Publications

A selection of these publications formed part of the return of the Theology and Religion Faculty of Oxford University for the Research Excellence Framework in 2014.


Monographs

  • The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas’s Ethics: Virtues and Gifts, Routledge, 2012
  • Religion and the Sciences, Vol. X of a series on religion, philosophy and society, edited by Chad Meister and Paul Moser, CUP, under contract

Digital humanities

  • Principal Investigator, Special Divine Action: a £1.4M project with Western Michigan University, the Texas Center for Applied Technology and the Bodleian Library

Edited Volumes

  • Special Divine Action, a special edition of the European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, co-edited with Timothy McGrew, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2015
  • "Neurotheology," a five-chapter section of Handbook of Neuroethics, edited by Jens Clausen and Neil Levy, Springer, 2014
  • The Second-Personal in the Philosophy of Religion, a special edition of the European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, co-edited with Eleonore Stump, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2013
  • The History of Evil in the Medieval Age, editor, Vol. II of a series on the history of evil, edited by Chad Meister and Charles Taliaferro, Routledge, under contract

Journal articles

  • “Limbo and the Children of Faerie,” Faith and Philosophy, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 293-310, July 2016
  • “Special Divine Insight: Escaping the Snow Queen's Palace,” European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Vol. 7, No. 4, Dec 2015
  • “Why Matter Matters to Neo-Aristotelian Teleology in Mechanics.” Anuario Filosófico, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2013
  • “The Non-Aristotelian Virtue of Truth from the Second-Person Perspective,” European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Vol. 5, No. 4, Dec 2013
  • “Cosmic Purpose and the Question of a Personal God.” European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Vol. 5, No. 1, March 2013
  • “A ‘Copernican Revolution’ of the Virtues: One More Step for Peter Hampson's Integrative Role of Habitus.” Edification, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2013

Book Chapters

  • “Eyesight with Insight: Cosmology and Second-Person Inspiration.” In Creatio ex nihilo [title TBC], edited by Gary Anderson and Markus Bockmuehl, Notre Dame, Indiana: Notre Dame University Press, 2017 (under contract)”
  • “Augustine, Original Sin and the Naked Ape.” In Evolution and Theology, edited by Stanley P. Rosenberg and Benno van den Toren. Ada, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2017
  • “Who’s Afraid of the Infused Virtues? Dispositional Infusion, Human and Divine.” A chapter for a book to be published by the Thomas Instituut te Utrecht (Tilburg University), 2017
  • “Till We Have Faces’: Second-Person Relatedness as the Object, End and Crucial Circumstance of Perfect or ‘Infused’ Virtues.” In Varieties of Virtue Ethics, edited by David Carr, James Arthur, and Kristján Kristjánsson, pp. 67–80. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
  • “Aquinas: Infused Virtues.” In the Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics, edited by Michael Slote and Lorraine Besser-Jones, pp.141-154, 2015
  • “Die Zweite-Person-Perspektive in Wissenschaft und Theologie.” In Theologie Und Natur-wissenschaften, edited by Christian Tapp and Christof Breitsameter, Walter de Gruyter, 2014
  • “Avarice and Liberality.” In Virtues and their Vices, edited by Kevin Timpe and Craig A. Boyd, Oxford University Press, 2014
  • “Neurotheological Eudaimonia.” In Neuroethics, edited by Jens Clausen and Neil Levy, Springer, 2014
  • “Aquinas and the Second Person in the Formation of Virtues.” In Aquinas, Education and the East, edited by Brian Mooney and Mark Nowacki, Sophia Studies, Springer, 2013
  • “Wisdom and Evil.” In The Wisdom of the Christian Faith, edited by Paul Moser and Michael McFall, Cambridge University Press, 2012
  • “The Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit.” In The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas, edited by Brian Davies and Eleonore Stump. Oxford University Press, 2012
  • “Humility.” In Being Good: Christian Virtues for Everyday Life, edited by Michael W. Austin and Douglas Geivett. Eerdmans, 2012
  • “Aquinas and Evil.” In the The History of Evil, edited by Chad Meister and Charles Taliaferro, Routledge, under contract

