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  • MacIntyre, Philosophy and the
  University

    MacIntyre, Philosophy and the University

    “MacIntyre, Philosophy and the University,” in Ron Barnett & Amanda Fulford (eds), Philosophers on the University: Reconsidering Higher Education (Cham: Springer, 2019).

     
  • Anscombe: Life, Thought and Action

    Anscombe: Life, Thought and Action

    “Anscombe: life, Thought and Action,” Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2019. This volume in the St Andrews series contains a collection of essays from leading authors regarding the work of Elizabeth Anscombe, in particular issues in mind […]

     
  • Firm Intentions

    Firm Intentions

     
  • Is
  there anybody there?

    Is there anybody there?

    “Is there anybody there?,” The Tablet. The rise of artificial intelligence and robotics raises fundamental questions about the nature of the human person, as a philosopher and member of Pontifical Academy for Life explains.

     
  • The Human World in Retrospect

    The Human World in Retrospect

    The Human World in Retrospect, Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2020.

     
  • Heythrop, Copleston and the Jesuit Contribution to Philosophy

    Heythrop, Copleston and the Jesuit Contribution to Philosophy

    “Heythrop, Copleston and the Jesuit Contribution to Philosophy,” Philosophy, 2016, Reprinted in C. Casalini ed. Humanism, Philosophy and Education (Rome: Anica, 2019). There has been public outcry from philosophers and others at the prospect of […]

     
  • Déjà vu all over again

    Déjà vu all over again

    “Déjà vu all over again,” New Blackfriars, 100, 2019. The latest sex abuse scandal in the American Catholic Church involving Cardinal McCarrick is compared with that of 2002 in the archdiocese of Boston, and that […]

     
  • Respecting the Human Form

    Respecting the Human Form

    “Respecting the Human Form,” The Tablet (feature). The claims of a young Chinese researcher, He Jiankui, to have produced the first people born with edited genomes – twin baby girls – were met with alarm […]

     
  • Academic Career

    Academic Career

    Positions. 1. St. Joseph's School, Abbey Wood, London. Head of Art Department. 1976-79. 2. University of St Andrews: Lecturer in Moral Philosophy. 1983-90. Reader in Philosophy. 1990-94. Professor of Philosophy. 1994-present. Director, Centre for Ethics, […]

     
  • Whither Moral Philosophy?

    Whither Moral Philosophy?

     
  • Some Questions about Virtue

    Some Questions about Virtue

    “Some Questions about Virtue,” in Elisa Grimi ed., Virtue Ethics: Retrospect and Prospect (New York: Springer, 2019). Abstract. So far as Anglophone academic study is concerned, interest in the idea of virtue as a central […]

     
  • Ethics, Society and Religion

    Ethics, Society and Religion

    Ethics, Society and Religion, Michael Dummett (Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2019).

     
  • Bibliography

    Bibliography

    Note: This is restricted largely to academic articles (for books see Books and Editing on homepage). Art and Aesthetics ‘Aesthetic Naturalism and the Decline of Architecture: Architecture and Aesthetic Perception’, International Journal of Moral and […]

     
  • Broadcasting

    Broadcasting

    Radio BBC Radio Three: Brains Trust, Concert Intermission, Essay, Night Waves. BBC Radio Four: Analysis, Beyond Belief, In Our Time, Moral Maze, Start the Week, Sunday Programme, Today etc. BBC Radio Five Live: Weekend News […]

     
  • Demarco, Philosophy and Art

    Demarco, Philosophy and Art

    Demarco, Philosophy and Art (Kingston: Kingston University, 2000). A set of essays to accompany the touring exhibition Richard Demarco 70/2000. Contributors John Haldane, Roger Scruton, Anthony O’Hear, Bryan Appleyard, George Pattison, Peter Serracino Inglott and […]

     
  • Distinctions

    Distinctions

    Fellowships and Honorary Degrees 1. Fellow, Royal Society of Arts. 1995. 2. Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh. 1995. 3. Doctor of Laws, St Anselm College, NH, US. 1997. 4. Knight of the Equestrian Order of […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Faith in a Hard Ground

