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Dr. Steve Baldner is a professor of Philosophy at St. Francis Xavier University, His academic training is in mediaeval philosophy, and his research is in 13th century philosophy, especially in the thought of Thomas Aquinas and his teacher, Albertus Magnus. For four years Dr. Balnder served as Dean of Arts at St. F.X. (2006-2010), and he is currently on sabbatical leave at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in Toronto. Dr. Balnder's talk describes a program he started called "Classics for Classics," an annual summer course he runs for alumni on the topic of philosophy.
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