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Brian Leftow

Brian Leftow is the Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion at Oriel College, Oxford, succeeding Richard Swinburne, who retired in 2002. Leftow's research interests include metaphysics, medieval philosophy, and philosophical theology.[1] He is a graduate of Grove City College, and earned his M.A and Ph.D. at Yale University.[2] Before occupying the Nolloth chair at the University of Oxford, Leftow taught at Fordham University.

Selected works

  • God and Necessity (2012)
  • Divine Ideas, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, forthcoming.
  • Matter, Parts and Number: Aquinas' Philosophy of Mathematics. Oxford, forthcoming.
  • "Anti Social Trinitarianism," in Steven Davis and Daniel Kendall, eds., The Trinity. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • "The Eternal Now," in Gregory Ganssle and David Woodruff, eds., God and Time. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • "Necessary Being", and "Concepts of God," in The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. London: Routledge Press, 1998.
  • "Anselm on the Cost of Salvation," Medieval Philosophy and Theology. 1997.
  • "Eternity," in The Cambridge Companion to Philosophy of Religion, ed. Philip Quinn and Charles Taliaferro. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • "Divine Action and Embodiment," Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1997.
  • "Can Philosophy Argue God's Existence?" in The Rationality of Belief and The Plurality of Faith, ed. Tom Senor. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1995.
  • Time and Eternity. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1991.

References

  1. ^ "Closer to Truth"
  2. ^ Fordham University Fordham University
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