The Wisconsin-Alpha Chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, the National Honor Society for Philosophy at Marquette University, each year invites a scholar to deliver a lecture in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas.
The 1991 Aquinas Lecture, Descartes Among the Scholastics, was delivered in the Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium on Sunday, February 24, 1991, by Marjorie G. Grene, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of California, Davis, and Honorary Distinguished Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Professor Grene was born in Milwaukee and received her B.A. from Wellesley College. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Radcliffe College, Harvard University. After beginning her teaching career at Monticello College, Marjorie Grene went on to teach at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the University of Manchester, the University of Leeds, and Queen's University, Belfast. She has been Visiting Professor at the University of Texas, Austin, Boston University, the University of Göttingen, Tulane University, Temple University, Rutgers University, the University of California, Berkeley, Yale University, the University of Waterloo, Boston University, Vassar College, Rochester
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Publication information: Book title: Descartes among the Scholastics. Contributors: Marjorie Grene - Author. Publisher: Marquette University Press. Place of publication: Milwaukee. Publication year: 1991. Page number: v.