Sunday, March 15, 2009

Francis P. Canavan, S.J. (1917–2009)

My friend and fellow Fordham alumnus, Kenneth L Grasso, reports that his mentor, Francis P. Canavan, S. J., died on February 26, 2009. Fr. Canavan, a Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Fordham, had a profound influence in shaping my own understanding of political philosophy. If you want to get a feel for Fr. Canavan's work, you can purchase his book, The Pluralist Game, or you can browse it on Google Books here.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him.

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