    Faith in a Hard Ground

    Faith in a Hard Ground Essays on Religion, Philosophy and Ethics by G.E.M Anscombe Elizabeth Anscombe’s forthright philosophy speaks directly to many religious and ethical issues of current concern. This collection of her essays forms […]

     
  • From Plato to Wittgenstein

    From Plato to Wittgenstein

    From Plato to Wittgenstein Essays by G.E.M. Anscombe More treasures from the archive of papers left by philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe, edited by her daughter and son-in-law, philosophers Mary Geach and Luke Gormally. This volume collects […]

     
  • Human Life, Action and Ethics

    Human Life, Action and Ethics

    Human Life, Action and Ethics Essays by G.E.M. Anscombe Presents a collection of essays by the celebrated philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe. This collection includes papers on human nature and practical philosophy, together with the classic ‘Modern […]

     
  • Logic, Truth and Meaning

    Logic, Truth and Meaning

    Logic, Truth and Meaning Writings by G.E.M. Anscombe The fourth and final volume of writings by Elizabeth Anscombe reprints her Introduction to Wittgenstein’s Tractatus, together with a number of later essays on thought and language […]

     
  • Philosophical Works of James Frederick Ferrier

    Philosophical Works of James Frederick Ferrier

    Philosophical Works of James Frederick Ferrier Philosophical Works of the late James Frederick Ferrier (ed.) A. Grant & E.L. Lushington (Bristol: Thoemmes, 2001) Three volumes. with new introduction by John Haldane. James Frederick Ferrier (1808-64) […]

     
  • Challenges of Character Formation in the 21st Century

    Challenges of Character Formation in the 21st Century

    “Challenges of Character Formation in the 21st Century,” St Andrews College, University of Sydney Ethos Lectures

     
  • The Existence of God

    The Existence of God

    “The Existence of God,” Bellarmine Institute, St Aloysius College, Sydney Talk to senior school members.

     
  • Debating Public Issues

    Debating Public Issues

    “Debating Public Issues,” Evangelical History Association 30th Anniversary Conference Keynote Lecture.

     
  • A Conversation with Professors Robert George and John Haldane

    A Conversation with Professors Robert George and John Haldane

    “A Conversation with Professors Robert George and John Haldane,” Baylor University Drumwright Family Lecture Seventh Annual Drumwright Family Lecture 2016 – November 10, 2016. Robert George, in conversation with John Haldane on “Reasons for our […]

     
  • St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs

    St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs

    St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs This series was founded in 2004 by John Haldane and is under his general editorship. The series includes monographs, collections of essays and occasional anthologies of source […]

     
  • Ethics and Society

    Ethics and Society

    “Ethics and Society,” ABC Canberra (Radio) Mornings with Genevieve Jacobs  Interview

     
  • Understanding Disagreement

    Understanding Disagreement

    “Understanding Disagreement,” English Speaking Union, Shreveport. Louisiana Understanding Disagreement

     
  • Understanding and Dealing with Societal Conflict

    Understanding and Dealing with Societal Conflict

    “Understanding and Dealing with Societal Conflict,” Agora Institute Eastern University Public Lecture

     
  • The Value of a Liberal Arts Education

    The Value of a Liberal Arts Education

    “The Value of a Liberal Arts Education,” Campion College Annual Appeal

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” The Australian Interview

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” BBC Radio Scotland Newsdrive Interview

     
  • Sex and Society

    Sex and Society

    “Sex and Society,” Institute for Ethics and Society, UNDA Public Lecture

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” The Times. Full page interview by Magnus Linklater : “Trump is like a bullying, second-hand car dealer … The Scottish academic John Haldane says the president-elect could be a big surprise”

     
  • Analytic and Thomistic Metaphysics: Challenges and Opportunities

    Analytic and Thomistic Metaphysics: Challenges and Opportunities

    “Analytic and Thomistic Metaphysics: Challenges and Opportunities.,” American Maritain Association, U. of San Francisco, CA, US. Plenary address.

