About the Author
Philip Clayton is Ingraham Professor at the Claremont School of Theology and Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University. Holder of a joint PhD in Philosophy and Religious Studies from Yale University, he has held guest professorships at Harvard University, the University of Cambridge, and the University of Munich. He is author or editor of some twenty books and close to 200 articles in philosophy, theology, and the religion-science debate. His Oxford publications include Mind and Emergence: From Quantum to Consciousness, The Re-emergence of Emergence (co-edited with Paul Davies), and the Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science.
Steven Knapp is the sixteenth president of the George Washington University in Washington, DC, where he is also a professor of English. Before assuming his current position in 2007, he served as dean of arts and sciences and then as provost of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland; before that, he taught English literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of two books and author or co-author of numerous articles and lectures on literature, literary theory, philosophy, and religion. Dr. Knapp earned his bachelor's degree at Yale University and his master's and doctoral degrees at Cornell University. Outside the academy, he has been active in a wide range of community and religious affairs.