The study of Philosophy develops analytical rigour and the ability to criticise and reason logically. It allows you to apply these skills to many contemporary and historical schools of thought and individual thinkers, and to questions ranging from how we acquire knowledge and form moral judgements to central questions in the philosophy of religion, including the existence and nature of God and the relevance of religion to human life.
The study of Theology provides an understanding of the intellectual underpinning of religious traditions and of the social and cultural contexts for religious belief and practice. It brings together a wide range of skills and disciplines, historical, textual, linguistic, sociological, literary-critical and philosophical.
Central to this degree is a recognition that parallel study of these related disciplines leads to a deeper understanding of each.
The course at St Peter's
The College normally admits two students per year for this course. Further details of teaching provision at St Peter's can found on the individual course pages for Philosophy and Theology and Religion.
Dr Sophie Allen
- Stipendiary Lecturer in Philosophy
Professor Phil Booth
- Research Fellow in Theology and Religion, and History
- A.G. Leventis Associate Professor of Eastern Christianity
- Stipendiary Lecturer
Professor Sondra Hausner
- Fellow and Tutor in Theology and Religion
- Professor of Anthropology of Religion
Dr Peter Kail
- Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy
- Associate Professor of Philosophy
- Tutor for Undergraduates
Dr Tim Mawson
- Edgar Jones Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy
- Dean, Prevent Lead
- Fellow Librarian
Dr Nicholas Waghorn
- Non-Stipendiary Lecturer in Philosophy