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Catalan, Marcos Louis Jr., D., S.J., Ph.D.

Contact Info

De la Costa House
134 B. Gonzales Street
Varsity Hills Subdivision
Katipunan Road, Loyola Heights
Quezon City
Tel: (+63 02) 8426-5274 to 77


  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Philosophy Synthesis and Review
  • Ad Audiendas Confessiones

Areas of Interest

  • Neurophilosophy
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophical Theology
  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology


  • Doctorado Eclesiastico en Filosofia, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid (Spain), 2009
  • Master of Arts in Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, 1998
  • Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology, Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University Campus, Quezon City, 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) and Bachelor of Science in Commerce (Accounting), De la Salle University, Manila, 1987

Research and Publications

  • Doctoral Dissertation: “Neurophilosophical Principles for Understanding the Human Person: Encounter Between  Xavier Zubiri’s Philosophical Anthropology and Antonio Damasio’s Theory of Mind”  https://www.educacion.gob.es/teseo/mostrarRef.do?ref=580983
  • “Pagkilala kay Hesus” [Knowing Jesus] and “Ang Mundo ni Hesus” [The World of Jesus] in Halina’t Masdan si Hesus sa Ebanghelyo. Edited by Jose Mario C. Francisco, S.J., 3-70. Makati: St. Pauls. Translated from the English original by Donald Senior, C.P., Jesus: Gospel Portrait, new and expanded edition (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1992)
  • “Life and Sensibility of Biological Matter in the Philosophy of Xavier Zubiri. ” Pensamiento: Revista de Investigación e Información Filosófica, 2009, Volume 65, Number 246: 737-779.
  • “Human Sentient Intelligence in the Philosophy of Xavier Zubiri,” Landas,: Journal of Loyola School of Theology, Volume 34, Number 2 (2020): 39-75.
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