     
  • Making Meaning Visible 

    Making Meaning Visible 

    “Making Meaning Visible ,” McGill University, Canada. 2015 Marguerite Bourgeoys . The 2015 Marguerite Bourgeoys Lecture on Education, “Making Meaning Visible: Catholic Education, the Human Person, and Contemporary Culture,” will be given by John Haldane who will […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Taking History Seriously

    Taking History Seriously

    “Taking History Seriously,” U. of Durham, UK. Annual Alan Milne Memorial Address. Public address.

     
  • Debates between Science, Religion and Philosophy

    Debates between Science, Religion and Philosophy

    “Debates between Science, Religion and Philosophy,” UCD School of Philosophy and International Centre for Newman Studies. Public talk.

     
  • Aquinas and the foundations of Ethics

    Aquinas and the foundations of Ethics

    “Aquinas and the foundations of Ethics,” Institute of Ideas Academy. Plenary address

     
  • The Pillars and Foundations of Western Civilisation

    The Pillars and Foundations of Western Civilisation

    “The Pillars and Foundations of Western Civilisation,” Benedictus Forum, British Institute Florence, Italy. Keynote Lecture for the Benedictus Academic Research Forum 2014. “The Pillars and Foundations of Western Civilisation”

     
  • Virtue, Medicine, and Modern Moral Philosophy

    Virtue, Medicine, and Modern Moral Philosophy

    “Virtue, Medicine, and Modern Moral Philosophy,” Center for Ethics and Culture, U. of Notre Dame IN, US. The Center was proud to host this three-day conference In honor of the work of David Solomon, associate […]

     
  • Have Universities Lost their Way?

    Have Universities Lost their Way?

    “Have Universities Lost their Way?,” Boston University, MA, US. Center for the Humanities. Public event

     
  • Philosophy, Ethics and Society

    Philosophy, Ethics and Society

    “Philosophy, Ethics and Society,” Boston College, MA, US. FitzGibbons. Public Lecture

     
  • The Ethics of Pregnancy: Towards an Integrated Approach

    The Ethics of Pregnancy: Towards an Integrated Approach

    “The Ethics of Pregnancy: Towards an Integrated Approach,” Boston College, MA, US. LaBrecque. Public Lecture in Medical Ethics

     
  • Profession, Vocation, and Healthcare Ethics: Principles, Values, and Ideals

    Profession, Vocation, and Healthcare Ethics: Principles, Values, and Ideals

    “Profession, Vocation, and Healthcare Ethics: Principles, Values, and Ideals,” U. of Notre Dame, IN, US. Clarke Family. Public Lecture

     
  • Cardinal Wright Award Recipient Address

    Cardinal Wright Award Recipient Address

    “Cardinal Wright Award Recipient Address,” Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, Philadelphia, PA, US.. Cardinal Wright Award Recipient Address

     
  • Acting Well: The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue

    Acting Well: The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue

    “Acting Well: The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue,” Collegium Institute, U. of Pennsylvania, US. Inaugural Anscombe. Public Lecture

     
  • Ethics and Human Nature

    Ethics and Human Nature

    “Ethics and Human Nature,” La Salle University, PA, US. Kerlin Memorial. Haldane spoke for over an hour about his specific area of philosophical studies: ethics and, in particular, the concept of “natural ethics.” Haldane identified […]

     
  • Pillars and Foundations of Western Society.

    Pillars and Foundations of Western Society.

    “Pillars and Foundations of Western Society.,” Ave Maria University, FL, US.. John Haldane (St. Andrews) will give a lecture next Wednesday, Feb 19, at 7pm, in Demetree Auditorium, on the topic, “Pillars and Foundations of […]

     
  • The cultural, philosophical and educational preconditions of a decent society.

    The cultural, philosophical and educational preconditions of a decent society.

    “The cultural, philosophical and educational preconditions of a decent society.,” Belmont Abbey College, NC, US. Cuthbert Allen Annual. Public Lecture

     
  • Ethics, Philosophy and Public Policy: Past Practice and Future Challenge

    Ethics, Philosophy and Public Policy: Past Practice and Future Challenge

    “Ethics, Philosophy and Public Policy: Past Practice and Future Challenge,” Marian University, OH, US.. Public Lecture

     
  • The Good Society

    The Good Society

    “The Good Society,” Kenyon College, OH, US. Larwill. Public Lecture

     
  • Can Virtue be Measured?

