University of Notre Dame Press

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Established in 1949, the University of Notre Dame Press is the largest Catholic university press in the world, and a scholarly publisher of distinguished books in a number of academic disciplines. The Press publishes approximately fifty books annually and maintains a robust backlist in print. Located on the University of Notre Dame campus, the Press is a publishing partner with numerous university departments, programs, centers, and institutes. Through these collaborations, the Press extends the reach and reputation of the University while fulfilling its mission to advance intellectual exploration and knowledge. The Press’s publications are overseen by an editorial board comprised of scholars from a variety of university departments. New titles are approved by the board after a rigorous process of peer review.

The Notre Dame Press Collection is a collaboration with the University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries to make UNDP backlist titles available through CurateND, the Libraries’ institutional repository. The Notre Dame Press Collection will allow members of the broader Notre Dame community to have free access to all the books available in the collection. The collection will continue to expand as more backlist titles are digitized and through the publication of new books. This collection demonstrates the mutual commitment of UNDP and the Hesburgh Libraries to disseminate innovative, influential, and enduring scholarship to the broadest possible audience.

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  • Author(s):
    Alasdair MacIntyre
    Subject(s):
    Virtue, Virtues, Ethics
    Abstract:

    When After Virtue first appeared in 1981, it was recognized as a significant and potentially controversial critique of contemporary moral philosophy. Newsweek called it a stunning new study of ethics by one of the foremost moral philosophers in the English-speaking world.“ Since that time, the book has been translated into more than fifteen foreign languages and has sold over one hundred thousand copies. Now, twenty-five years later, the University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to rel…

    Date Published:
    2007-03-06
    Date Created:
    2007-03-06
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Jason Blakely
    Subject(s):
    Social sciences., Naturalism, Political science--Philosophy
    Abstract:

    Today the ethical and normative concerns of everyday citizens are all too often sidelined from the study of political and social issues, driven out by an effort to create a more “scientific” study. This book offers a way for social scientists and political theorists to reintegrate the empirical and the normative, proposing a way out of the scientism that clouds our age. In Alasdair MacIntyre, Charles Taylor, and the Demise of Naturalism, Jason Blakely argues that the resources for…

    Date Published:
    2016-10-15
    Date Created:
    2016-10-15
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Ernesto Galarza
    Subject(s):
    Nayarit (Mexico)--Biography, Mexican Americans--Social life and customs--20th century, Mexican American neighborhoods--California--Sacramento--History--20th century, Sacramento (Calif)--Biography, Mexican Americans--Biography, Sacramento (Calif)--Social life and customs--20th century, Immigrants--United States--Biography
    Abstract:

    Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy’s journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn’t have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century. With vivid imagery and a rare gift for re-creating a child’s sense of time and place, Ernesto Galarza gives an account of the early experiences of his extraordinary life-from revolution in Mexico to segregation in the United States-that will continu…

    Date Published:
    2014-04-30
    Date Created:
    2014-04-30
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Gregory Mellema
    Subject(s):
    Responsibility, Accomplices
    Abstract:

    In Complicity and Moral Accountability, Gregory Mellema presents a philosophical approach to the moral issues involved in complicity. Starting with a taxonomy of Thomas Aquinas, according to whom there are nine ways for one to become complicit in the wrongdoing of another, Mellema analyzes each kind of complicity and examines the moral status of someone complicit in each of these ways. Mellema’s central argument is that one must perform a contributing action to qualify as an accomplice, a…

    Date Published:
    2016-04-15
    Date Created:
    2016-04-15
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Douglas Hyde
    Subject(s):
    Communism, Leadership
    Abstract:

    On March 14, 1948, Douglas Hyde handed in his resignation as the news editor of the London Daily Worker and wrote “the end” to twenty years of his life as a member of the Communist Party. A week later, in a written statement, Hyde announced that he had renounced Communism and, with his wife and children, was joining the Catholic Church.

