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Nathan Guy


I am presently a PhD student in the Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University, specializing in philosophy of religion and Christian theology. Under the supervision of Janet Martin Soskice, I am working on the theological foundations of John Locke’s political thought. This historical work is situated within my wider interests in the ongoing ethical debates concerning equality, human rights, the origins of morality, and the role of religion in the public square. In 2006, I obtained the MPhil in New Testament studies from Oxford University, writing on the nature of revelation in the Fourth Gospel. In 2011, I completed the MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, writing on the philosophical challenge—posed by Peter Singer and the Great Ape Project—to intuitions regarding human dignity and equality qua human, absent some transcendent principle. When I am not studying (like that ever happens), I enjoy any activity—especially baseball—that involves spending time with friends.

Subject area and speciality

Christian Theology specialists:

Locke, The Bible and Basic Equality: Contributions to Philosophical and Political Ethics

Philosophy of Religion specialists:

Locke, The Bible and Basic Equality: Contributions to Philosophical and Political Ethics

Research Interests

Philosophy of Religion & Philosophical Theology

Moral Philosophy & Ethics

Christian Theology

New Testament Studies

Political Philosophy

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Vacancy: Fixed Term Research Associate in Theology and Science

Oct 12, 2016

The Faculty of Divinity of the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a Research Associate to this project on Theology and Science.

Festival of Ideas - The New Cambridge Mosque Panel Discussion

Oct 07, 2016

As part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Cambridge Inter-faith Programme is a hosting a panel discussion event on Saturday 22nd October.

Changes to fines

Oct 01, 2016

From 3 October 2016, fines for overdue books will change. Items which are overdue and requested by another reader will acrue £1 per item per day (before 20p). Items which are overdue, but not requested by someone else, will acrue fines at 10p per item per day (before 20p).

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