Helen De Cruz, Ph.D.
Danforth Chair in the Humanities
Meta-ethics (graduate seminar); Philosophy of religion
Ph.D., University of Groningen, 2011
Ph.D., Free University of Brussels, 2007
Master's, Ghent University, 2000
- Philosophy of religion
- Philosophy of cognitive science
- Experimental philosophy
Publications and Media Placements
De Cruz, H. (2019). Religious disagreement. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
De Cruz, H. (2017). Religion and science. Extended entry for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. De Cruz, H., & De Smedt, J. (2015). A natural history of natural theology. The cognitive science of theology and philosophy of religion. MIT Press.
De Cruz, H., & De Smedt, J. (2015). A natural history of natural theology. The cognitive science of theology and philosophy of religion. MIT Press.
De Cruz, H. (2016). Numerical cognition and mathematical realism. Philosophers' Imprint, 16, 1–13.
De Cruz, H. (2015). Where philosophical intuitions come from. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 93, 233–249.
Executive editor for Journal of Analytic Theology
Managing editor for Faith and Philosophy (from 2020)
Editorial board member for Ergo
Editorial board member for Religious Studies
Professional Organizations and Associations
- 2017- 2020: Research grant (Principal Investigator) from the John Templeton Foundation Evolution, ethics, and human origins: A deep-time perspective on human morality https://tinyurl.com/y9ttp6ar
- 2013 -2015: Postdoctoral Research Grant, British Academy
- 2011 -2012: Oxford Residential Fellowship, Templeton Foundation via the University of Oklahoma