Catalan, Marcos Louis Jr., D.

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Born in Manila, Louis Catalan was ordained to the priesthood in April 1998. He is the Prefect of Studies of Jesuit seminarians living in the Loyola House of Studies (Ateneo de Manila University Campus) and studying Philosophy in the University.

Areas of Specialization: 
  • Philosophy of Mind
Courses Taught: 
  • Philosophy of Religion
Research Interest: 
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophical Theology
  • Neurophilosophy
  • Philosophy of Mind
1997: “Pagkilala kay Hesus” [Knowing Jesus] and “Ang Mundo ni Hesus” [The World of Jesus] in Halina’t Masdan si Hesus sa Ebanghelyo. Edited by Jose Mario C. Francisco, S.J., 3-70. Makati: St. Pauls. Translated from the English original by Donald Senior, C.P., Jesus: A Gospel Portrait, new and expanded edition (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1992).
2009. “Life and Sensibility of Biological Matter in the Philosophy of Xavier Zubiri.” Pensamiento: Revista de Investigación e Información Filosófica, 2009, Volume 65, Number 246: 737-779.
1987: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Accounting (De la Salle University) 1998: Master of Arts in Theology (Ateneo de Manila University) 1998: Bachelor in Sacred Theology (Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University) 2009: Doctorate in Philosophy (Universidad Pontificia Comillas). Doctoral Dissertation: Neurophilosophical Principles for Understanding the Human Person: Encounter Between Xavier Zubiri’s Philosophical Anthropology and Antonio Damasio’s Theory of Mind.