    Can Virtue be Measured?

    “Can Virtue be Measured?,” Jubilee Character & Virtues Conference, Oriel College, Oxford UK. The second annual conference of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, University of Birmingham. How can we derive credible measures of […]

     
  • Aquinas and Realism

    Aquinas and Realism

    “Aquinas and Realism,” Thomistic Institute, New York University, US. Aquinas Symposium. On Saturday, November 9, 2013, the Thomistic Institute will host a day-long symposium entitled Thomas Aquinas & Philosophical Realism. The event begins at 11:00 […]

     
  • Aquinas and Realism

    Aquinas and Realism

    “Aquinas and Realism,” Lumen Christi Institute University of Chicago, IL, US.. Public Lecture

     
  • John Haldane speaking at Houses of Parliament, Westminster

    Aquinas and Realism

    Lumen Christi Institute “Aquinas and Realism” John Haldane (University of St. Andrews) October 30, 2013

     
  • Ethics, Philosophy, Social Life and Public Policy

    Ethics, Philosophy, Social Life and Public Policy

    “Ethics, Philosophy, Social Life and Public Policy,” Universidad Panamerica, Mexico City. Set of 3 Public Lectures

     
  • Moral Realism

    Moral Realism

    “Moral Realism,” Loyola University Baltimore. Public Lecture

     
  • Education Old and New

    Education Old and New

    “Education Old and New,” Denison University, OH, US. Goodspeed Lectures. The Goodspeed Lecture Series welcomes John Haldane, University of St. Andrews, presenting “Education: Old and New.” This presentation treats both classical and contemporary views of […]

     
  • Naturalism, Realism and Natural realism

    Naturalism, Realism and Natural realism

    “Naturalism, Realism and Natural realism,” Denison University, OH, US. Titus Hepp Lectures. The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series welcomes John Haldane, University of St. Andrews, presenting “Naturalism, Realism, and Natural Realism’. Haldane will discuss Realism, Naturalism and […]

     
  • After MacIntyre

    After MacIntyre

    “After MacIntyre,” The Tablet. The character and achievements of the enigmatic Scottish philosopher

     
  • Bringing God back from the Dead

    Bringing God back from the Dead

    “Bringing God back from the Dead,” The Tablet. Eyebrows were raised when the prestigious Templeton Prize for progress in religion – previous winners included the Dalai Lama, Jean Vanier and Mother Teresa of Calcutta – […]

     
  • The Cleverist of Jesuits

    The Cleverist of Jesuits

    “The Cleverist of Jesuits,” The Tablet. A Scottish philosopher recalls a period in which the Society of Jesus was at the heart of an English Catholic intellectual and cultural renaissance, and describes the singular contribution […]

     
  • Religion by another name

    Religion by another name

    “Religion by another name,” The Critique. Bi-monthly online review of select news topics by academic philosophers … “At The Critique we believe that when used properly, the skills and knowledge of philosophers can make a […]

     
  • The US post-Trump: On the Road in Another America

    The US post-Trump: On the Road in Another America

    “The US post-Trump: On the Road in Another America,” The Tablet (feature). As the US president-elect embarks on a ‘thank you’ tour of swing states, our correspondent takes a journey through some of the ‘forgotten’ […]

     
  • The End of Coercive Liberalism

    The End of Coercive Liberalism

    “The End of Coercive Liberalism,” The Tablet (feature). Early polling analysis suggests that Donald Trump attracted the support of the majority of both Catholics and Protestants. Now, even those Christians who could not bear to […]

     
  • Differences in the notion of transgenderism

    Differences in the notion of transgenderism

    “Differences in the notion of transgenderism,” Plunkett Centre, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney. A report on a talk given to clinical psychologists, psychiatrists and healthcare practitioners.

     
  • Practices such as no-platforming threaten to strangle the roots of freedom

    Practices such as no-platforming threaten to strangle the roots of freedom

    “Practices such as no-platforming threaten to strangle the roots of freedom,” The Guardian (article). We must return to the roots of western liberalism if we’re to avoid becoming just a mass of unquestioning conformists.

