Louis Groarke, Ph.D.

Philosophy Professor — Creative Writer

A student, Sarah Beattie made portraits of the professors at St. Francis Xavier. Here is mine!

ROPED: A MORAL FABLE

SPOOKYPALOOZA shambles on like the undead! A microfiction piece by Louis Groarke.

Classics for Classics 2015 Summer Debate: Was Machiavelli A Christian?

Come watch the action live and uncensored at the up-and-coming Classics for Classics debate:

Was Machiavelli A Christian?

Professor Joseph Khoury — On the "No" Side


VS.


Professor Louis Groarke — On the "Yes" Side

Louis Groarke beside Moses Coady statue at st. Francis Xavier University

Life at St. Francis Xavier University

Why Can’t Dolezal Be a Jenner?

Logic and the Riddle of Divergent Reactions Sometimes one has the impression that a large part of US media is devoted to soap opera — celebrity sightings and tabloid gossip — as if to distract ordinary readers from important issues… Continue Reading →

Three wise men: Meet the Groarke brothers

All professors with PhDs in philosophy, the Groarke triplets share much more than their identical DNA. Professors Paul, Leo and Louis Groarke are a statistical anomaly. They’re triplets, which occurs only once in several thousand natural pregnancies. They are monozygotic… Continue Reading →

The New Canadian Legal Order: Discriminating against Christians to End Discrimination

The Disturbing Mentality behind the Disenfranchisement of Trinity Western University’s Sincere Religious Believers Most prominent Canadian universities are decidedly secular places. Trinity Western University in Vancouver, British Columbia, is unusual because, as the name indicates, it takes its religious affiliation… Continue Reading →

U4 Symposium, Bishop’s University

Dr. Louis Groarke speaks at the U4 Symposium held at Bishop’s University on February 1st, 2014.

World Philosophy Day- Book Launch!

The Socratic Circle and the StFX Philosophy Department are hosting a book launch to celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Philosophy Day.

The Socratic Circle and the StFX Philosophy Department are hosting a book launch to celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Philosophy Day. St. Francis Xavier Art Gallery (Bloomfield Centre) | Antigonish, Nova Scotia. November 15, 2012 7:30 PM

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy—Aristotle: Logic

Aristotelian logic, after a great and early triumph, consolidated its position of influence to rule over the philosophical world throughout the Middle Ages up until the 19th Century. All that changed in a hurry when modern logicians embraced a new kind of… Continue Reading →

Descartes: East and West

Religious Wisdom and Perennial Philosophy: East and West

Religious Wisdom and Perennial Philosophy: East and West Room 3014, University of Waterloo/St. Jerome’s University | Waterloo, Ontario May 30-31, 2012

Theology on Tap—If God is Good and All-Powerful, Why Does Evil Exist?

Now you can join Louis Groarke for an insightful discussion on theology in a laid back atmosphere!

Now you can join Louis Groarke for an insightful discussion on theology in a laid back atmosphere! Piper’s Pub | Antigonish, Nova Scotia Friday October 28, 2011 2:30 PM

Whole Human Beings versus Half-Human Beings: Aristotelian Logic on Induction, Deduction and Related Matters Mount Allison University | Sackville, New Brunswick Octobre 10, 2011

Learn What You Already Knew: What Past Moral Thinkers Teach Us About Morality St. Francis Xavier University | Antigonish, Nova Scotia September 30, 2011

Dr. Groarke receives the St. Francis Xavier University Faculty of Arts Outstanding Teaching Award (May 2007)

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