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James W. Felt, S.J.

James W. Felt, S.J., taught philosophy at Santa Clara University for 41 years, retiring in June 2006.  He specializes in metaphysics, especially that of St. Thomas Aquinas and Alfred North Whitehead, as well as epistemology and the philosophy of scientific knowing.  

He has published many essays and four books: Making Sense of Your Freedom, Coming To Be: Toward a Thomistic-Whiteheadian Metaphysics of Be-coming, Human Knowing: A Prelude to Metaphysics, and Aims: A Brief Metaphysics for Today.  

Felt earned his doctorate in philosophy at Saint Louis University in 1965, where he also received a master's degree in physics.  He had also earned master's degrees in philosophy from Gonzaga University and in theology from Alma College (now the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley). 

He had taught philosophy at Loyola University in Los Angeles and later mathematics at St. Ignatius College Prep in San Francisco.  After graduate studies in 1965 he came to Santa Clara.