     
  • Anscombe and Geach on Mind and the Soul

    Anscombe and Geach on Mind and the Soul

    “Anscombe and Geach on Mind and the Soul,” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, 90, 2016. AbstractAnscombe and Geach were among the most interesting philosophers to have come out of Oxford in the twentieth century. Even before […]

     
  • Theology and Philosophy: Can they survive in the modern university?

    Theology and Philosophy: Can they survive in the modern university?

    “Theology and Philosophy: Can they survive in the modern university?,” ABC Religion and Ethics (Web article). Theology and Philosophy: Can they survive in the modern university?

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Central Texas Leadership Series Interview

    Central Texas Leadership Series Interview

    KWBU President Joe Riley interviews John Haldane for the Central Texas Leadership Series. This conversation was October 15th, 2015.

     
  • 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

     
  • World Have Your Say

    World Have Your Say

    “World Have Your Say,” BBC World (Radio) The Pope and Climate ChangeShould the Pope speak out on climate change or stick to theology? Jeb Bush enters the race but why is US politics such a […]

     
  • Why Scotland and Ireland Went Different Ways

    Why Scotland and Ireland Went Different Ways

    Why Scotland and Ireland Went Different Ways FIRST THINGS: September 2014

     
  • What makes a religion?

    What makes a religion?

    “What makes a religion?,” BBC Radio 4 Sunday Programme discussion

     
  • Learning from Tradition

    Learning from Tradition

    “Learning from Tradition,” Gettysburg College, PA, US. Mahan. Public Lecture

     
  • Future of Universities

    Future of Universities

    Speaker John Haldane of St. Andrew’s in Scotland talks about the future of the [establishment of a] university based regarding philosophy, education, and the Catholic tradition. Hosted by the College of Liberal Arts at Mount […]

     
  • Scottish referendum: how religion could help heal the nation’s rifts

    Scottish referendum: how religion could help heal the nation’s rifts

    “Scottish referendum: how religion could help heal the nation's rifts,” Daily Telegraph. A church service held tomorrow with the opposing leaders in the independence campaign reveals how religion could be key to healing Scottish divisions

     
  • The Future of the University: Philosophy, Education and the Catholic Tradition

    The Future of the University: Philosophy, Education and the Catholic Tradition

    “The Future of the University: Philosophy, Education and the Catholic Tradition,” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 87, 2013. This essay situates issues of educational philosophy within a historical context, considering Confucius, Augustine, and Aquinas, while focusing […]

     
  • Reasoning about the Human Good, and the Role of the Public Philosopher

    Reasoning about the Human Good, and the Role of the Public Philosopher

    “Reasoning about the Human Good, and the Role of the Public Philosopher,” in R. George & J. Keown eds. Reason, Morality and Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

     
  • Realism, Mind and Evolution

    Realism, Mind and Evolution

    “Realism, Mind and Evolution,” Philosophical Investigations, 35, 2013. Abstract Perceptual experience is perspectival, and human minds occupy a variety of “viewpoints.” These considerations provide grounds for both realist and anti‐realist philosophies. Each is represented in […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Aquinas Among the Analytics

    Aquinas Among the Analytics

    Aquinas Among the Analytics An interview with John Haldane in 3:AM Magazine (4 December 2012)

     
  • Same-sex Marriage: a view from across the Atlantic

    Same-sex Marriage: a view from across the Atlantic

    “Same-sex Marriage: a view from across the Atlantic,” Nova et Vetera, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2012, p. 649-656.

     
  • Scientism and its Challenge to Humanism

    Scientism and its Challenge to Humanism

    “Scientism and it Challenge to Humanism,” New Blackfriars, Vol. 93, No. 1048, 2012. Viewed from the perspective of the nineteenth century there is little in the details of contemporary political life that would seem special. […]

     
  • A Tale of Two Thomases

    A Tale of Two Thomases

    “A Tale of Two Thomases,” First Things, December 2012.

     
  • Identifying Privative Causes

    Identifying Privative Causes

    ANALYSIS 71 (4) October 2011 Abstract Causation by and of absences, omissions or privations, seems to be implied by common styles of description and explanation. Allowing that absences are actuality-dependent, one may yet maintain that […]

     
  • 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

     
  • Philosophy Lives

    Philosophy Lives

    FIRST THINGS, January 2011 Philosophy Lives Why Stephen Hawking’s attempt to banish natural theology only shows why we need it. Read Philosophy Lives.