Reviews

  • The Foundations of Natural Morality: On the Compatibility of Natural Rights and the Natural Law, by S. Adam Seagrave, Notre Dame Philosophical Review, 8 October 2015
  • Forgiveness and Love, by Glen Pettigrove, Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 65, No. 261, October 2015
  • Evolution, Games, and God: The Principle of Cooperation, by Martin Nowak and Sarah Coakley (eds.), Reviews in Theology and Religion, Vol. 22 (4), October 2015
  • Aquinas and the Nicomachean Ethics, by Tobias Hoffmann, Jörn Müller, and Matthias Perkams (eds.), Notre Dame Philosophical Review, 19 June 2014
  • God in the Age of Science? A Critique of Religious Reason, by Herman Philipse, Notre Dame Philosophical Review, 3 January 2013
  • Darwinism and the Divine: Evolutionary Thought and Natural Theology, by Alister E. McGrath, The Way, Vol. 51, No. 4, October 2012
  • Science and Spirituality: Making Room for Faith in the Age of Science, by Michael Ruse, Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 62, No. 247, April 2012
  • Divine Impassibility and the Mystery of Human Suffering, by James F. Keating and Thomas Joseph White O.P. (eds.), Theological Studies Book Reviews, March 2012
  • Analytic Theology, by Oliver Crisp and Michael Rea (eds.), Reviews in Theology and Religion, March 2012
  • “Review Essay: New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy.” Harvard Theological Review 104, no. 2 (2011): 255-62
  • Thomas Aquinas on the Passions, by Robert Miner, Notre Dame Philosophical Review, 7 February 2010

Reference Articles

  • “Ratiocination,” “Second-Person Relatedness,” and “Stump, Eleonore,” Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, Third Edition, edited by Robert Audi. CUP, 2015.
  • “Philosophy of Science,” “Philosophical Problems of Quantum Mechanics,” “Second-Person Relatedness,” New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics and Philosophy, edited by Robert L. Fastiggi. 4 vols. Detroit: Gale, 2013.

Publications in Biology

  • “Functional equivalence between plant PROP1 and bacterial RNase R Ribonucleic acid (RNA) raises questions on control and recognition mechanisms,” by G. Auletta, I. Colagè, G. Cook, P. D’Ambrosio, M. Ramón, and A. Pinsent. Journal of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Research, Vol. 3(5), pp.63-64, 2011.

Publications in Physics

As a member of the DELPHI Collaboration at CERN, Geneva:

