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2014 Gifford Lecture Series: University of Edinburgh

What is Caesar’s? Adjudicating Faith in Modern Constitutional Democracies to be held on Monday 19 May 2014. [More…]

2014 Gifford Lecture Series: University of Glasgow

Givenness and Revelation begins Tuesday 20 May 2014. [More…]

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Anthony J P Kenny

1931 -

Master, Balliol College, Oxford



Sir Anthony Kenny, former Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford, is one of Britain's most distinguished academic figures. He has been Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Master of Balliol College, Oxford, Chairman of the Board of the British Library, and President of the British Academy. He is a much acclaimed expert in classical philosophy and has a keen interest in the nature of human action and freewill. He participated in the Glasgow Centenary Gifford Lectures lecturing on ĎThe Kingdom of the Mindí. These Gifford Lectures, edited by Neil Spurway, were published as Humanity, Environment and God.
Of Sir Kennyís over forty books on matters historical and philosophical are Action, Emotion and Will (1963), Descartes: A Study of His Philosophy (1968), Wittgenstein (1973), Freewill and Responsibility (1978), Faith and Reason (1983), Reason and Religion: Essays in Philosophical Theology (1987), Aquinas on Mind (1993), The Oxford History of Western Philosophy (1994) and The Unknown God: Agnostic Essays (2004).
Michael W. DeLashmutt
University of Glasgow
Templeton Press