Jennie Carlisle Golding Professor of Philosophy
email@example.com | 601-974-1334 | Box 150390, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS 39210 | Fax 601-974-1397
Fall 2019 Office Hours TBA
Florida State University, B.A. (Religion) 1972
Vanderbilt University, M.A. (Religion: Religious & philosophical ethics) 1978
Duke University, Ph.D. (Religion: Systematic & contemporary studies) 1980
Philosophy of religion, philosophical anthropology, ethics and political philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy of history, metaphysics, philosophy of language
Scriptures and the Guidance of Language. Evaluating a Religious Authority in Communicative Action (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
Centering and Extending. An Essay on Metaphysical Sense (State University of New York Press, 2017)
Full History. On the Meaningfulness of Shared Action (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017)
Appeal and Attitude. Prospects for Ultimate Meaning (Indiana University Press, 2005)
Worth Doing (State University of New York Press, 2004)
Gender Thinking (Temple University Press, 1992)
The Concept of the Spiritual. An Essay in First Philosophy (Temple University Press, 1988)
The Argument to the Other. Reason Beyond Reason in the Thought of Karl Barth and Emmanuel Levinas (Scholars Press, 1983)
SOME RECENT ARTICLES
“Responsibility in Religiosity.” Religious Studies, advance publication online.
“What We Have Time For: Historical Responsibility on the Largest Scale.” Journal of the Philosophy of History (January 2018), advance publication online.
“Meaningful Moral Freedom: An Improved Kantian View.” International Philosophical Quarterly, 57 (June 2017), 155-172.
“How to Expand Musical Formalism.” Journal of Aesthetic Education, 49 (Summer 2015), 20-38.
“The Watcher and the Lens.” British Journal of Aesthetics, 55 (April 2015), 99-108.
“Historical Rightness.” Soundings, 98 (Spring 2015), 127-145.
“Testing the Spirits: Cognitive Science of Religion in Partnership with the Study of Religious Appeals.” Journal of Religion, 94 (July 2014), 354-369.
“Daimon Thinking and the Question of Spiritual Power.” Heythrop Journal, 55 (March 2014), 173-187.