John O’Meara

John O’Meara 1915-2003   John O’Meara died on 12 Feb 2003 following a minor operation. His remains were cremated, after Requiem Mass on the 14th at the chapel of University College, Dublin celebrated by Fr Bruce Bradley SJ, a former pupil of John. Representatives of Irish universities and of the Royal Irish Academy joined his […]

Ludwig Bieler

Ludwig Bieler (1906-1981) Ludwig Josef Georg Bieler was born on 20 October 1906 in Vienna. His parents sent him for his education to the Landstrasser Gymnasium in the city. From 1925 he studied Classics and Comparative Philology at the universities of Vienna, Tübingen and Munich, receiving his doctorate summa cum laude from Vienna in 1929. […]

James McEvoy

Tireless, popular teacher and a committed and dignified scholar Last Updated: Sat, Nov 20, 2010, 00:00 James McEvoy:THE REV Prof James McEvoy, who has died aged 66, was among the outstanding philosophers/ medievalists of his generation. His reputation was established with the publication of The Philosophy of Robert Grosseteste(1982), now the standard reference work to […]