Professor of Philosophy
Dr. Fuehrer has taught at Augsburg since 1971. He is actively interested
in medieval philosophy, with a special emphasis on medieval mystical
thought. His other interests include German, English and Russian
literature, astronomy, research in sleep and dreaming, angeology, C. S.
Lewis, and Leo Tolstoy.
- B.A. University of St. Thomas
- M.A. University of Minnesota.
- Ph.D. University of Minnesota.
- He teaches
- History of Medieval Philosophy
- Special courses on Dreams and Medieval mysticism
- Books and recent articles published.
- Nicholas of Cusa on Christ and the Church. (Brill Pub.,
- M. Dietrich of Freiberg, On the Intellect and the
Intelligible. Transl. and Commentary. (Marquette,
- Nicholas of Cusa, Idiota de sapientia et mente. Trans.
and Commentary (Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 1989).
- "The Agent Intellect in the Writings of Meister Dietrich
of Freiberg and its Influence on the Cologne School,"
Proceedings of Dietrich von Freiberg Symposion (1996).
- "The Theory of Intellect in Albert the Great and its
influence on Nicholas of Cusa," Cusanus Studies, 1996.
- "The Contemplative Function of the Agent Intellect in the
Psychology of Albert the Great," Festschrift fur Kurt
Flasch. Amsterdam, 1989.
- "The Metaphysics of Light in the De Dato Patris
Luminum of Nicholas of Cusa," International Studies in
Philosophy 18, 1986.
- "Ulrich of Strassbourg and Nicholas of Cusa's Theory of
Mind," Classica et Mediaevalia, 36, 1985.
- You can contact Dr. Fuehrer at
- Phone: 612-330-1097
- Address: 2211 Riverside Ave.; Minneapolis, MN 55454.
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