Wenisch received his Ph.D. in philosophy in 1968 from the
University of Salzburg. He
has taught at the University of Rhode Island since 1971. He also taught at the University of Salzburg/Austria,
at the University of Dallas/Texas, at the University of
Steubenville/Ohio, and at the International Academy of
Philosophy in Liechtenstein/Europe.
His areas of interest include ethics,
epistemology, philosophy of religion, and religious studies.
major publications in English are:
and Objective Necessity—A Demonstration of the Existence of
Propositions which Are Simultaneously Informative and
Necessarily True,” Aletheia IV (1988), pp. 107–197.
Do or Not to Do . . . Basic Elements of an Ethics of
Actions,” Aletheia VII (1995–2001), pp. 31–220.
April of 1989 to May of 2005, Professor Wenisch served as a
member of a group of columnists for the Religion page of the
Saturday edition of the Providence Journal-Bulletin. 108 columns of his were published.
July 2007, he serves as an occasional contributor to the
Rhode Island Catholic.
he regularly teaches are: PHL 323: Modern Philosophy:
Descartes to Kant, RLS 111: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam,
and RLS 126: The Development of Christian Thought.