Books by John Haldane

Academic essays

  • Is the Soul the Form of the Body?

    Is the Soul the Form of the Body?

    American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly Volume 87, Issue 3, Summer 2013 Abstract: The idea of the soul, though once common in discussions of human nature, is rarely considered in contemporary philosophy. This reflects a general physicalist […]

     
 

Articles

  • A Tale of Two Cities—And of Two Churches

    A Tale of Two Cities—And of Two Churches

    A discussion of the current state of both the Church of Scotland and the Catholic Church. Read A Tale of Two Cities—And of Two Churches. FIRST THINGS, October 2015

     
 

Reviews

  • Sol LeWitt and David Tremlett (Art Monthly)

    Sol LeWitt and David Tremlett (Art Monthly)

    Art Monthly, October 1999. Sol Lewitt and David Tremlett. La Morra, ,Barolo, Italy Applying bright colours to the plaster walls of chapels at the commission of private patrons is hardly a novel practice, especially in […]

     
 

Editing

  • The Moral Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe

    The Moral Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe

    The Moral Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe Elizabeth Anscombe’s 1958 essay ‘Modern Moral Philosophy’ contributed to the transformation of the subject from the late 1960s, reversing the trend to assume that there is no intrinsic connection […]

     
 

Broadcasts

  • Big Debate

    Big Debate

    Topical discussion from around Scotland as members of the public question politicians and other prominent people on the news of the week. Listen to the Big Debate

     
 

Interviews

 

Lectures

  • Virtue, Happiness and the Meaning of Life

    Virtue, Happiness and the Meaning of Life

    Professor John Haldane’s lecture “Virtue, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life” at the University of South Carolina on December 14, 2015 explored how virtues are the cornerstone of a happy life, including how the sciences […]

     
 

Biography

  • Education

    Education

    John Haldane was schooled in Scotland at Hamilton Park School, John Ogilvie Hall, and St Aloysius College, Glasgow, the last two being Jesuit schools. (For a life of St Aloysius (1568-91) see C.C. Martindale, The […]