People List

This page lists recognized philosophers of religion, some active, some retired, some deceased. Basic institutional and biographical information is included. Follow the link for more information about each person. If you see someone missing, add their informationĀ on the “Add Person” page and your submission will be reviewed for inclusion on this list. You can search the list and sort on several key fields.

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Despland Michel Professor Emeritus of Religion Concordia University Canada More info history of Christianity; philosophy of religion; history of religion; history of religion in France in the 19th century
Brady Michael Senior Lecturer in Philosophy University of Glasgow Scotland More info philosophy of religion; the epistemic value of emotion; the nature of emotional valence; the relationship between curiosity and epistemic value; the concepts of hope and disappointment
Davidson Matthew Associate Professor of Philosophy California State University, San Bernadino USA More Info metaphysics; epistemology; philosophy of language; philosophy of religion; history of modern philosophy
Davis Stephen Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy Claremont McKenna College USA More Info Christianity; current Christian thought; ancient philosophy; metaphysics; philosophy and literature; philosophy of religion
Crosby Donald Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Colorado State University USA More info 2, american pragmatism; philosophy of nature; existentialism; philosophy of religion
Craig William Research Professor of Philosophy Talbot School of Theology, Biola University USA More Info natural theology; philosophy of time; science and religion; coherence of God concepts; historical Jesus and resurrection studies
Cottingham John Professor Emeritus of Philosophy University of Reading UK More info early-modern philosophy (especially Descartes); moral philosophy; philosophy of religion
Coghlan Peter Senior Lecturer in Philosophy Australian Catholic University Australia More Info ethics; philosophy of religion; social and political philosophy; aesthetics and philosophy of art
Coakley Sarah Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity; Chair in Philosophy of Religion University of Cambridge United Kingdom More info analytic and continental philosophy of religion; religious epistemology; rationality, the passions, religious truth claims; gender theory in philosophy of religion; evolutionary theory and philosophical theology
Clark Stephen Professor Emeritus of Philosophy University of Liverpool UK More info plotinus; animals; science fiction; philosophy of religion
Cheetham David Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religion; Head of Department of Theology and Religion University of Birmingham United Kingdom More info philosophy of religion; contemporary theology; religion and the arts
Campbell Richard Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Australian National University Australia More Info metaphysics; history of philosophy; philosophy of religion; hermeneutics and critical theory; philosophical psychology
Brown hunter Professor of Philosophy King's College Canada More info philosophy of religion; epistemology; classical pragmatism; the philosophy of William James
Bradley Raymond Emeritus Professor of Philosophy Simon Fraser University Canada More Info philosophy of religion; epistemology; philosophy of science; semantics; elementary logic; philosophy of logic;
Blanchette Oliva Professor of Philosophy Boston College United States More info metaphysics; ethics; philosophy of religion; Hegel; Blondel
Bishop John Professor of Philosophy University of Auckland New Zealand More info philosophy of religion; philosophy of action
Bilimoria Purushottama Honorary Associate Professor of Philosophy Deakin University Australia More Info analytic and continental philosophy; Indian philosophy; diaspora studies (Hindus and Sikhs in Australia); philosophy of religion; aesthetics; postcolonial critiques
Berthrong John Associate Professor of Comparative Theology Boston University USA More Info interfaith dialogue; multiple religious participation; Chinese and East religion and philosophy; comparative theology and philosophy
Bergmann Michael Professor of Philosophy Purdue University USA More Info epistemology; metaphysics; philosophy of religion
Benson Bruce Professor of Philosophy Wheaton College USA More info philosophy of religion; "theological turn" in phenomenology; hermeneutics and interpretation theory; aesthetics; philosophy of music
Batniztky Leora Professor of Religion and Departmental Chair Princton University USA More Info philosophy of religion; modern Jewish thought; hermeneutics; contemporary legal and political theory
Balestra Dominic Professor of Philosophy Fordham University USA More Info philosophy of science; the 17th century scientific revolution; philosophy of religion; religion and science (particularly in their historical relationship and in respect to questions about rationality)
Baker Sharon Associate Professor of Theology and Religion Messiah College USA More Info continental philosophy of religion; philosophical theology; world religions; inter-faith dialogue
Baggett David Professor of Philosophy LIberty University USA More info philosophy and popular culture; philosophical theology; ethics; philosophy of religion; philosophy of sport
