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Craig Nichols

Department of Philosophy
173 Chafee Social Science Center
142 Flagg Rd.
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-2418

E-mail: Craig Nichols

Craig Nichols is Lecturer in Philosophy and Religious Studies. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion from Boston University, and has been teaching at URI since 2002. His areas of interest include world religions, metaphysics, and philosophy of interpretation.

He has taught RLS111: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam and PHL101: Critical Thinking, and regularly teaches RLS131: Introduction to Asian Philosophies and Religions, and PHL103: Introduction to Philosophy.


Recent publications include:

“Beyond Liberal and Conservative: Freedom, Transcendence, and the Human Condition in Arendt, Jaspers, and Niebuhr.” Existenz: An International Journal in Philosophy, Religion, Politics, and the Arts 1:1-2 (Fall, 2006): 16-30. Available online at: e nts-current.html

“The God Who May Be and the God Who Was.” In After God , ed. John. P. Manoussakis (New York: Fordham University Press, 2006), 111-26.

“The Eschatological Theogony of the God Who May Be: Exploring the Concept of Divine Presence in Kearney, Hegel, and Heidegger.” Metaphilosophy 36:5 (October, 2005), 750-61.

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