     
  • Adam Smith, Theology and Natural Law

    Adam Smith, Theology and Natural Law

    “Adam Smith, Theology and Natural Law,” in Paul Oslington ed., Adam Smith as Theologian (London: Routledge, 2011).

     
  • Is Every Action Morally Significant?

    Is Every Action Morally Significant?

    PHILOSOPHY 86 July 2011 Abstract One form of scepticism about the possibility of moral theory does not deny that there is something describable as ‘the conduct of life’, but it argues that there is no […]

     
  • Reasons for thinking that an embryo is a human being

    Reasons for thinking that an embryo is a human being

    Letters to The Daily Telegraph 10 Jun 2006 Reasons for thinking that an embryo is a human being In the final extract from his book After Dolly, Ian Wilmut asks if the early human embryo […]

     
  • Gravitas, Moral Efficacy and Social Causes

    Gravitas, Moral Efficacy and Social Causes

    ANALYSIS 68 (1) January 2008 Abstract Contemporary discussions of causality range over the relative merits of nominalist as against realist accounts, of conceptual as against empirical approaches, and of regularity, power-based and singularist understandings. What […]

     
  • Privative causality

    Privative causality

    ANALYSIS 67 (3) July 2007 Abstract Among the kinds of explanation given for the occurrence or non-occurrence of events and processes, the obtaining or non-obtaining of states and conditions, and the existence or non-existence of […]

     
  • Visions of Mary

    Visions of Mary

    “Visions of Mary,” First Things (online – text of BBC radio essay), 2010.

     
  • Kenny and Aquinas on the Metaphysics of Mind

    Kenny and Aquinas on the Metaphysics of Mind

    “Kenny and Aquinas on the Metaphysics of Mind,” in J. Cottingham and P. Hacker eds, Mind, Method, and Morality (Oxford: OUP, 2010).

     
  • Admiring High Mountains: Aesthetics of Environment

    Admiring High Mountains: Aesthetics of Environment

    “Admiring High Mountains: Aesthetics of Environment,” Environmental Values, 3, 1994. Reprinted in T. Chapell ed. Environmental Aesthetics (Edinburgh: EUP, 1997). Reprinted in S. Johnson ed. Landscapes (Cambridge: White Horse Press, 2010). ABSTRACT: In recent years […]

     
  • Practical Philosophy

    Practical Philosophy

    Practical Philosophy: Ethics, Society and Culture In this wide ranging volume of philosophical essays John Haldane explores some central areas of social life and issues of intense academic and public debate. These include the question […]

     
  • William James

    William James and the Varieties of Religious Experience

    In this (May 2010) programme from the BBC series In Our Time, Melvyn Bragg, John Haldane and other guests discuss ‘The Varieties of Religious Experience’ by William James. Listen to William James and the Varieties […]

     
  • Thomas Reid and the Art of Philosophy

    Thomas Reid and the Art of Philosophy

    Lecture on Thomas Reid delivered at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on the occasion of the tercentenary of his birth. Listen to Thomas Reid and the Art of Philosophy.

     
  • Ethics, Politics and Society

    Ethics, Politics and Society

    Many of the most bitterly contested issues that Britain’s legislators have to deal with today involve a clash of ethical systems that cuts across traditional political boundaries. Listen to this BBC World Service discussion on […]

     
  • Reasonable Faith

    Reasonable Faith

    Reasonable Faith In this awaited follow up to his book Faithful Reason, the well-known philosopher and Catholic thinker John Haldane brings his unrivalled insight to bear on questions of the existence of God and the […]

     
  • Philosophy, Analytical Thomism and Catholic Thought

    Philosophy, Analytical Thomism and Catholic Thought

    In this Australian Broadcasting Corporation programme (from July 2008) John Haldane talks with John Cleary about a range of issues on philosophy, faith and culture. Listen to ABC Second Hour.

