Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Ph.D. Duke University, 1969
Fax: (503) 838-8056
Philosophical foundations of the comparative study of religion, phenomenology
of religion, the idea of religious common sense, Michael Polanyi, Soren
Kierkegaard, the concept of truth in all of its dimensions, the concepts
of objectivity, empathy and personal judgment, children's philosophy.
Introduction to philosophy, history of philosophy (especially medieval
and 20th century continental), theory of knowledge, philosophical anthropology,
comparative study of religion, philosophy of religion, philosophy for children.
Interesting sites on the World Wide Web in Philosophy
Interesting sites on the World Wide Web in Religious Studies
Topics on Religion and Science Dialogue
Center for Theology and Natural Science
(the mission of CTNS is to promote the creative mutual interaction
theology and the natural sciences)
("new views on complex issues," especially on the relation between
religion and science; has access to the Web Ring on Science and Theology)
(scholarly and popular resources concerning intelligent design and
(usenet newsgroup devoted to the discussion and debate of biological
and physical origins)
To learn more about Professor Cannon's book, Six
Ways of Being Religious, click here.
Teachers or students who are interested in introducing philosophy into
public school instruction can find out more about Philosophy
for Children, Northwest by clicking here. For links to
Philosophy for Children sites and Children's philosophy forums around the
and Religous Studies Department Page
Direct suggestions, comments, and questions about this page
to Dale Cannon .
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Western Oregon University