Past Lectureships 1999-Current
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DAVID HARTMAN, 1998
Struggling for the Soul of Israel: A Jewish Response to History
Not in Print

REVEREND JOHN POLKINGHORNE, 1996-97
Belief in God in an Age of Science / (published in 1998)
Available at Yale University Press

WALTER J. GEHRING, 1993-94
Genetic Control of Development / (Master Control Genes in Development and Evolution: the Homeobox Story, published in 1998)
Available at Yale University Press

JOSHUA LEDERBERG, 1988-89
Science and Modern Life

ERIC R. KANDEL, 1986-87
Cell and Molecular Biological Explorations of Learning and Memory

STEPHEN JAY GOULD, 1985-86
Darwin and Dr. Doolittle: ‘Just History’ as the Wellspring of Nature’s Order

HANS JONAS, 1979-80
Technology and Ethics / (The Imperative of Responsibility, published in 1984)
Not in Print

ADIN STEINSALTZ, 1978-79

HANS KUNG, 1977-78
Freud and the Problem of God / (published in 1979)
Available at Yale University Press

PHILIP REIFF, 1976-77

DAVID BAKEN, 1975-76
And They Took Themselves Wives: Male Female Relations in the Bible / (published in 1979)
Not in Print

FATHER THEODORE M. HESBURGH, 1973-74
The Humane Imperative: A Challenge for the Year 2000 / (published in 1974)
Not in Print

JAMES HILLMAN, 1971-72
Re-Visioning Pychology
Available at Yale University Press

ALBERT J. REISS, JR., 1968-69
Civility and the Moral Order / (The Police and the Public, published in 1971)
Not in Print

CLIFFORD GEERTZ, 1967-68
In Search of Islam: Religious Change in Indonesia / (Islam Observed: Religious Development in Morocco and Indonesia, published in 1968)
Not in Print

LOREN EISELEY, 1966-67

JAMES MUNRO CAMERON, 1964-65
Images of Authority: A Consideration of the Concept of Regnum and Sacerdotium / (published in 1966)
Not in Print

WALTER JACKSON ONG, 1963-64
The Presence of the Word: Some Prolegomena for Cultural and Religious History / (published in 1967)
Not in Print

MICHAEL POLANYI, 1962-63
Man and Thought: A Symbiosis / (The Tacit Dimension, published in 1966)
Not in Print

NORBERT WIENER, 1961-62
The Philosopher Before Symbols

PAUL RICOEUR, 1961-62
Freud and Philosophy: An Essay on Interpretation / (published in 1970; Trans. by Denis Savage)
Available at Yale University Press

HERMANN DOERRIES, 1958-59
Constantine and Religious Liberty / (published in 1960; Trans. By Roland Bainton, Yale Divinity School )
Not in Print

MARGARET MEAD, 1957-58
Continuities in Cultural Evolution / (published in 1964)
Not in Print

ERROL EUSTACE HARRIS, 1956-57
The Idea of God in Modern Thought / (Revelation Through Reason: Religion in the Light of Science and Philosophy, published in 1958)
Not in Print

REBECCA WEST, 1955-56
The Court and the Castle: Some Treatments of a Recurrent Theme / (published in 1957)
Not in Print

PIETER GEYL, 1954-55
Use and Abuse of History / (published in 1955)
Not in Print

GORDON WILLARD ALLPORT, 1953-54
Becoming: Basic Considerations for a Psychology of Personality / (published in 1955)
Available at Yale University Press

JEROME CLARKE HUNSAKER, 1951-52
Aeronautics at the Mid-Century / (published in 1952)
Not in Print

PAUL JOHANNES TILLICH, 1950-51
The Courage to Be / (published in 1952)
Available at Yale University Press

ERICH FROMM, 1949-50
Psychoanalysis and Religion / (published in 1950)
Available at Yale University Press

GEORGE GAYLORD SIMPSON, 1948-49
The Meaning of Evolution / (published in 1949)
Available at Yale University Press

ALEXANDER STEWART FERGUSON, 1947-48

CHARLES HARTSHORNE, 1946-47
The Divine Relativity: A Social Conception of God / (published in 1948)
Not in Print

HENRI FRANKFORT, 1946-47

JAMES BRYANT CONANT, 1945-46
On Understanding Science / (published in 1947)
Not in Print

JULIUS SEELYE BIXLER, 1944-45
Conversations with an Unrepentant Liberal / (published in 1946)
Not in Print

GEORGE WASHINGTON CORNER, 1943-44
Ourselves Unborn: An Embryologist’s Essay on Man / (published in 1944)
Not in Print

JACQUES MARITAIN, 1942-43
Education at the Crossroads / (published in 1943)
Available at Yale University Press

ALEXANDER DUNLOP LINDSAY, 1942-43
Religion, Science, and Society in the Modern World / (published in 1943)
Not in Print

REINHOLD NIEBUHR, 1941-42

ALAN GREGG, 1940-41
The Furtherance of Medical Research / (published in 1941)
Not in Print

HENRY ERNEST SIGERIST, 1939-40
Medicine and Human Welfare / (published in 1941)
Not in Print

PETER HENRY BUCK, 1938-39
Anthropology and Religion / (published in 1939)
Not in Print

CARL GUSTAV JUNG, 1937-38
Psychology and Religion / (published in 1928)
Available at Yale University Press

JOSEPH BARCROFT, 1936-37
The Brain and Its Environment / (published in 1938)
Not in Print

JOHN MACMURRAY, 1935-36
The Structure of Religious Experience / (published in 1936)
Not in Print

JOSEPH NEEDHAM, 1934-35
Order and Life / (published in 1935)
Not in Print

JOHN DEWEY, 1933-34
A Common Faith / (published in 1934)
Available at Yale University Press

HERBERT SPENCER JENNINGS, 1932-33
The Universe and Life / (published in 1933)
Not in Print

ARTHUR HOLLY COMPTON, 1931-32
The Freedom of Man / (published in 1935)
Not in Print

HERMANN WEYL, 1930-31
The Open World / (published in 1932)
Not in Print

WILLIAM PEPPERELL MONTAGUE, 1929-30
Belief Unbound: A Promethean Religion for the
Modern World / (published in 1930)

Not in Print

JAMES YOUNG SIMPSON, 1928-29
Nature: Cosmic, Human, and Divine / (published in 1929)
Not in Print

WILLIAM BROWN, 1927-28
Science and Personality / (published in 1929)
Not in Print

ROBERT ANDREW MILLIKAN, 1926-27
Evolution in Science and Religion / (published in 1927)
Not in Print

WILLIAM ERNEST HOCKING, 1925-26
The Self: Its Body and Freedom / (published in 1928)
Not in Print

HENRY NORRIS RUSSELL, 1924-25
Fate and Freedom / (published in 1927)
Not in Print

JOHN ARTHUR THOMSON, 1923-24
Concerning Evolution / (published in 1925)
Not in Print