Staff Profiles: Dr. Roy Jackson

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Dr. Roy Jackson

Staff Profile: Dr. Roy Jackson
Reader in Philosophy of Religion, Academic Course Leader for MA in Philosophical and Religious Thought

Dr. Roy Jackson

Dr. Roy Jackson

Reader in Philosophy of Religion, Academic Course Leader for MA in Philosophical and Religious Thought

History, Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

I am a Reader in the Philosophy of Religion, teaching courses on Islam, Nietzsche, Greek philosophy, and philosophy of religion.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 715313 Email: rjackson@glos.ac.uk

Biography

I am a Reader in the Philosophy of Religion, teaching courses on Islam, Nietzsche, Greek philosophy, and philosophy of religion. I am particularly interested in the interaction between western philosophy and the religious claims made by Islam, which align with my view that philosophy and religion are intertwined.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA Hons Philosophy University of Kent at Canterbury 1985
PGCE Religious Studies University of Surrey 1989
MA Theology and Religious Studies University of Kent at Canterbury 1995
PhD Theology and Religious Studies University of Kent at Canterbury 2003

Awards

University Teaching Fellowship

Awarded research grant for Learning for Sustainable Futures (LFSF) in Education

Erasmus exchange with University of Cordoba

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA)

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Member of the Council for the British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS)

British Association for the Study of Religion (BASR)

Teaching and research

Teaching

Philosophy of Religion

Islam

Ancient Greek Philosophy

Nietzsche

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

Islamic philosophy of religion. More recently on the epistemological value of nature, and artifice as a reflection of nature. The interaction between western philosophy and Islamic thought.

Publications

More publications from Dr. Roy Jackson can be found in the Research Repository.

Thesis Supervision

External responsibilities

Tony Blair Faith Foundation

Subjects for media interviews

Islamic philosophy

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External examining

External examiner for the University of Lincoln, Bishop Grosseteste University and Roehampton University