metaphysics of naturalism

The Metaphysics of Naturalism

Fiona Ellis

The first course introduces the idea of an expansive naturalism which could accommodate God. The position has something in common with Iris Murdoch’s ‘true naturalism’ but it is more radical than this and both positions are contentious.

About the Instructor

  • Fiona Ellis

    Professor of Philosophy and director of the Centre for Practical Philosophy. Theology and Religion. She is President of the British Society for Philosophy of Religion.

Course Syllabus

  • Part One: The Limits of Naturalism
  • Part Two: Desire and The Meaning of Life