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Nathan Lyons

Nathan Lyons

Teaching Associate in Theological Ethics


Subject area and speciality

Philosophy of Religion specialists:

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of nature, especially the relation between nature and culture
  • Philosophy of religion, especially as it is addressed in the Continental tradition after Heidegger (particularly Jean-Luc Marion)
  • Philosophical theology, especially theological ontology as it is developed in the Greek and Latin traditions and its reception in contemporary thought
  • Félix Ravaisson and French spiritualism
  • Semiotics, especially medieval theories (particularly John Poinsot) and contemporary biosemiotics
  • Science and religion, especially theological accounts of evolutionary biology

Teaching

  • Philosophy of Religion and Ethics (A8)
  • Theology and the Natural Sciences II (C12)

Collaborators

Key Publications

  • ‘Written in white: a reading of Kevin Hart’s “Colloquies”’, Literature and Theology, 2016, doi: 10.1093/litthe/frw029

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Film Competition Winners Announced

Feb 27, 2017

School students demonstrated their passion for the subject in creative and sensitive films for the 2016 Cambridge Religion on Film Competition.

Research news: astrobiology, and Zion in South Africa

Feb 24, 2017

Read about exciting research in the Faculty of Divinity, with three lecturers currently away on research trips in very different places, looking at very different things.

New book to encourage sixth-formers to consider studying theology

Feb 23, 2017

Stephen Cherry, The Dean of King’s College, Cambridge has this week published a book, 'God-Curious: Asking Eternal Questions'.

Open Afternoon for potential applicants

Feb 20, 2017

The next Open Afternoon for our undergraduate course is on Monday 24th April. Bookings now open!

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