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Em P Stephen Clark M.A., D.Phil.

Emeritus Professor Philosophy

Publications

2018

Genocide, consistency and war (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2018). Genocide, consistency and war. In Human Rights and Military Intervention (pp. 113-131).

2017

Climbing up to Heaven: The Hermetic Option (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2017). Climbing up to Heaven: The Hermetic Option. In Purgatory (pp. 151-174). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-57891-0_9

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-57891-0_9

Patrides, Plotinus and the Cambridge Platonists (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2017). Patrides, Plotinus and the Cambridge Platonists. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 25(5), 858-877. doi:10.1080/09608788.2016.1255179

DOI: 10.1080/09608788.2016.1255179

Who is God (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2017). Who is God. European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 8(4). doi:10.24204/ejpr.v8i4.1715

DOI: 10.24204/ejpr.v8i4.1715

Classical Mediterranean Conceptions of the Afterlife: (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2017). Classical Mediterranean Conceptions of the Afterlife:. In Y. Nagasawa, & B. Matheson (Eds.), Palgrave Handbook of the Afterlife (pp. 41-57). London: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Heracles, Hylas and the Uses of Reflection (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2017). Heracles, Hylas and the Uses of Reflection. In T. Botz-Bornstein, & G. Stamatellos (Eds.), Plotinus and the Moving Image (pp. 67-90). Leiden: Brill.

Supernatural Explanations and Inspirations (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (n.d.). Supernatural Explanations and Inspirations. European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 9(3), 49-63. doi:10.24204/ejpr.v9i3.1990

DOI: 10.24204/ejpr.v9i3.1990

2016

Late pagan alternatives: Plotinus and the Christian gospel (Journal article)

CLARK, S. R. L. (2016). Late pagan alternatives: Plotinus and the Christian gospel. Religious Studies, 52(4), 545-560. doi:10.1017/s0034412516000184

DOI: 10.1017/S0034412516000184

Plotinus Myth, Metaphor, and Philosophical Practice (Book)

Clark, S. R. L. (2016). Plotinus Myth, Metaphor, and Philosophical Practice. University of Chicago Press.

What is an Animal? (Chapter)

What is an Animal? (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315539126

DOI: 10.4324/9781315539126

The sphere with many faces (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2016). The sphere with many faces. Dionysius, 34, 8-26.

2015

Science and the Self (Chapter)

Science and the Self (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315708461

DOI: 10.4324/9781315708461

Atheism Considered as a Christian Sect (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2015). Atheism Considered as a Christian Sect. Philosophy, 90(2), 277-303. doi:10.1017/s0031819114000564

DOI: 10.1017/s0031819114000564

2014

Divine Essence and Divine Energies: Ecumenical Reflections on the Presence of God in Eastern Orthodoxy (Journal article)

Clark, S. (2014). Divine Essence and Divine Energies: Ecumenical Reflections on the Presence of God in Eastern Orthodoxy. Philosophical Quarterly, 65.

God, Reason and Extraterrestrials (Chapter)

Clark, S. (2014). God, Reason and Extraterrestrials. In A. Moore, & H. A. Harris (Eds.), God, Mind and Knowledge (Vol. 2, pp. 171-186). Farnham: Ashgate.

2013

"Ask Now the Beasts and They Shall Teach Thee" (Chapter)

Clark, S. (2013). "Ask Now the Beasts and They Shall Teach Thee". In C. Deane-Drummond, D. L. Clough, & R. Artinian-Kaiser (Eds.), Animals as Religious Subjects: transdisciplinary perspectives (pp. 15-34). London: Bloomsbury.

Ancient Mediterranean Philosophy: an introduction (Book)

Clark, S. R. L. (2013). Ancient Mediterranean Philosophy: an introduction. London: Bloomsbury.

Futures Singular and Plural (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. (2013). Futures Singular and Plural. In T. Addey (Ed.), Towards the Noosphere (pp. 29-67). Westbury, Wiltshire: Prometheus Trust.

Living the Pyrrhonian Way (Chapter)

Clark, S. (2013). Living the Pyrrhonian Way. In S. M. Campbell, & P. W. Bruno (Eds.), The Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy (pp. 197-209). London: Bloomsbury.

