United Kingdom, 1954
philosopher and insider at the Vatican

John Haldane

John Haldane, chair of the Royal Institute of Philosophy in London, is professor of philosophy at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and professor and director of the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs at the prestigious University of St Andrews. He was educated in the arts and studied philosophy at Birkbeck College, London. Haldane is an insider at the Vatican Curia and is considered a leading Catholic philosopher, exploring theological issues, the philosophy of the mind, ethics and aesthetics. His public appearances in radio and television programs at the BBC and his diverse and prolific publications have made him a familiar voice and face in present-day discussions on art, society and theological matters; besides his academic work, he writes columns, articles and essays on art for various renowned British newspapers and journals.

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Journal Nexus

Nexus 71

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Nexus Conference 2015

Waiting for the Barbarians

14 November 2015 9.45 - 16.00 National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam