Ian Logan

Ian Logan
2003 - present Senior Research Fellow, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford
1998 - 2002 Research Associate, Lincoln Theological Institute, University of Sheffield
1987 Doctor of Philosophy, University of Leeds


‘Christian Europe’ in S. Bullivant & M. Ruse (edd.), The Cambridge History of Atheism, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

Co-editor (with Giles Gasper), Anselm of Canterbury: Nature, Order and the Divine, Leiden: Brill (forthcoming).
‘Denying the Divine: Anselm and Atheism’ in Logan & Gasper, Anselm of Canterbury: Nature, Order and the Divine (forthcoming).

‘Anselm’s Conception of God’s Omnipotence’ in Dianoia, 29 (2019) 67-86.

‘The Function of Memory in Anselm’s Monologion and the Theological and Anthropological Repercussions of its Loss’ in The Saint Anselm Journal, 15.1 (Fall 2019) 31-50.
‘Per rationalem mentem: Anselm’s turn to the subject’ in J. Slotemaker & E. Sweeney (edd.), Anselm of Canterbury: New Readings of His Intellectual Methods, Leiden: Brill (forthcoming).

Reading Anselm’s Proslogion: The History of Anselm’s Argument and its Significance Today, Ashgate 2009/Routledge 2016.

Anselm’s challenge to contemporary philosophy: its origins and its significance’ in G. Cipollone (ed.), Anselmo e la ‘nuova’ Europa, Rome: Gregorian & Biblical Press 2014, pp. 95-112.
Co-editor (with Giles Gasper), Saint Anselm of Canterbury and his Legacy, Toronto: Pontifical Institute for Medieval Studies 2012.

With Giles Gasper, ‘Anselm: A Portrait in Refraction’ in Saint Anselm of Canterbury and his Legacy, pp. 1-25.

‘Was Karl Rahner an anonymous Anselmian?’ in Saint Anselm of Canterbury and his Legacy, pp. 279-298.


Secretary of the International Association for Anselm Studies. Editorial Board of 'Anselm Studies and Texts', Brill. Current projects include: The concept of memory in philosophy and theology; The Aristotelian-Boethian origins of Anselmian dialectic; 'Parrhesia' as a fundamental ideal in politics, philosophy and the Church; Hylomorphism and the nature of humanity in the thought of Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas.

Medieval Philosophy (Boethius to Suarez), Aristotle.