Oppenheim, Frank M. 1925-(Frank Oppenheim, Frank Matthias Oppenheim)

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Oppenheim, Frank M. 1925-(Frank Oppenheim, Frank Matthias Oppenheim)

PERSONAL:

Born May 18, 1925, in Coldwater, OH; son of Theodore Henry (a mechanical engineer) and Anna Elizabeth (a teacher) Oppenheim. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., 1947, Ph.L., 1949, M.A., 1952, S.T.L., 1956; St. Louis University, Ph.D., 1962. Politics: Independent. Hobbies and other interests: Walking, swimming, biking, examining movies.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Milford Jesuit Community, 5367 South Milford Rd., Milford, OH 45150-9746. Office—122 Hinkle Hall, Xavier University, 3800 Victory Pkwy., Cincinnati, OH 45207-1035; fax: 503-248-3520. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Entered Societas Jesu (Society of Jesus; Jesuits; S.J.), 1942, and ordained Roman Catholic priest; affiliated with Roman Catholic high schools in Chicago, IL, and Cleveland, OH, 1949-52; Xavier University, Evanston, IL, instructor in philosophy, 1961-62; Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, instructor in philosophy, 1962; Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH instructor, 1961-63, assistant professor, 1963-66, associate professor, 1966-76, 1977-79, professor of philosophy, beginning 1979, currently research professor of the history of American philosophy. St. Paul's Major Seminary, Wau, Sudan, associate professor, 1976-77.

MEMBER:

American Philosophical Association (Eastern Division), Metaphysical Society of America, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (member of national executive committee, 1967-70), Jesuit Philosophical Association (president, 1971-72).

AWARDS, HONORS:

Shell Foundation grant, 1968-69; Herbert W. Schneider Citation, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, 1999, for distinguished contribution to the understanding and development of the history of American philosophy.

WRITINGS:

Royce's Voyage Down Under: A Journey of the Mind, University Press of Kentucky (Lexington, KY), 1980.

(Editor and contributor) The Reasoning Heart: Toward a North American Theology, Georgetown University Press (Washington, DC), 1986.

Royce's Mature Philosophy of Religion, University of Notre Dame Press (Notre Dame, IN), 1987.

(Under name Frank Oppenheim; with Helen C. Swift) The Mustard Seed Process: Twelve Practical Exercises on Social Justice for Groups and Individuals, Paulist Press (Ramsey, NJ), 1987.

Royce's Mature Ethics, University of Notre Dame Press (Notre Dame, IN), 1993.

(Under name Frank Oppenheim; editor, with Richard Hocking) Josiah Royce, Metaphysics, State University of New York Press (Albany, NY), 1998.

(With Helen C. Swift) Behind the Bits: Managing the Media Maze, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 1998.

(Editor, author of introduction, and provider of indices) Josiah Royce, Sources of Religious Insight, Catholic University of America Press (Washington, DC), 2001.

(Editor, author of introduction, and provider of indices) Josiah Royce, The Problem of Christianity, Catholic University of America Press (Washington, DC), 2001.

(Editor and author of introduction) Josiah Royce's Late Writings: A Collection of Unpublished and Scattered Works, Thoemmes Press (New York, NY), 2001.

Reverence for the Relations of Life: Re-Imagining Pragmatism via Josiah Royce's Interactions with Peirce, James, and Dewey, University of Notre Dame Press (Notre Dame, IN), 2005.

Contributor to books, including foreword to The Conception of God in the Later Royce, by Edward A. Jarvis, Nijhoff (The Hague, Netherlands), 1975; Beyond Individualism: Toward a Retrieval of Moral Discourse in America, edited by Donald L. Gelpi, University of Notre Dame Press (Notre Dame, IN), 1987; and Frontiers in American Philosophy, edited by Robert W. Burch and Herman J. Saatkamp Jr., Texas A&M University Press (College Station, TX), 1992. Contributor of articles and reviews to philosophy journals, including America, Educational Theory, Idealistic Studies, International Philosophical Quarterly, History of Philosophy Quarterly, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Journal of the History of Philosophy, Revue Internationale de Philosophie, Journal of Philosophical Research, and Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.