Rev Dr Fergus Kerr OP

Founding Director of the Aquinas Institute

Honorary Fellow of the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, Editor of New Blackfriars.


Besides many articles and editorials, and several other books, Fr Fergus has written

After Aquinas: Versions of Thomism (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2002),

Work on Oneself: Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Psychology (Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2008),

Thomas Aquinas: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009).

He has edited Contemplating Aquinas: On the Varieties of Interpretation (London: SCM Press 2003).


In 1994-5 he delivered the Stanton Lectures.

For his article “Why still read Thomas Aquinas?”, visit