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Fiona Ellis

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20002019
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Biography

Fiona Ellis is Professor of Philosophy, and Director of the Centre for Philosophy of Religion (formerly of Heythrop College, University of London). She worked at Heythrop College for 12 years, and has been Director of the Centre for Philosophy of Religion since 2010. Before Heythrop she had lectureships at Wadham College, Oxford, and Queen's College, Oxford, and did her graduate work (BPhil and DPhil) at Oxford University under the supervision of Professor David Wiggins and Professor Paul Snowdon.

Her research interests are in philosophy of religion (broadly construed), the relation between philosophy and theology, philosophical idealism, naturalism, the philosophy of love and desire, and the meaning of life. She is currently directing a research project entitled Naturalism and Supernaturalism: Beyond the Divide with Professor Mario De Caro (Roma Tre/Tufts). Previous projects include Religious Experience and Desire (Templeton/Notre Dame 2015/16) with Prof John Cottingham and Dr Clare Carlisle, and New Models of Religious Understanding (Templeton/Fordham, 2014-15).

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Research Output 2000 2019

Between Orthodox Theism and Materialist Atheism

Ellis, F., 8 May 2019, Current Controversies in Philosophy of Religion. Draper, P. (ed.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cognitive dualism, ontological dualism, and the question of God

Ellis, F., 13 Aug 2019, In : Philosophy. 94

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desire for the Good

Ellis, F., Dec 2019, Levinas and Analytic Philosophy. Fagenblat, M. (ed.). Routledge, (Research in Phenomenology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

L'Intelligenza del desiderio: Platone e oltre

Ellis, F. & Costa, P. (Translator), 2019, (Submitted) In : anali de studi religiosi.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natur, Normativitat, und Gott

Ellis, F. & Melichar, G. (Translator), 2019, In : Etica and Politica/Ethics and Politics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Invited talk

'The Quest for God: Rethinking Desire'

Fiona Ellis (Speaker)
19 Jan 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk