Scholarship and Lectures

Dr. Clayton has written or edited 25 books and has published several hundred journal articles and book chapters. In his scholarship he has focused on areas of intersection between the sciences and the humanities. On the science side the central topics have included biological evolution, ecosystems theory, emergent complexity, and the neural correlates of consciousness. In the humanities he has worked in the philosophy of religion, comparative theologies, the ethics of science and technology, ecology and politics, and the history of philosophy.

Many of these scholarly topics are represented in Dr. Clayton’s public lectures. His lecturing for the general public feature features the religion-science debate, emerging dialogues among the world’s religions, the ecological crisis, religion in America (past and present), and the future of faith.

For recent and upcoming lectures, click here.

For Dr. Clayton’s full curriculum vitae, click here.