     
  • The Church and the World

    The Church and the World

    The Church and the World. The philosopher and commentator John Haldane explores a range of issues concerning the condition of Roman Catholicism, its leadership and teachings, and examines the ways in which these connect with, […]

     
  • Seeking Meaning and Making Sense

    Seeking Meaning and Making Sense

    Seeking Meaning and Making Sense An engaging collection of short essays that range across philosophy, politics, general culture, morality, science, religion and art. The focus is on questions of Meaning, Value and Understanding. Topics include: […]

     
  • The New Atheists

    The New Atheists

    In this (August 2007) episode from EWTN’s Sunday Night Live series John Haldane discusses the new atheists with Benedict Groeschel. Listen to The New Atheists.

     
  • Scottish Philosophy

    Scottish Philosophy

    Scottish Philosophy issue of The Monist 90 (2) 2007. New essays by James van Cleve, James Feiser, John Glassford, Gordon Graham, Jenny Keefe, Ryan Nichols, Daniel Robinson, Paul Russell, Margaret Schabas, Dabney Townsend, and Mark […]

     
  • Hume on Mind and Causality

    Hume on Mind and Causality

    Hume on Mind and Causality. A special issue of the Journal of Scottish Philosophy 5 (1), 2007. New essays by, and Adrian Bardon, Timothy Costelloe, Adrian Heathcote, Eric Schliesser, and Alan Schwerin, with edited text […]

     
  • Faithful Reason

    Faithful Reason

    In Faithful Reason, the noted Catholic philosopher John Haldane explores various aspects of intellectual and practical life from a perspective inspired by Catholic thought and informed by his distinctive philosophical approach: ‘Analytical Thomism’. Haldane’s discussions […]

     
  • Modern Writings on Thomism

    Modern Writings on Thomism

    Modern Writings on Thomism (Bristol: Thoemmes/Continuum, 2003) A collection of five previously published but long out-of-print volumes on various aspects of Thomistic philosophy, presented with an introductory essay: R.P. Phillips, Modern Thomistic Philosophy, 2 Vols; […]

     
  • Values, Education and the Human World

    Values, Education and the Human World

    Edited volume of essays on aspects of educational theory and practice in relation to culture, politics, religion and science. Contributors include Anthony Quinton, Anthony O’Hear, Richard Pring, Mary Warnock, Jonathan Sacks, Stewart Sutherland, Mary Midgley, […]

     
  • Philosophy and its Public Role

    Philosophy and its Public Role

    Philosophy and its Public Role (2004) Co-edted with William Aiken, this volume presents new essays on topics ranging from the public responsibility of intellectuals to the justice of military tribunals, and from posthumous reproduction to […]

     
  • Spirituality, Philosophy and Education

    Spirituality, Philosophy and Education

    Spirituality, Philosophy and Education (London: RoutledgeFalmer, 2003) co-edited with David Carr New essays on the philosophy of spirituality and the implications of this for educational theory and practice. Contributors: J. Haldane, M. McGhee, J. Cottingham, […]

     
  • An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Religion

    An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Religion

    An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Religion We live, allegedly, in a postmodern age in which we have cast aside the narrative fantasies of the pre-modern era. If postmodernism represents the final abandonment of all grand […]

     
  • Atheism and Theism (2e)

    Atheism and Theism (2e)

    Atheism and Theism co-authored with J.J.C. Smart (Oxford: Blackwell, 2nd enlarged edition 2002). A volume in the Blackwell ‘Great Debates’ series, and listed by Blackwell as one of ‘Tomorrow’s Classics’. The issue of whether or […]

     
  • The Philosophy of Thomas Reid

    The Philosophy of Thomas Reid

    The Philosophy of Thomas Reid (Co-edited with Stephen Read) Thomas Reid was one of the greatest philosophers of the eighteenth century and a contemporary of Kant’s. This volume is part of a new wave of […]

     
  • Mind, Metaphysics and Value

    Mind, Metaphysics and Value

    Mind, Metaphysics and Value Contemporary western philosophy divides into three broad traditions: the analytical, the continental, and the historical. In the latter half of the twentieth century, analytical philosophy was dominant in the English-speaking world […]

     
  • Philosophy and Art

    Philosophy and Art

    Philosophy and Art, Kingston: University of Kingston, 2000.

