Prof. Philip Clayton is Ingraham Professor, Claremont School of Theology and Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Claremont Graduate University. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the University of Cambridge. Prof. Clayton publishes and lectures extensively in the field of science and religion, and a selection of his recent publications are given below. Prof. Clayton gave the annual Boyle Lecture at St. Mary-le-Bow Church in London on 22 Feb. 2006.
- The New Romanticism: How Science, Spirituality and Metaphysics Avoided a Fight to the Death, work in progress.
- The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2006.
- Practicing Science, Living Faith: Twelve Scientists in the Quest for Reconciliation (co-edited with Jim Schaal). New York: Columbia University Press, forthcoming 2005.
- The Re-emergence of Emergence (co-edited with Paul Davies). Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2005.
- Das Gottesproblem, vol. 2: Moderne Lösungsversuche, under contract with Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag. (English title: From Hegel to Whitehead: Systematic Responses to the Modern Problem of God).
- Mind and Emergence: From Quantum to Consciousness. Oxford: Oxford University Press, November 2004.
- Evolution and Ethics: Human Morality in Biological and Religious Perspective (co-edited with Jeffrey Schloss). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.
- Science and Beyond: Cosmology, Consciousness and Technology in the Indic Traditions (co-edited with Roddam Narasimha, B. V. Sreekantan, and Sangeetha Menon). Bangalore, India: NIAS Publications, 2004.
- In Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being: Panentheistic Reflections on God’s Presence in a Scientific World (co-edited with Arthur Peacocke ). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.
- Quantum Mechanics, vol. 5 of Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action (coedited with Robert J. Russell John Polkinghorne et al.). Vatican City: Vatican Observatory, and Berkeley: Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, 2002.
- Science and the Spiritual Quest: New Essays by Leading Scientists (co-edited with Mark Richardson et al.). London and New York: Routledge, 2002.
- The Problem of God in Modern Thought. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.
- God and Contemporary Science. Edinburgh University Press and Eerdmans, 1997.
- “Transcending Boundaries: Natural Science, Social Science, and Theology,” in Kevin Vanhoozer and Martin Warner, eds., Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology: Reason, Meaning and Experience (Ashgate, 2006).
- “The State of the International Religion-Science Discussion Today,” in Fraser Watts, ed., The Dialogue Between Science and Religion: An International Approach (Philadelphia: Templeton Press, 2006).
- “Explanation in Science and Religion,” in Melville Y. Stewart and Xiang Taotao, eds., Philosophy of Religion, English and Chinese editions (Beijing: Peking Univ. Press, forthcoming 2006).
- “Conceptual Foundations of Emergence Theory” and “Emergence from Quantum Physics to Religion: A Critical Appraisal,” both in Philip Clayton and Paul Davies, eds., The Re-emergence of Emergence (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).
- “The Religion-Science Discussion at Forty Years: ‘Reports of My Death Are Premature’,” Zygon 40/1 (March 2005): 23-32.
- “Systematizing Agency: Toward a Panentheistic-Participatory Theory of Agency,” in Christine Helmer, ed., Schleiermacher and Whitehead: Open Systems in Dialogue (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2004).
- “Biology and Purpose: Altruism, Morality and Human Nature in Evolutionary Perspective,” in Philip Clayton and Jeffrey Schloss, eds., Evolutionary Ethics: Human Morality in Biological and Religious Perspective (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.)
- “Wildman’s Kantian Skepticism: A Rubicon for Divine Action,” Theology and Science 2 (October, 2004).
- “Natural Law and Divine Action: The Search for an Expanded Theory of Causation,” Zygon 39/3 (September 2004): 613-34.
- “Perceiving God in the Lawfulness of Nature: Scientific and Religious Reflections,” in Zainal Abindin, ed., Science and Religion in a Post-Colonial Age (Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2004).
- “Transforming ‘the Beyond’ from Enemy to Ally: Methodological Suggestions for the Dialogue between Science and the Spiritual Quest,” and “Concluding Comments” in Roddam Narasimha et al., Science and Beyond: Cosmology, Consciousness and Technology in the Indic Traditions (Bangalore, India: NIAS Publications, 2004).
- “Introduction to Whitehead,” in Timothy Eastman and Hank Keeton, eds., Physics and Whitehead (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2004).
- “Emerging God: Theology for a Complex Universe,” The Christian Century 121/1 (January 13, 2004): 26-30.
- “Theology and the Physical Sciences,” in David Ford, ed., The Modern Theologians, 3rd ed. (London: Blackwell, 2004).
- “Barbour’s Panentheistic Metaphysic,” in Robert J. Russell, ed., Fifty Years in Science and Religion: Ian G. Barbour and His Legacy (Ashgate, 2005).
- “The State of the International Religion-Science Discussion Today,” Islam and Science (2004).
- “On Science and Religion,” in Medhi Golshani, ed., Can Science Dispense with Religion? 3rd ed. (Tehran, Iran: Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, 2004), pp. 79-85.
- “Panentheism in Metaphysical and Scientific Perspective” and “Panentheism Today: A Constructive Systematic Evaluation,” in Clayton and Peacocke, eds., In Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being: Panentheistic Reflections on God’s Presence in a Scientific World (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004).
- “Emergence: Us from It,” in Science and Ultimate Reality: Quantum Theory, Cosmology and Complexity, edited by John Barrow, Paul Davies, and Charles Harper, Jr. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), pp. 577-606.
- “Science, Meaning, and Metaphysics: A Tribute to Wolfhart Pannenberg,” Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 28 (December 2003): 237-40.
- “Emergence, Supervenience, and Personal Knowledge” and “Response to My Critics,” feature article in Tradition and Discovery (2003).
- “Postmodernism and the God-World Relation,” in Kevin Vanhoozer, ed., Theology and Postmodernism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).
- “Neuroscience, the Human Person and God: An Emergentist Account,” in Ted Peters and Gaymon Bennett, eds., Bridging Science and Religion (London: SCM-Canterbury Press, 2003).
- “Theism,” “Deism,” “Monotheism,”and “Emergence,” Encyclopedia of Science and Religion (New York: Macmillan, 2003).
- “Can Liberals Still Believe that God (Literally) Does Anything?” CTNS Bulletin (2003).
- “The Impossible Possibility: Divine Causes in the World of Nature,” in Ted Peters, Muzaffar Iqbal, and Syed Nomanul Haq, eds., God, Life, and the Cosmos: Christian and Islamic Perspectives (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002).
- “On God and Physics: The Contemporary Dialogue Between Religion and Science in the West,” in Zhou Jianzhang, Kelly James Clark, and Melville Stewart, eds. A Dialogue Between Science and Religion (Xiamen, China: Xiamen University Press, 2002).