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Nathan Lyons

Nathan Lyons

Teaching Associate in Theological Ethics

Subject area and speciality

Philosophy of Religion specialists:

Research Interests

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


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


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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Stanton Lecture 2017: Creation’s Ends: Teleology, Ethics and the Natural

Jan 18, 2017

Simon Oliver (Van Mildert Professor of Divinity, Durham University) will deliver the 2017 Stanton Lectures.

Events for Potential Applicants

Jan 16, 2017

Sign up for events taking place in 2017

Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion Masterclass

Jan 03, 2017

Taster day for Year 12 students

C.F.D. Moule Studentship

Nov 25, 2016

New MPhil studentship now available.

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