British Philosopher will Discuss 'Faith and Reason' at Denison
Date of Event: October 25, 2006
Posted: October 16, 2006
British philosopher John Haldane, director of the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, will speak on the topic of "Faith, Reason, and Philosophy" at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Oct. 25) in the Burton Morgan Lecture Hall on the Denison University campus. This event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Goodspeed Lecture Fund.
Haldane is internationally known for his work on the philosophy of the mind. Since 2002, he has served as the Director of Teaching in Philosophy at St. Andrews. He has lectured at Notre Dame's Center for Ethics and Culture and at its Thomistic Institute multiple times.
Haldane attended the Kent Institute of Art and Design in Rochester and earned a bachelor's degree in fine art at the Wimbledon School of Art in London. He also earned a degree at the University of London, Institute of Education, and both a bachelor's degree in philosophy and a doctorate at the University of London, Birkbeck College.
He is the co-author of the book, "Athiesm and Theism," which was selected as one of "tomorrow's classics." Other works include: "An Intelligent Person's Guide to Religion," "Faithful Reason: Essays Catholic and Philosophical," and "Modern Writings on Thomism."
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Philosopher John Haldane, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday (Oct. 25), Burton Morgan Lecture Hall. Free and open to the public. Contact 740-587-6241 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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