Contact Information

Department of Religion
3092E FLB
707 S Mathews
M/C 166
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor
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Research Interests

  • Philosophy of Religion and Applied Ethics

Education

  • Ph.D. Yale University, 1982
  • M.A. University of Calgary, 1977
  • B.A. Trinity College, Dublin, 1975

Selected Publications

Book Contributions

The Future of Philosophy of Religion, the Future of the Study of Religion, and (even) the Future of Religion forthcoming book on the future of the philosophy of religion edited by Paul Draper, edited by John Schellenberg. The Future of Philosophy of Religion, the Future of the Study of Religion, and (even) the Future of Religion Edited by Paul Draper, Edited by John Schellenberg, Oxford University Press 2016.
Why pluralism is not evil and is in some respects quite good forthcoming book on the problem of evil Why pluralism is not evil and is in some respects quite good Acumen Press 2016.
Maintaining Neutrality While Teaching Religious Studies Teaching Religious Pluralism edited by Alexander Hwang, edited by Marc Pugliesi. Maintaining Neutrality While Teaching Religious Studies Edited by Alexander Hwang, Edited by Marc Pugliesi, 2016.
"Environment and Ecology in Religions" International Encyclopedia of Ethics "Environment and Ecology in Religions" Wiley-Blackwell 2013, p. 1644-1652.
Berkeley's Notebooks The Cambridge Companion to Berkeley Berkeley's Notebooks Cambridge University Press 2005, p. 63- 93.
Berkeley on Private Ideas and Public Objects Minds, Ideas, and Objects: Essays on the Theory of Representation in Modern Philosophy Berkeley on Private Ideas and Public Objects Atascadero, CA Wedgeview Press 1992, p. 215-233.

Journal Articles

On Comparing Religions in the Anthropocene American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 34 3 2013, p. 248-263.
Cooking with Philip Quinn International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 2012.
Responding to Religious Diversity: Some Possible Directions for the Interfaith Youth Core Journal of College and Character 11 1 2010.
On Religious Ambiguity Religious Studies 44 4 2008, p. 373-392.
The Goodness of the Real Sophia 42 2 2003, p. 172-178.
Abstraction and Immaterialism in Berkley: Recent Interpretations The Berkley Newsletter 15 1998, p. 1-13.
Environmental Ethics: The Widening Vision Religious Studies Review 23 3 1997, p. 245-250.
The Just War and the Gulf War (co-authored with Jeff McMahan) The Canadian Journal of Philosophy 23 4 1993, p. 501-541.
The Hiddenness of God Religious Studies 26 1 1990, p. 141-161.
Could God have more than one nature? Faith and Philosophy 5 4 1988, p. 378-398.
Theism and Proper Basicality The International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 22 1989, p. 29-56.

Books

On Religious Diversity Oxford University Press 2012.
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Religious Ambiguity and Religious Diversity (available in paperback, 2015) Oxford University Press 2001. Link.
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The Morality of Nationalism (co-edited with Jeff McMahan) Oxford University Press 1997. The Morality of Nationalism.

Website Articles

Religious Diversity Philosophy News 2013.