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Swinburne, Richard Granville (b. 1934)

  1. R. Douglas Geivett

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc1336

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

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Geivett, R. D. 2011. Swinburne, Richard Granville (b. 1934). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011


Christian philosopher and theologian educated at Oxford University and later a research fellow at the Universities of Oxford and Leeds in the history and philosophy of science. He has held university posts in England at Hull (1963) and Keele (1972). In 1985 he was appointed to the Nolloth Professorship of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion at Oxford University. Subsequent to his retirement in 2002, he has continued to write and lecture worldwide.


  • Swinburne, Richard Granville (b. 1934);
  • materialist conception of human nature;
  • evolution of the soul