    The long pilgrimage from Communism to Christ carried Douglas Hyde from complete commitment to Marxism, to a questioning uneasiness about Soviet R…

    Date Published:
    1994-03-21
    Date Created:
    1994-03-21
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Robert Schmuhl
    Subject(s):
    University of Notre Dame -- History -- 20th century, University of Notre Dame -- Presidents -- Biography
    Abstract:

    For over half a century, Robert Schmuhl interviewed and wrote about Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., who served as the president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 until 1987. Beginning as an undergraduate student during the 1960s, when he covered Hesburgh and Notre Dame for the Associated Press, to 2014 when he conducted his last visit with the frail ninety-seven-year-old priest, Schmuhl maintained a unique relationship with Father Hesburgh. Over time, Hesburgh’s meetings wi…

    Date Published:
    2016-08-15
    Date Created:
    2016-08-15
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Tomáš Halík
    Subject(s):
    Love--Religious aspects--Christianity, God (Christianity)--Love, Christianity and culture
    Abstract:

    In his two previous books translated into English, Patience with God and Night of the Confessor, best-selling Czech author and theologian Tom\00E1\0161 Halík focused on the relationship between faith and hope. Now, in I Want You to Be, Halík examines the connection between faith and love, meditating on a statement attributed to St. Augustine-amo, volo ut sis, “I love you: I want you to be”-and its importance for contemporary Christian practice. Halík suggests that because Go…

    Date Published:
    2016-08-15
    Date Created:
    2016-08-15
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Stephen M. Barr
    Subject(s):
    Physics--Religious aspects--Christianity
    Abstract:

    A considerable amount of public debate and media print has been devoted to the “war between science and religion.” In his accessible and eminently readable new book, Stephen M. Barr demonstrates that what is really at war with religion is not science itself, but a philosophy called scientific materialism. Modern Physics and Ancient Faith argues that the great discoveries of modern physics are more compatible with the central teachings of Christianity and Judaism about God, the cos…

    Date Published:
    2003-02-28
    Date Created:
    2003-02-28
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.
    Subject(s):
    Priests--United States--Biography, University of Notre Dame--Presidents--Biography, University of Notre Dame--Faculty--Biography, College presidents--Indiana--Biography, Catholic universities and colleges--United States--Case studies, Catholic Church--United States--History--20th century, Catholic Church--Clergy--Biography
    Abstract:

    This long-awaited, last installment of Reverend Edward A. Malloy’s three-volume memoir examines his eighteen years as president of the University of Notre Dame from 1987 to 2005. In this candid and lively account, Malloy, or “Monk” to all who know him, shares his reflections on his presidency following the long-term leadership of Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Malloy describes his transition into the presidency, his approach to leadership, issues related to Catholic identity, the …

    Date Published:
    2016-08-15
    Date Created:
    2016-08-15
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Gilbert C. Meilaender
    Subject(s):
    Adoption (Theology), Adoption--Religious aspects--Christianity, Families--Religious aspects--Christianity
    Abstract:

    Working from within the contours of Christian faith, this book examines the relation between two ways of forming families-through nature (by procreation) and through history (by adoption). Christians honor the biological tie between parents and children, for it is the work of God in creation. Yet Christians cannot forget that it is adoption, and not simply natural descent, that is at the center of the New Testament’s depiction of God’s grace. Gilbert Meilaender takes up a range of iss…

    Date Published:
    2016-08-26
    Date Created:
    2016-08-26
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Mark William Roche
    Subject(s):
    Education, Humanistic--United States, Education, Higher--United States, Universities and colleges--United States--Administration
    Abstract:

    In Realizing the Distinctive University: Vision and Values, Strategy and Culture, Mark William Roche changes the terms of the debate about American higher education. A former dean of the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame, Roche argues for the importance of an institutional vision, not simply a brand, and while he extols the value of entrepreneurship, he defines it in contrast to the corporate drive toward commercialization and demands for business management models…

    Date Published:
    2017-02-28
    Date Created:
    2017-02-28
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Grant Kaplan
    Subject(s):
    Desire--Religious aspects--Christianity, Desire (Philosophy), Philosophical theology, Christianity--Philosophy, Apologetics
    Abstract:

    Since the late 1970s, theologians have been attempting to integrate mimetic theory into different fields of theology, yet a distrust of mimetic theory persists in some theological camps. In René Girard, Unlikely Apologist: Mimetic Theory and Fundamental Theology, Grant Kaplan brings mimetic theory into conversation with theology both to elucidate the relevance of mimetic theory for the discipline of fundamental theology and to understand the work of René Girard within a theological framewor…

    Date Published:
    2016-08-20
    Date Created:
    2016-08-20
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter