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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

     
  • The Human World in Retrospect

    The Human World in Retrospect

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

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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?

     
  • Ethics, Society and Religion

    Ethics, Society and Religion

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

     
  • Responding to Discord

    Responding to Discord

    “Responding to Discord,” in Virtues in the Public Sphere: Citizenship, Civic Friendship, and Duty (London: Routledge, 2019).

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • The Role of the Public Intellectual

    The Role of the Public Intellectual

    “The Role of the Public Intellectual,” Conference on Identity in the Public Arena, Excelsia College. Keynote Lecture

     
  • Character and the Common Good

    Character and the Common Good

    “Character and the Common Good,” CBD Sydney Public Lecture.

     
  • The Existence of God

    The Existence of God

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

     
  • Being a Christian Philosopher in Secular Academia

    Being a Christian Philosopher in Secular Academia

    “Being a Christian Philosopher in Secular Academia,” Alphacrucis College, Parramatta Presentation and Round Table

     
  • Debating Public Issues

    Debating Public Issues

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

     
  • Curbing Violence

    Curbing Violence

    “Curbing Violence,” Centre for Public Christianity, Sydney Interview

     
  • The Inescapability of Philosophy for Teachers

    The Inescapability of Philosophy for Teachers

    “The Inescapability of Philosophy for Teachers,” Scots College Seminar + Q&A

     
  • Making Sense

    Making Sense

    “Making Sense,” City Forum, CBD, Sydney Presentation.

     
  • Shaping Character

    Shaping Character

    “Shaping Character,” Lang Walker Business Centre, Scots College, Sydney

     
  • Does ethics need God

    Does ethics need God

    “Does ethics need God,” Barney’s (St Barnabas, Broadway, Sydney)

     
  • Gender Identity

    Gender Identity

    “Gender Identity,” Christ College, Sydney Presentation and Seminar

     
  • Why Teach Ethics in Schools?

    Why Teach Ethics in Schools?

    “Why Teach Ethics in Schools?,” Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Association, Fremantle Panel Q&A with public audience

     
  • Seeking Meaning

    Seeking Meaning

    “Seeking Meaning,” Bridge Street Fellowship, CBD, Sydney Seeking Meaning

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Character and Moral Evaluation

    Character and Moral Evaluation

    “Character and Moral Evaluation,” Institute for Ethics & Society, University of Notre Dame Australia Public lecture. Can we measure virtue?

     
  • Good Disagreement

    Good Disagreement

    “Good Disagreement,” Institute for Ethics & Society, University of Notre Dame Australia How can we improve our culture’s response to political and moral disagreement?

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Athens and Jerusalem: Faith and Reason, Opponents or Allies?

    Athens and Jerusalem: Faith and Reason, Opponents or Allies?

    “Athens and Jerusalem: Faith and Reason, Opponents or Allies?,” Scholarship at the Cathedral, St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney Public Lecture

     
  • Threats to Freedom

    Threats to Freedom

    “Threats to Freedom,” Territory FM (Darwin Australia) Radio Interview

     
  • 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 Achievements of Sir Roger Scruton: Scruton and Religion

    The Achievements of Sir Roger Scruton: Scruton and Religion

    “The Achievements of Sir Roger Scruton: Scruton and Religion,” Princeton University, NJ. US. James Madison Program Public Symposium

     
  • Free Thinking

    Free Thinking

    “Free Thinking,” BBC Radio 3 Discussion on free thinking

     
  • Reasonable Disagreement and Civic Friendship

    Reasonable Disagreement and Civic Friendship

    “Reasonable Disagreement and Civic Friendship,” American Public Philosophy Institute Public lecture. The American Public Philosophy Institute is an independent 501(c)(3) public charity located at the University of Dallas, is an interdisciplinary group of scholars from […]

     
  • 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

     
  • Holding Fast in Stormy Waters

    Holding Fast in Stormy Waters

    “Holding Fast in Stormy Waters,” The Dawson Society for Philosophy and Culture (Perth, Australia) Public talk

     
  • Sex and Society: The Challenge of Barbarianism.

    Sex and Society: The Challenge of Barbarianism.

    “Sex and Society: The Challenge of Barbarianism.,” Institute for Ethics and Society, UNDA Public Lecture

     
  • The Threat of Barbarianism

    The Threat of Barbarianism

    “The Threat of Barbarianism,” Charles Darwin University This lecture will explore the idea of barbarianism in an extended sense as referring to those whom one finds so morally and culturally alien that what they say […]

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” KWBU (National Public Radio affiliate) Central Texas Leadership In this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series: John Haldane, J. Newton Rayzor Sr. Distinguished Chair in Philosophy. Hosting the conversation is KWBU president Joe […]

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” Institute for Ethics and Society ‘QndA’ On stage Public Interview

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” ABC The Interview: John Haldane (Radio) Andrew West Presenter of Radio National’s Religion and Ethics Report spoke to him about challenges to the moral authority of churches and other institutions; liberalism with judgement; the bane of […]

     
  • Sex and Society

    Sex and Society

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

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” Cradio (radio interview) Professor John Haldane discusses the influence of religion on his life and work, and how he came to study the philosophy of St Thomas Aquinas. Professor Haldane also draws from different […]

     
  • Are Nuclear Weapons ever Justified?

    Are Nuclear Weapons ever Justified?

    “Are Nuclear Weapons ever Justified?,” BBC One The Big Questions (TV). Nicky Campbell presents the moral, ethical and religious discussion series from Leith Academy, Edinburgh. He asks just one question: are nuclear weapons ever justified?

     
  • Philosophical Foundations of Family

    Philosophical Foundations of Family

    “Philosophical Foundations of Family,” Family Education Trust. Family Education Trust, London, 13 June 2015

     
  • 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.

     
  • John Haldane and Charles Taylor in Conversation

    John Haldane and Charles Taylor in Conversation

    “John Haldane and Charles Taylor in Conversation,” U. of Notre Dame, IN, US. DeNicola Family Colloquoy: Understanding Persons This panel was presented as part of Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture’s fourteenth annual Fall […]

     
  • 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.

     
  • Two Perspectives two worlds

    Two Perspectives two worlds

    “Two Perspectives two worlds,” Scientists in Congregations: Knowing Creation. Public lecture.

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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,” Lumen Christi Institute University of Chicago, IL, US.. Public Lecture

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Ethics, Aesthetics and Practical Philosophy

    Ethics, Aesthetics and Practical Philosophy

    “Ethics, Aesthetics and Practical Philosophy,” Monist 101, 2018.

     
  • Art, Morality and Human Nature: R.W. Beardsmore

    Art, Morality and Human Nature: R.W. Beardsmore

    “Art, Morality and Human Nature: R.W. Beardsmore,” St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs Vol. 20 (Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2017). Co-ed Ieuan Lloyd. This collection brings together the text of the monograph Art and […]

     
  • Virtue Ethics in the Medieval Period

    Virtue Ethics in the Medieval Period

    “Virtue Ethics in the Medieval Period,” in D. Carr, J. Arthur & K. Kristjansson eds. Varieties of Virtue Ethics (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2017). The idea that virtue might be one of the central features of […]

     
  • MacIntyre against Morality

    MacIntyre against Morality

    “MacIntyre against Morality,” First Things. Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity: An Essay on Desire, Practical Reasoning, and Narrative

     
  • Mills university address of 1867 has lessons for today

    Mills university address of 1867 has lessons for today

    “Mills university address of 1867 has lessons for today,” The Times. Commentary

     
  • Interview with John Haldane: Culture creates the environment in which we live

    Interview with John Haldane: Culture creates the environment in which we live

    “Interview with John Haldane: Culture creates the environment in which we live,” Filozofuj! Ilustrowany magazyn popularyzujący filozofię 2016, 5 (11). Culture, its significance, threats and ways to overcome them is devoted to an interview with […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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.

     
  • Elizabeth Anscombe

    Elizabeth Anscombe

    “Elizabeth Anscombe,” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, 90, 2016. Abstract Introduction to Special Issue of the American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly on The Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Evolution, Education and Wisdom

    Evolution, Education and Wisdom

    “Evolution, Education and Wisdom,” in D. Davis ed. Educating for Wisdom in the 21st Century (South Bend, IN.: St Augustine Press, 2016).

     
  • Students at the Heart of the University Education Enterprise

    Students at the Heart of the University Education Enterprise

    “Students at the Heart of the University Education Enterprise,” in M. de Prado ed, Universities' Reputations (Pamplona: EUNSA, 2016).

     
  • 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 & the Meaning of Life

    Virtue, Happiness & the Meaning of Life

    “Virtue, Happiness & the Meaning of Life,” U. of South Carolina. 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 […]

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Philosophy, Causality and God

    Philosophy, Causality and God

    “Philosophy, Causality and God,” in Library of Living Philosophers: The Philosophy of Hilary Putnam (Chicago: Open Court, 2015). Critical examination of ideas about philosophy, causality and God in the work of the American philosopher Hilary […]

     
  • Media, Emergence and the Analogy of Art

    Media, Emergence and the Analogy of Art

    “Media, Emergence and the Analogy of Art,” in J. Lloyd & J. Katz eds. Philosophy of Emerging Media (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015). A philosophical inquiry into the nature of information and communication media […]

     
  • Five Pillars, Four Foundations, Three Dimensions, Two Perspectives, One Institution

    Five Pillars, Four Foundations, Three Dimensions, Two Perspectives, One Institution

    “Five Pillars, Four Foundations, Three Dimensions, Two Perspectives, One Institution,” in J.R. Stoner & H. James eds. The Thriving Society (Princeton: Witherspoon, 2015). Between the scylla of utopia and the charybdis of despair, the authors […]

     
  • Towards an Integrated Ethics of Pregnancy

    Towards an Integrated Ethics of Pregnancy

    “Towards an Integrated Ethics of Pregnancy,” New Blackfriars, 95, 2014. The development of interest among academic philosophers in the aesthetics of everyday life is somewhat analogous to the broader development in moral philosophy of ‘applied’ […]

     
  • What makes a religion?