Personal Identity and Identity Disorders (Chapter)

Clark, S. (2013). Personal Identity and Identity Disorders. In K. W. M. Fulford, M. Davies, R. G. T. Gipps, G. Graham, J. Z. Sadler, G. Stanghellini, & T. Thornton (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry (pp. 911-928). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Philosophy as a Way of Life: Essays in Honor of Pierre Hadot (Book)

Chase, M., Clark, S., & McGhee, M. (Eds.) (2013). Philosophy as a Way of Life: Essays in Honor of Pierre Hadot. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

The Classical Origins of Natural Theology (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. (2013). The Classical Origins of Natural Theology. In R. R. Manning, J. H. Brooke, & F. Watts (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Natural Theology (pp. 9-22). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2012

Moments of Truth: The Marginal and the Real (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2012). Moments of Truth: The Marginal and the Real. The European Legacy, 17(6), 769-778. doi:10.1080/10848770.2012.715808

DOI: 10.1080/10848770.2012.715808

"Made in the Image of God" (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2012). "Made in the Image of God". In T. York, & A. Alexis-Baker (Eds.), A Faith Embracing All Creatures: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions about Christian Care for Animals (Vol. 3, pp. 138-149). Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books.

Animals (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. (2012). Animals. In C. Taliaferro, V. S. Harrison, & S. Goetz (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Theism (pp. 528-540). New York: Routledge.

Folly to the Greeks: Good Reasons to give up Reason (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2012). Folly to the Greeks: Good Reasons to give up Reason. European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 4, 93-113.

The Ethics of Taxonomy: a neo-Aristotelian Synthesis (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. (2012). The Ethics of Taxonomy: a neo-Aristotelian Synthesis. In E. D. Protopapadakis (Ed.), Animal Ethics: Past and Present Perspectives (pp. 38-58). Berlin: Logos Verlag.

Timothy Sprigge 'The Importance of Subjectivity' ed Leemon McHenry (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. (2012). Timothy Sprigge 'The Importance of Subjectivity' ed Leemon McHenry. Unknown Journal, 87, 310-315.

Townships, Brigands and a Shared Religion (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2012). Townships, Brigands and a Shared Religion. Griffith Law Review, 21(2), 392-412. doi:10.1080/10383441.2012.10854746

DOI: 10.1080/10383441.2012.10854746

2011

Animals in Classical and Late Antique Philosophy (Chapter)

Clark, S. (2011). Animals in Classical and Late Antique Philosophy. In T. L. Beachamp, & R. G. Frey (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics (pp. 35-60). New York: Oxford University Press.

Catherine Zuckert 'Plato's Philosophers: The Coherence of the Dialogues' (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. (2011). Catherine Zuckert 'Plato's Philosophers: The Coherence of the Dialogues'. Unknown Journal, 19(4), 811-815.

Imaginary futures and moral possibilities: blossoming in the morn of days (Journal article)

Clark, S. (2011). Imaginary futures and moral possibilities: blossoming in the morn of days. International Social Science Journal, 62(205-5), 301-312. Retrieved from doi:%2010.1111/issj.12004

Philosophical Futures (Book)

Clark, S. R. L. (2011). Philosophical Futures (Vol. 2). S. Sorgner (Ed.), Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Religion and Law: response to Michael Moxter (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2011). Religion and Law: response to Michael Moxter. Ars Disputandi, Supple, 57-71. Retrieved from http://adss.library.uu.nl/index.html

The Mind Parasites: Wilson, Husserl, Plotinus (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2011). The Mind Parasites: Wilson, Husserl, Plotinus. In C. Stanley (Ed.), Around the Outsider: Essays presented to Colin Wilson (pp. 42-62). Alresford, Hampshire: O-Books.

2010

Ethical Thought in India (Chapter)

Clark, S. (2010). Ethical Thought in India. In J. Skorupski (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Ethics (pp. 21-30). London: Routledge.

How to Become Unconscious (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2010). How to Become Unconscious. In P. Basile, J. Kiverstein, & P. Phemister (Eds.), The Metaphysics of Consciousness (Vol. 67, pp. 21-44). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

How to Believe in God (Journal article)

Clark, S. (2010). How to Believe in God. Guardian, 2.