     
  • Philosophy and Public Affairs

    Philosophy and Public Affairs

    Philosophy and Public Affairs (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000). New essays on philosophical and public policy issues. Contributors: Lord Alton, Bryan Appleyard, Sir Samuel Brittan, Gordon Graham, John Haldane, Russell Keat, Anthony O’Hear, Melanie Phillips, […]

     
  • Thomas Reid

    Thomas Reid

    Thomas Reid Special issue of the American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 74 (3) 2000. New essays on Reid and Scottish ‘Common Sense’ philosophy. Contributors: Ronald Beanblossom, Philip de Barry, C.A.J. Coady, Roger Gallie, John Haldane, Keith […]

     
  • Newman Lecture UCD

    Newman Lecture UCD

    A century and a half after Newman’s famous Dublin addresses on the Idea of a University, and a century after the institution he founded was rechartered as University College Dublin, UCD established an annual lecture […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Modern Painters in Scotland

    Modern Painters in Scotland

    Modern Painters in Scotland special issue of Modern Painters, 1999. New essays on aspects of visual art and architecture in Scotland. Contributors: Mark Baines, Neil Cameron, Douglas Dunn, Alec Finlay, Clare Henry, Magnus Linklater, John […]

     
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

    Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

    Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (London: Routledge, 1998). Subject Editor responsible for eighteenth century philosophers and movements – approximately 80 entries commissioned and edited.

     
  • Why I Am a Theist

    Why I Am a Theist

    Hugh LaFollette interviews John Haldane about his theistic beliefs. LaFollette’s program was titled, “Ideas and Issues,” and aired on WETS-FM. The interview took place on January 19th, 1997.

     
  • Analytical Thomism

    Analytical Thomism

    Analytical Thomism Issue of the Monist, 80 (4) October 1997. Thomism has always had the potential to exchange methods and ideas with other philosophical traditions. In this century versions of transcendental and phenomenological Thomism have […]

     
  • Analytical Thomism

    Analytical Thomism

    Analytical Thomism an interview with John Haldane published in The Leuven Philosophy Newsletter, Vol. 14, 2005.

     
  • Believer with a Faith in Reason

    Believer with a Faith in Reason

    A profile from 2006 by Olga Wojtas of the Times Higher Education.

     
  • Atheism and Theism (1e)

    Atheism and Theism (1e)

    Atheism and Theism Co-authored with J.J.C. Smart (Oxford: Blackwell, 1996) this is a volume in the Blackwell ‘Great Debates in Philosophy’ series. The series was inspired by Smart’s famous debate with Bernard Williams: Utilitarianism: For […]

     
  • Philosophers and Philosophies

    Philosophers and Philosophies

    Philosophers and Philosophies Special Issue of The Philosophical Quarterly 43, October 1993. New essays on history of philosophy. Contributors: G.E.M. Anscombe, Jeffrey Coombs, Frederick Copleston, Richard Gaskin, Michael Gorman, D.P. Henry, Edward Khamara, Peter Millican, […]

     
  • Reality, Representation and Projection

    Reality, Representation and Projection

    Reality, Representation and Projection Co-edited with Crispin Wright. This book is an important collection of new essays on various topics relating to realism and its rivals in metaphysics, logic, metaethics, and epistemology. The contributors include […]

     
  • James Frederick Ferrier

    James Frederick Ferrier

    James Frederick Ferrier By Elizabeth Haldane Reprint of 1899 publication with new introduction by John Haldane

     
  • Logical Necessity and Other Essays by I.G. McFetridge

    Logical Necessity and Other Essays by I.G. McFetridge

    Logical Necessity and Other Essays by Ian McFetridge (London: Aristotelian Society, 1990) Co-edited with Roger Scruton.

     
  • Mind, Causation and Action

    Mind, Causation and Action

    Mind, Causation and Action (Oxford: Blackwell, 1986) Co-edited with Roger Squires and Leslie Stevenson. New essays in philosophy of mind. Contributors: Simon Blackburn, Malcolm Budd, John Campbell, William Charlton, George Graham, Tomis Kapitan, Graham and […]