Austin Michael Professor of Philosophy Eastern Kentucky University USA More info ethics; philosophy of religion; philosophy of sport; existentialism; epistemology
Audi Robert John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy University of Notre Dame USA More info ethics; political philosophy; epistemology; religious epistemology; philosophy of mind and action
Anderson Pamela Reader and Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy of Religion University of Oxford UK More Info European philosophy; gender issues in philosophy
Andersen Svend Professor of Systematic Theology Aarhus University Denmark More info science and religion; philosophy of religion; religious language; bioethics; phenomenology; classical metaphysics and ontology; analytical linguistic philosophy
Amesbury Richard Associate Professor of Ethics and Religion Claremont School of Theology USA More Info theological ethics; religious ethics; ethics; religion and the public sphere; political theology; philosophy of religion; sociology of religion; religion and political theory; Wittgenstein; religious pluralism; secularism
Allen Douglas Professor of Philosophy University of Maine US Professor Doug Allen's Website 7, 11, 12, Phenomenology, History of Religions, Mircea Eliade, Mahatma Gandhi, Comparative Philosophy and Religion
Ahlers Rolf Reynolds Professor of Philosophy and Religion Russell Sage College USA More Info philosophy of religion; German idealism; Schelling; discourse analysis and deconstruction/poststructuralism; queer theory; German literature
Roberts Robert Distinguished Professor of Ethics Baylor University USA More info epistemology, 1, emotion theory, Kierkegaard
Schellenberg John Professor of Philosophy Mount Saint Vincent University / Dalhousie University Canada More Info philosophy of religion (including science and religion); epistemology; ethics
Trakakis Nick Research Fellow in Philosophy; Assistant Director of the Centre for Philosophy and Phenomenology of Religion Australian Catholic University Australia More Info analytic philosophy; continental philosophy; philosophy of religion; phenomenology; theology
Roberts Tyler Professor of Religious Studies and Departmental Chair Grinnell College USA More Info history and thought of Christianity; philosophy of religion; changing shape of religion in modern Western culture
Raschke Carl Professor of Religious Studies University of Denver USA More Info continental philosophy; philosophy of religion; theory of religion
Joy Morny Professor of Religious Studies University of Calgary Canada More Info philosophy of religion; comparative philosophy; women and religion; hermeneutics; postcolonial theory; phenomenology
Crockett Clayton Associate Professor and Program Director of Religious Studies University of Central Arkansas USA More Info continental philosophy of religion and postmodern theology; Gilles Deluze; psychoanalytic theory; religion and politics
Caputo John Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion and Humanities Syracuse University USA More Info continental philosophy of religion; religion and theology in light of contemporary phenomenology, hermeneutics, and deconstruction; radical religious and theological motifs in continental philosophy; religion without religion
Kanaris Jim Professor of Religious Studies McGill University Canada More Info philosophy of religion; methodology; relationship of philosophy and theology; Continental thought; Bernard Lonergan; religious epistemology; methods in theology and religious studies; philosophical and theological hermeneutics
Murphy Nancey Professor of Christian Philosophy Fuller Theological Seminary USA More Info
Tilley Terrence Department Chair and Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., Professor of Theology Fordham University USA More Info philosophical theology; philosophy of religion; systematic theology
Dalferth Ingolf Danforth Professor of Religion and Director of the Institute of Hermeneutics and Philosophy of Religion Claremont Graduate University / University of Zurich USA More Info philosophical and theological hermeneutics in 20th century; systematic theology in the 19th and 20th century; ecumenical theology (Lutheranism and Anglicanism); contemporary analytic and phenomenological philosophy of religion
Corrington Robert Professor of Philosophical Theology Drew University USA More Info continental phenomenology; American pragmatism; philosophical cosmology; evolutionary psychology; psychoanalysis
Desmond William Full Professor of Philosophy Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Netherlands More Info philosophy of religion; ethics; German idealism and Hegel; metaphysics; aesthetics; ontology
Speight C. Allen Associate Professor of Philosophy; Director, Institute for Philosophy and Religion Boston University USA homepage 1, German Idealism
Neville Robert Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology Boston University USA More Info metaphysics; philosophy of religion; philosophical theology; ethics; political theory; American philosophy; modern philosophy; comparative philosophy
Zank Michael Professor of Religion Boston University USA More Info 8
Wildman Wesley Professor of Philosopohy, Theology, and Ethics Boston University USA More Info philosophy of religion; philosophical theology; modern Christian thought; comparative theology; religion and science; religious naturalism