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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

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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