Dr Daniel D. De Haan


Dr. Daniel De Haan is a Research Fellow of the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford. He is the Principal Investigator for the ‘Conceptual Clarity Concerning Human Nature’ project funded by the Templeton World Charity Foundation.

Before coming to Oxford, De Haan was a postdoctoral fellow in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge working on the neuroscience strand of the Templeton World Charity Foundation Fellowships in Theology, Philosophy of Religion, and the Sciences Project, directed by Sarah Coakley. During this postdoctoral fellowship, he conducted research on the intersections of theology, philosophy, and neuroscience in Lisa Saksida’s Translational Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory in the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

Research Area(s):

Christian and Religious Ethics

Philosophical Theology

Science and Religion

Research Interests:

Philosophical anthropology, Philosophy of religion, medieval philosophy and theology, philosophy of psychology and neuroscience.

Research Centres and Projects:

Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion.




Daniel De Haan, Necessary Existence and the Doctrine of Being in Avicenna’s Metaphysics of the Healing, Investigating Medieval Philosophy series (Brill, 2020) https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004434523.

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