  • “Charged Particle Multiplicity Distributions in Restricted Rapidity Intervals in Z0 Hadronic Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). 1991. Published in Zeitschrift Für Physik C 52:271-281, 1991.
  • “A Search for Neutral Higgs Particles in Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration
    (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-91-132, Aug 1991. 32pp. Published in Nuclear Physics B 373:3-34, 1992.
  • “A Measurement of the Lifetime of the Tau Lepton,” by the DELPHI Collaboration
    (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-91-115, Jul 1991. 15pp. Published in Physics Letters B 267:422-430, 1991.
  • “The Reaction E+ E- ---> Gamma Gamma (Gamma) at Z0 Energies,” by DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-91-109, Jul 1991. 16pp. Published in Physics Letters B 268:296-304, 1991.
  • “Study of Orientation of Three Jet Events in Z0 Hadronic Decays using the Delphi Detector,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-91-79, May 1991. 15pp. Published in Physics Letters B 274:498-506, 1992.
  • “Search for Excited Charged Leptons in Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-91-100, Jun 1991. 19pp. Published in Zeitschrift Für Physik C 53:41-49, 1992.
  • “Determination of Z0 Resonance Parameters and Couplings from its Hadronic And Leptonic Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-91-95, Jun 1991. 60pp. Published in Nuclear Physics B 367:511-574, 1991.
  • “A Study of the Reaction E+ E- ---> Mu+ Mu- around the Z0 Pole,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-91-43, Mar 1991. 15pp. Published in Physics Letters B 260:240-248, 1991.
  • “Search for Low Mass Higgs Bosons Produced in Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-193, Dec 1990. 28pp. Published in Zeitschrift Für Physik C 51:25-36, 1991.
  • “Experimental Study of the Triple Gluon Vertex,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-174, Nov 1990. 12pp. Published in Physics Letters B 255:466-476, 1991.
  • “Charged Particle Multiplicity Distributions in Z0 Hadronic Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-173, Nov 1990. 23pp. Published in Zeitschrift Für Physik C 50:185-194, 1991.
  • “Search for Nonstandard Z0 Decays in Two Particle Final States,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-167, Nov 1990. 18pp. Contributed to International Conference on High Energy Physics, Singapore, Aug 2-8, 1990.
  • “Search for Higgs Bosons Using the DELPHI Detector,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-163, Nov 1990. 10pp. Contributed to International Conference on High Energy Physics, Singapore, Aug 2-8, 1990.
  • “The DELPHI Detector at LEP,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P.A. Aarnio et al.). CERN-PPE-90-128, CERN-EF-90-5, Sep 1990. 73pp. Published in Nuclear Instruments and Methods A 303:233-276, 1991.
  • “Measurement of the Partial Width of the Decay of the Z0 into Charm Quark Pairs,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-123, Aug 1990. 14pp. Published in Physics Letters B 252:140-148, 1990.
  • “Energy-Energy Correlations in Hadronic Final States from Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-122, Aug 1990. 13pp. Published in Physics Letters B 252:149-158, 1990
  • “Charged Multiplicity and Rapidity Distributions in Z0 Hadronic Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-117, Aug 1990. 28pp. Contributed to International Conference on High Energy Physics, Singapore, Aug 2-8, 1990.
  • “A Measurement of the Partial Width of the Z0 Boson into B Quark Pairs,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-118, Aug 1990. 10pp. Contributed to International Conference on High Energy Physics, Singapore, Aug 2-8, 1990.
  • “DELPHI Results on the Z0 Resonance Parameters through its Hadronic and Leptonic Decay Modes,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-PPE-90-119, Aug 1990. 19pp. Contributed to International Conference on High Energy Physics, Singapore, Aug 2-8, 1990.
  • “A Comparison of Jet Production Rates on the Z0 Resonance to Perturbative QCD,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-EP-90-89, Jun 1990. 14pp. Published in Physics Letters B 247:167-176, 1990.
  • “A Search for Sleptons and Gauginos in Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-EP-90-80, Jun 1990. 19pp. Published in Physics Letters B 247:157-166, 1990.
  • “A Study of Intermittency in Hadronic Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-EP-90-78, Jun 1990. 20pp. Published in Physics Letters B 247:137-147, 1990.
  • “Search for Scalar Quarks in Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-EP-90-79, Jun 1990. 19pp. Published in Physics Letters B 247:148-156, 1990.
  • “Search for Pair Production of Neutral Higgs Bosons in Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-EP-90-60, May 1990. 20pp. Published in Physics Letters B 245:276-288, 1990.
  • “Search for Light Neutral Higgs Particles produced in Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-EP-90-44, Apr 1990. 18pp. Published in Nuclear Physics B 342:1-14, 1990.
  • “Search for the T and B-Prime Quarks in Hadronic Decays of the Z0 Boson,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-EP-90-46, Apr 1990. 12pp. Published in Physics Letters B 242:536-546, 1990.
  • “Search for Heavy Charged Scalars in Z0 Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-EP-90-33, Mar 1990. 15pp. Published in Physics Letters B 241:449-458, 1990.
  • “A Precise Measurement of the Z Resonance Parameters through its Hadronic Decays,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P. Abreu et al.). CERN-EP-90-32, Mar 1990. 18pp. Published in Physics Letters B 241:435-448, 1990.
  • “Study of the Leptonic Decays of the Z0 Boson,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P.A. Aarnio et al.). CERN-EP-90-31, Mar 1990. 14pp. Published in Physics Letters B 241:425-434,1990 Also in Moriond 1990: Electroweak:79-92 (QCD161:R4:1990:V.1).
  • “Study of Hadronic Decays of the Z0 Boson,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P.A. Aarnio et al.). CERN-EP-90-19, Feb 1990. 24pp. Published in Physics Letters B 240:271, 1990.
  • “Measurement of the Mass and Width of the Z0 Particle from Multi-Hadronic Final States Produced In E+ E- Annihilations,” by the DELPHI Collaboration (P.A. Aarnio et al.). CERN-EP-89-134, Oct 1989. 11pp. Published in Physics Letters B 231:539, 1989.

Conference and seminar papers (not otherwise mentioned)

