Philosophy

in the Department of Philosophy and Religion

Neil A. Manson

Neil A. Manson, Associate Professor of Philosophy

Neil A. Manson, Associate Professor of Philosophy

Professor of Philosophy

CONTACT INFORMATION

Office: 016 Bryant Hall
Phone: 662-915-6713
email: namanson@olemiss.edu

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1998
B.A., University of Maryland-College Park, 1989

Gifford Research Fellow in Natural Theology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 1999 – 2001

Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame, 2001 – 2002

TEACHING AND COURSES OFFERED

Phil 101 Introduction to Philosophy
Phil 103 Logic: Critical Thinking
Phil 319 Symbolic Logic
Phil 328 Biomedical Ethics
Phil 345 Environmental Ethics
Phil 351 Philosophy of Religion
Phil 360 Philosophical Issues in Science/Religion

Recent topics of upper-division and graduate-level seminars: Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science

RESEARCH

My central research areas concern metaphysics, philosophy of science, and philosophy of religion. A specific area of research concerns contemporary versions of the Design Argument for the existence of God.

An up-to-date list of my publications and work in progress can be found here.

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STATEMENT ON MISQUOTATION OF MY VIEWS ON THE MULTIVERSE

I have been repeatedly misquoted in the literature on fine-tuning in such a way that it appears I oppose the multiverse hypothesis and am critical of atheists. For a full statement on this misquotation, click here.

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