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Helen De Cruz

Danforth Chair in the Humanities, Saint Louis University

Helen De Cruz is a Belgian philosopher and Danforth Chair in the Humanities at Saint Louis University who specializes in philosophy of religion, experimental philosophy, and philosophy of cognitive science.

She is also currently editor-in-chief for Res Philosophica, associate editor for Ergo, editorial board member of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, and editorial board member for the section on Religion in Philosophy and Theology, Mohr Siebeck Verlag.

Previously, De Cruz held appointments as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at Oxford Brookes University, assistant professor at the VU Amsterdam, postdoctoral fellow of the British Academy at Oxford University, FWO postdoctoral fellow at the University of Leuven, and as Templeton residential fellow at Oxford University.

She obtained her PhD in philosophy at the University of Groningen in 2011, and a PhD in archaeology and art sciences at the Free University Brussels in 2007.

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Wonderstruck: How Wonder and Awe Shape the Way We Think

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The Challenge of Evolution to Religion

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Religious Disagreement

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