    What makes a religion?

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

     
  • Philosophy of Emerging Media

    Philosophy of Emerging Media

    “Philosophy of Emerging Media,” Boston University Experts’ Workshop Workshop

     
  • Learning from Tradition

    Learning from Tradition

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

     
  • Learning from Tradition

    Learning from Tradition

    “Learning from Tradition,” Baylor University Symposium Higher Learning Closing Address

     
  • 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).

     
  • Medieval Aesthetics

    Medieval Aesthetics

    “Medieval Aesthetics,” in B. Gaut & D. McIver Lopes (eds) The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics (London: Routledge, 2013).

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Understanding the Human: The Necessity of Philosophy for Education and Research

    Understanding the Human: The Necessity of Philosophy for Education and Research

    “Understanding the Human: The Necessity of Philosophy for Education and Research,” St Augustine Papers 14, 2013.

     
  • Aquinas Among the Analytics

    Aquinas Among the Analytics

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

     
  • A Tale of Two Thomases

    A Tale of Two Thomases

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

     
  • 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. […]

     
  • 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.

     
  • Nature and Culture in Contemporary Sexual Life

    Nature and Culture in Contemporary Sexual Life

    “Nature and Culture in Contemporary Sexual Life,” in L. Melina & S. Belardinelli (eds), Amare Nella Differenza. Cantagali, Sienna, pp. 53-63.

     
  • Educational Studies and the Map of Philosophy

    Educational Studies and the Map of Philosophy

    “Educational Studies and the Map of Philosophy,” British Journal of Educational Studies 60, 2012.

     
  • James Wilson

    Scots thinkers who forged new democracy from the colonies

    THE SCOTSMAN 10 April 2008 In an age in which abstract political ideas and ideals have been submerged by politics and political commentary, we have become used to thinking of the US President simply as […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Is God Necessary for Morality?

    Is God Necessary for Morality?

    “Is God Necessary for Morality?,” in Hayden Ramsay ed. Truth and Faith in Ethics (Exeter: ImprintAcademic, 2011), exchange with Raimond Gaita.

     
  • Practical Philosophy: A Historical Introduction

    Practical Philosophy: A Historical Introduction

    The Greek historian Herodotus recounts that the great Athenian statesman, legislator and poet, Solon arrived in Sardis the capital of Lydia where he was engaged in conversation by King Croesus. The subject of the exchange […]

     
  • 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.

     
  • Page to Wall (Tremlett)

    Page to Wall (Tremlett)

    “Page to Wall (Tremlett),” Art Book, 2010. The term ‘artist's book’ first acquired its current use in connection with artists working in the late 1960s who were looking for new ways of exploring ideas, often […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • The End of An Era

    The End of An Era

    “The End of An Era,” in C. Kakzor ed. O Rare Ralph McInerny (Southbend: St Augustine Press, 2010).

     
  • Art on its own Account (David Tremlett)

    Art on its own Account (David Tremlett)

    “Art on its own Account (David Tremlett),” THE (Times Higher Education), 2010. John Haldane muses on artist David Tremlett's ability to take on a space and transform it into something living, in a compelling affirmation […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Human Beings: rational, reflexive and restless

    Human Beings: rational, reflexive and restless

    “Human Beings: rational, reflexive and restless,” in S. Spiri & T. Valentini (eds) Prospettive per la filosofia (Rome: Editori Riuniti, 2010).

     
  • Still Walking the Road to Meikle Seggy (Richard Demarco)

    Still Walking the Road to Meikle Seggy (Richard Demarco)

    “Still Walking the Road to Meikle Seggy (Richard Demarco),” Art Book, 2010.

     
  • Duns Scotus, Quaestiones in quatuor libros Sententiarum and Quodlibeta, 1481

    Duns Scotus, Quaestiones in quatuor libros Sententiarum and Quodlibeta, 1481

    “Duns Scotus, Quaestiones in quatuor libros Sententiarum and Quodlibeta, 1481,” in N. Reid ed. Treasures of St Andrews University Library (London: Third Millenium, 2010). St Andrews University Library has been a Copyright Deposit Library for […]

     
  • Soul and Body

    Soul and Body

    “Soul and Body,” in R. Pasnau ed., Cambridge Companion to Medieval Philosophy (Cambridge: CUP, 2010).

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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, […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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, […]

     
  • 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 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, […]

     
  • Philosophy and Art

    Philosophy and Art

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

     
  • 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 […]