Nicholas Wolterstorff: The Independent Institute

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Nicholas Wolterstorff
Nicholas Wolterstorff

Nicholas Wolterstorff is Senior Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology at Yale University, a member of the Board of Advisors for the Center on Culture and Civil Society at the Independent Institute. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University.

Professor Wolterstorff has been President of the American Philosophical Association (Central Division); Co-Founder and President of the Society of Christian Philosophers; Fellow of Berkeley College at Yale University; Co-Founder of the journal Faith and Philosophy; Professor of Philosophy, Calvin College; and Visiting Professor at Harvard University, Princeton University, Oxford University, and Free University of Amsterdam.

His books include On Universals; Reason within the Bounds of Religion; Works and Worlds of Art; Art in Action; Educating for Responsible Action; Until Justice and Peace Embrace; Lament for a Son; Rationality in the Calvinian Tradition (edited with H. Hart and J. van der Hoeven); On Universals: An Essay in Ontology; Faith and Rationality (edited with Alvin Plantinga); Divine Discourse; John Locke and Ethics of Belief; Religion in the Public Square (with R. Audi); Education for Shalom: Essays on Christian Higher Education (edited with Clarence W. Joldersma and Gloria G. Stronksand); and Thomas Reid and the Story of Epistemology.