John Cottingham 'Why Believe?': (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2010). John Cottingham 'Why Believe?':. Unknown Journal, 46, 539-541.

Plotinus: Charms and Countercharms (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2010). Plotinus: Charms and Countercharms. In A. O'Hear (Ed.), Conceptions of Philosophy (Vol. 66, pp. 215-231). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Therapy and Theory Reconstructed (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2010). Therapy and Theory Reconstructed. In C. Carlisle, & J. Ganeri (Eds.), Philosophy as Therapeia (Vol. 66, pp. 83-102). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2009

PLOTINIAN DUALISMS AND THE “GREEK” IDEAS OF SELF (Journal article)

CLARK, S. R. L. (2009). PLOTINIAN DUALISMS AND THE “GREEK” IDEAS OF SELF. Journal of Chinese Philosophy, 36(4), 554-567. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6253.2009.01541.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6253.2009.01541.x

Plotinus on Intellect - Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson (Journal article)

Clark, S. (2009). Plotinus on Intellect - Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson. The Philosophical Quarterly, 59(235), 357-359. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9213.2009.618_1.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9213.2009.618_1.x

Plotinian Dualisms and the “Greek” Ideas of Self (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2009). Plotinian Dualisms and the “Greek” Ideas of Self. Journal of Chinese Philosophy, 36(4), 554-567. doi:10.1163/15406253-03604007

DOI: 10.1163/15406253-03604007

Conclusion (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2009). Conclusion. In P. Vassilopoulou, & S. R. L. Clark (Eds.), Late Antique Epistemology: Other Ways to Truth (pp. 289-301). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Elves, Hobbits, Trolls and Talking Beasts (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2009). Elves, Hobbits, Trolls and Talking Beasts. In C. Deane-Drummond, & D. Clough (Eds.), Creaturely Theology: on God, Humans and Other Animals (pp. 151-167). London: SCM Press.

G.K.Chesterton: Thinking Backward, Looking Forward (Book)

Clark, S. R. L. (2009). G.K.Chesterton: Thinking Backward, Looking Forward. Moscow: St Andrews Biblical Theological Institute.

Late Antique Epistemology: Other Ways to Truth (Book)

Vassilopoulou, P., & Clark, S. R. L. (Eds.) (2009). Late Antique Epistemology: Other Ways to Truth. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Reviews - The Verge of Philosophy. By John Sallis. University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 2007. 144 pp. (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2009). Reviews - The Verge of Philosophy. By John Sallis. University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 2007. 144 pp.. Philosophy, 84(1), 156-158. doi:10.1017/s0031819109000102

DOI: 10.1017/s0031819109000102

Stephen J.Pope 'Human Evolution and Christian Ethics' (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. (2009). Stephen J.Pope 'Human Evolution and Christian Ethics'. Unknown Journal, 22(4), 506-509.

Understanding Faith: Religious Belief and Its Place in Society (Book)

Clark, S. R. L. (2009). Understanding Faith: Religious Belief and Its Place in Society. J. Haldane (Ed.), Exeter: Imprint Academic.

What has Plotinus's One to do with God? (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2009). What has Plotinus's One to do with God?. In J. Cornwell, & M. McGhee (Eds.), Philosophers and God: at the frontiers of Faith and Reason (pp. 21-37). London: Continuum.

2008

Can Animals be our Friends? (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2008). Can Animals be our Friends?. Philosophy Now, 67, 13-16.

Chesterton, Science Fiction and Moor Eeffoc (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2008). Chesterton, Science Fiction and Moor Eeffoc. L'Atelier du Roman, 55, 65-73.

Deconstructing the Laws of Logic (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2008). Deconstructing the Laws of Logic. Philosophy, 82, 25-53.

Going Naked into the Shrine: Herbert, Plotinus and the Constructive Metaphor (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2008). Going Naked into the Shrine: Herbert, Plotinus and the Constructive Metaphor. In D. Hedley, & S. Hutton (Eds.), Platonism at the Origins of Modernity (pp. 45-61). Dordrecht: Springer.

