Wesley J. Wildman is Professor of Philosophy, Theology and Ethics at Boston University. Professor Wildman is a philosopher of religion specializing in the scientific study of religion and has research and teaching interests in philosophical theology, philosophical ethics, and comparative philosophy. He has written and edited numerous books and academic articles, and is a leading expert on the bio-cultural study of religion. He is the co-founder of the Centre for Mind and Culture, which houses the Institute for the Bio-Cultural Study of Religion, and is co-founder and co-editor of the Institute’s journal Religion, Brain and Behaviour.
Following his Albert Moore Memorial Lecture at Otago University, celebrating 50 years of Religious Studies at Otago, Professor Wesley Wildman talks to Thomas White regarding the integration of the sciences and the humanities in his bio-cultural approach to the study of religion.