I am currently a PhD Candidate at the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto. I am also a Henry N.R. Jackman Junior Fellow in the Humanities at the Jackman Humanities Institute. My research is in contemporary continental philosophy, political theology and medieval scholasticism. I'm interested in the ways that the terms of scholastic debates influence--through both survival and repudiation--the terms of contemporary ones. My current project focuses on 13th century Parisian arguments around usury; in particular, the debate over the idea that usury constitutes a 'theft of time,' which has become a popular point of ref…

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