Samuel Loncar is the Editor-in-Chief of Marginalia Review of Books and the founder of Persephone Consulting. His work links science, religion, and values through an integrative vision of philosophy as a site of freedom and innovation. His scholarship has been published in philosophy and religion journals, including Kant-Studien, Metaphilosophy and Religious Studies. A Junior Fellow at Yale’s MacMillan Center Initiative on Religion, Politics, and Society, he writes about technology, culture, art, and the humanities and specializes in the history and intersection of philosophy, theology, and metaphysics; theories of religion, science, and the secular; and the nexus of Christianity, Judaism, and German thought. Tweets @SamuelLoncar.
Samuel Loncar on MRB
The Protestant Reformation as a Metaphysical Revolution. Part of the Reformation forum.
The Wisdom of Death. On Costica Bradatan’s Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers.
An America Without Borders. On the meaning of America.
Science vs. Religion and Other Modern Myths. On Peter Harrison’s The Territories of Science and Religion, and Jerry Coyne’s Faith versus Fact: Why Science and Religion are Incompatible.
How to Be Human in a Machine World. On Geoff Colvin’s Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will.
American Memory, American Tragedy. On the Charleston murders and America, past and present.
The Vibrant Religious Life of Silicon Valley, and Why It’s Killing the Economy. On Jaron Lanier’s Who Owns the Future?
Are Evangelicals the New Liberals? On David Hollinger’s After Cloven Tongues of Fire and Molly Worthen’s Apostles of Reason.
Enlightened Religion? Idealism as the History and Destiny of Modern Theology. On Gary Dorrien’s Kantian Reason and Hegelian Spirit: The Idealist Logic of Modern Theology.