  • “Science and Special Divine Action.” St Albert the Great Annual Lecture, Providence College, USA, November 2016
  • “Dividing Good from Evil: The Second-Personal Origin of Moral Absolutes.” Rationality and the Problem of Evil, Split, Croatia, September 2016
  • “The Brain, the Mind, and the Person: Escaping the Cartesian Prison” and “From the Cartesian ‘I’ to the ‘I-thou’ in Science, Philosophy and Theology.” Summer School, Science, Philosophy and Theology: Latin American Perspectives, Salvador, Brazil, August 2016
  • “‘I Count, Therefore I Am?’ Humane Uses and Inhumane Abuses of Physics-Inspired Thinking.” Summer School, Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities, Scholarship and Christianity in Oxford (SCIO), July 2016
  • “Prayer, Love, and Graced Nature.” Seminar series in Analytic Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, May 2016
  • “Naturalism and Supernaturalism.” Natures and Naturalism, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, April 2016
  • “Current Research Trends in Virtue Ethics.” Ethics in the Virtues of Life, Pontifical Academy of Life, Vatican, March 2016
  • “Aquinas on the Natural and Supernatural Life.” Aquinas Lecture, Dominican House of Studies, Kraków, March 2016
  • “Nature and Supernatural Grace: New Perspectives in Science and Theology.” Theology Research Seminar, School of Divinity, St Andrews University, March 2016
  • “Preparing, Selling, and Running an Interdisciplinary Research Project.” Workshop, Austral University, Argentina, December 2015
  • “Personhood and Humane Nature.” Humane Philosophy Conference, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Warsaw, September 2015
  • “Scientific Perspectives on Four Types of Special Divine Action.” A presentation at the conference Science and Personal Action, Human and Divine, MIT, July 2015
  • “Special Divine Action: Priorities of Goals, Kinds and Metaphors.” A presentation at the Special Divine Action conference, St Anne’s College, Oxford, July 2014
  • “Second-Person Resonances: The ‘Substance’ of Emotions?” A paper at the XVth European Conference on Science and Religion, Assisi, May 2014
  • “The Metaphysics of Many-Body Systems” A paper at the PhysPhil Conference, The Meaning of Matter and the Trouble with Time, St Andrews University, May 2014
  • “Science and Religion in Latin America.” Opening presentation to the Board of Advisors Meeting of the John Templeton Foundation,” October 2013
  • “The Orphaned State of the Term ‘Person’ and the Significance of Research into Second-Person Relatedness Today.” Opening presentation for the Ian Ramsey Centre conference, “The Second-Person Perspective in Science and the Humanities,” July 2013
  • “The Second-Person Perspective: A Common Project of Science, Philosophy and Theology.” A paper for the VIth Latin American Conference on Science and Religion, Mexico City, 19th – 21st Oct 2011. Modified versions were presented to the University of Innsbruck, April 2012, PUC-Rio de Janeiro, October 2012, and Austral University, Argentina, October 2013
  • “Second-Person Moral Perception.” A paper at the Analytic Theology conference, Munich School of Philosophy, August 2012
  • “Cosmic Purpose and the Challenge of Wisdom’s Parable.” A paper for the conference, “Is There Purpose in the Universe? Heythrop College, June 2012
  • “The Divided Brain and the Spiritual Sense of Scripture.” Logos Conference on Divine Revelation: Meaning, Authority and Canon, Notre Dame University, June 2011; also a seminar of the Analytic Theology project of the Munich School of Philosophy, April 2012
  • “The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas's Virtue Ethics: Humility and Magnanimity.” A paper for the D’Society, Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge, Oct 2011
  • “Aquinas, Joint Attention and the Second Person.” Seminar of the Ian Ramsey Centre, Harris Manchester College, Oxford, February 2010; also given at the Theology Faculty, Nottingham University, and as part of the Aquinas Seminar Series, Blackfriars, Oxford, February 2011
  • “Joint Attention and Second-Personal Divine Causation.” A paper at the Logos Conference on Divine Causation, Rutgers University, May 2010
  • “Joint Attention and the Second-Personal Relationship with God.” A paper at the XIIIth European Conference on Science and Religion, Edinburgh University, April 2010
  • “Aquinas on Wisdom as a Second-Personal Habitus.” A paper at the Society of Christian Philosophers Eastern Regional Meeting, Worcester, MA, March 2009

Teaching resources

    Short duration, high impact (SDHI) teaching tools

    Project leader, 5x 3-minute introductions and the Albert Series of 5x 1-minute cartoons, by Chulit animation. These videos, part of the Special Divine Action project at Oxford University, cover key ideas on special divine action, grace, inspiration, miracles, and providence, and are available on the ‘Special Divine Action’ YouTube channel, 2017.

    Catechetical publications with the Catholic Truth Society, London

    Courses: Evangelium, 2008; The Why? Course, 2013. Booklets: Credo, 2008; Apologia, 2010; Lumen, 2011; The Theological Virtues, 2017. Poster series (mainly for schools): The Catholic Knowledge Network, 2015: Maria Agnesi (first female professor of mathematics); the Venerable Bede (the father of English history); Guido d’Arezzo (musical notation); Hildegard of Bingen (polymath and saint); Georges Lemaître (the Big Bang and modern cosmology); Gregor Mendel (genetics); St Thomas Aquinas (doctor of humanity); J.R.R. Tolkien (modern fantasy literature).


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