In Our Hands (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2008). In Our Hands. Reform, 17-18.

John Smythies 'The Trial of God' (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2008). John Smythies 'The Trial of God'. Unknown Journal, 22(3), 443-444.

Science, Chesterton and the Will of the Creator (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2008). Science, Chesterton and the Will of the Creator. In M. W. F. Stone (Ed.), Reason, Faith and History: Philosophical Essays for Paul Helm (pp. 115-125). Aldershot: Ashgate.

2007

C.J.Cherryh: The Ties that Bind (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2007). C.J.Cherryh: The Ties that Bind. Yearbook of English Studies, 37(2), 197-214.

How Alien are Animals? (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2007). How Alien are Animals?. In P. Basile, & L. B. McHenry (Eds.), Consciousness, Reality and Value: essays in honour of T.L.S.Sprigge (pp. 245-258). Heusenstamm: Ontos Verlag.

2006

Respecting Sentient Beings (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2006). Respecting Sentient Beings. Organization & Environment, 19(2), 280-283. doi:10.1177/1086026606288228

DOI: 10.1177/1086026606288228

Biology and Christian Ethics (Book)

Clark, S. R. L. (2006). Biology and Christian Ethics. Peking: Peking University Press.

G.K.Chesterton: Thinking Backward, Looking Forward (Book)

Clark, S. R. L. (2006). G.K.Chesterton: Thinking Backward, Looking Forward. West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania: Templeton Foundation Press.

Understanding Animals (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2006). Understanding Animals. In K. Solisti, & M. Tobias (Eds.), Kinship with Animals (pp. 101-114). Tulsa: Council Oak Books.

2005

Deference, Degree and Selfhood (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2005). Deference, Degree and Selfhood. Philosophy, 80(2), 249-260. doi:10.1017/s0031819105000252

DOI: 10.1017/s0031819105000252

"How not to Love Nature" (Chapter)

Vassilopoulou, P., & Clark, S. R. L. (2005). "How not to Love Nature". In K. Boudouris, & E. Maraggianou (Eds.), Unknown Book (pp. 77-98). Athens: University of Athens.

Berkeley on religion (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2005). Berkeley on religion. In K. Winkler (Ed.), Cambridge Companion to Berkeley (pp. 369-404). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Plotinus: The Enneads (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2005). Plotinus: The Enneads. In J. Shand (Ed.), Central Works of the Great Philosophers (Vol. 1, pp. 119-139). London: Acumen.

Science Fiction and Religion (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2005). Science Fiction and Religion. In D. Seed (Ed.), Blackwell Companion to Science Fiction (pp. 95-110). Oxford: Blackwell.

2004

Progress and the argument from evil (Journal article)

CLARK, S. R. L. (2004). Progress and the argument from evil. Religious Studies, 40(2), 181-192. doi:10.1017/s0034412503006851

DOI: 10.1017/s0034412503006851

Vegetarianism and the ethics of virtue (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2004). Vegetarianism and the ethics of virtue. In S. F. Sapontzis (Ed.), Food for Thought: the Debate over Eating Meat (pp. 138-151). New York: Prometheus Books.

2003

Constructing Persons: the Psychopathology of Identity (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2003). Constructing Persons: the Psychopathology of Identity. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, 10, 157-160.

Impersonal Minds (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2003). Impersonal Minds. In A. O'Hear (Ed.), Minds and Persons (pp. 185-209). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Slaves, Servility and Noble Deeds (Journal article)

Clark, S. R. L. (2003). Slaves, Servility and Noble Deeds. Philosophical Inquiry, 25, 165-176.

Thinking about Biotechnology: towards a theory of just experimentation (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L. (2003). Thinking about Biotechnology: towards a theory of just experimentation. In Reordering Nature: Theology, Society and the New Genetics (pp. 165-177). Edinburgh: T&T Clark.

1991

How Many Selves Make Me? (Chapter)

Clark, S. R. L., & Wilkes, K. V. (1991). How Many Selves Make Me?. In Human Beings (pp. 213-244). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9780511752186.013

DOI: 10.1017/cbo9780511752186.013