Summa Theologiae, in: Contemplating Aquinas: On The Varieties of Interpretation, Fergus Kerr (ed.), London, 2003, 55-74

Die Differenz in der Beziehung zwischen Wahrheit und Sein. Thomas' Kritik am augustinischen Wahrheitsverständnis, in: Die Logik des Transzendentalen. Festschrift für Jan A. Aertsen zum 65. Geburtstag, hrsg. von Martin Pickavé (Miscellanea Mediaevalia 30), Berlin/New York, 2003, 179-197

Evil, Sin and Death: Thomas Aquinas on Original Sin, in: R. van Nieuwenhove & J. Wawrykow (Eds.), The Theology of Thomas Aquinas, Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press 2005, 143-166

Metaphysics and the Question of Creation: Thomas Aquinas, Duns Scotus and Us, in: P.M. Candler & C. Cunningham (Eds.), Belief and Metaphysics , London: SCM Press 2007, 73-99

God and the Language of Participation, in: H. Goris, H. Rikhof, H. Schoot (Eds.), Divine Transcendence and immanence in the work of Thomas Aquinas , Leuven: Peeters 2009, 19-36

Mail: r.a.tevelde@uvt.nl
See also his personal website here.