Christianity and Materialism


Blackmore, Susan J. Consciousness: An Introduction. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Hasker, William. Metaphysics: Constructing a World View. Contours of Christian philosophy. Downers Grove, Ill., U.S.A: InterVarsity Press, 1983.*

Moreland, James Porter, and William Lane Craig. Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview. 2nd Edition. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2017.*

Moser, Paul K., and J. D. Trout, eds. Contemporary Materialism: A Reader. London ; New York: Routledge, 1995.

Poland, Jeffrey Stephen. Physicalism, the Philosophical Foundations. Oxford : New York: Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1994.

Wolfe, Charles T. Materialism: A Historico-Philosophical Introduction. New York, NY: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015.


Goetz, Stewart, and Charles Taliaferro. A Brief History of the Soul. Brief histories of philosophy. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.*

Lange, Friedrich Albert, and Bertrand Russell. History of Materialism: And Criticism of Its Present Importance : In Three Volumes. Place of publication not identified: Routledge, 2010.

Martin, Raymond, and John Barresi. The Rise and Fall of Soul and Self: An Intellectual History of Personal Identity. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008.


Alter, Torin Andrew, and Yujin Nagasawa, eds. Consciousness in the Physical World: Perspectives on Russellian Monism. Philosophy of mind. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Aquinas, Thomas. The Treatise on Human Nature: Summa Theologiae 1a, 75-89. Translated by Robert Pasnau. Indianapolis: Hackett Pub. Co, 2002.*

Baker, Christopher Richard, Thomas A. James, and John Reader. A Philosophy of Christian Materialism: Entangled Fidelities and the Public Good. Intensities : contemporary continental philosophy of religion. Farnham Surrey, England ; Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2015.*

Baker, Mark C., and Stewart Goetz, eds. The Soul Hypothesis: Investigations into the Existence of the Soul. New York: Continuum, 2011.*

Barušs, Imants, and Julia Mossbridge. Transcendent Mind: Rethinking the Science of Consciousness. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2017.

Chalmers, David John. The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory. 1. issued as an Oxford University Press paperback. Philosophy of mind series. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1997.

Crisp, Thomas M., Steven L. Porter, and Gregg Ten Elshof, eds. Neuroscience and the Soul: The Human Person in Philosophy, Science, and Theology. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016.*

Davis, Creston, John Milbank, and Slavoj Žižek, eds. Theology and the Political: The New Debate. SIC 5. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005.*

Descartes, René. Meditations, Objections, and Replies. Translated by Roger Ariew and Donald A. Cress. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Pub, 2006.*

Eagleton, Terry. Materialism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.

Ellenzweig, Sarah, and John H. Zammito, eds. The New Politics of Materialism: History, Philosophy, Science. London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.

Gennaro, Rocco J. Consciousness. New problems of philosophy. New York: Routledge, 2017.

Goff, Philip. Consciousness and Fundamental Reality. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Grosz, E. A. The Incorporeal: Ontology, Ethics, and the Limits of Materialism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Kelly, Edward F., Adam Crabtree, and Paul Marshall, eds. Beyond Physicalism: Toward Reconciliation of Science and Spirituality. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.

Koons, Robert C., and George Bealer, eds. The Waning of Materialism. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Loftin, R. Keith, ed. Christian Physicalism? Philosophical Theological Criticisms. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2017.*

Madden, James D. Mind, Matter, and Nature: A Thomistic Proposal for the Philosophy of Mind. Washington, D.C: Catholic University of America Press, 2013.*

Mintz, Samuel I. The Hunting of Leviathan: Seventeenth-Century Reactions to the Materialism and Moral Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2010.

Nagel, Thomas. Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Olson, Eric T. What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology. Philosophy of mind. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Robinson, Howard. Matter and Sense: A Critique of Contemporary Materialism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Rosenthal, David M., ed. Materialism and the Mind-Body Problem. 2nd ed. Hackett readings in philosophy. Indianapolis: Hackett Pub. Co, 2000.

Seigel, Jerrold E. The Idea of the Self: Thought and Experience in Western Europe since the Seventeenth Century. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Sprevak, Mark, and J. Kallestrup, eds. New Waves in Philosophy of Mind. New waves in philosophy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Stoljar, Daniel. Physicalism. New problems of philosophy. London ; New York: Routledge, 2010.

Strawson, Galen. Real Materialism and Other Essays. Oxford : New York: Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 2008.

Ward, Keith. More than Matter? Is There More to Life than Molecules? Grand Rapids, Mich: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co, 2011.*

Ward, Keith. The Evidence for God: The Case for the Existence of the Spiritual Dimension. London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2014.*

*Refers to those written from a Christian perspective.