Faculty & Staff
Dr. Kevin Diller
Associate Professor of Philosophy & ReligionOffice Location: Reade 130
Phone: (765) 998-5252
Specialties: Philosophical theology, analytic theology, epistemology, metaphysics, logic, world religions
Major Career Accomplishments:
“Is God Necessarily Who God Is? Alternatives for the Trinity and Election Debate.”Scottish Journal of Theology (forthcoming 2012)
“The Theology of Reconciliation and the Injustice of Forgiveness: Is There a Place for Unilateral Forgiveness in Transitional Justice?” Taylor University ‘Restoration of the Other’ Honors Conference: Upland, IN. (March 31, 2012)
“Punishment or Forgiveness? Are There Conflicts in a Christian Approach to Justice and International Peacemaking?” Taylor University MLK Day, Upland, IN. (January 16, 2012)
“Can Arguments Boost Warrant for Christian Belief? Warrant Boosting and the Primacy of Divine Revelation.” Religious Studies, 47, no. 2 (2011): 185-200.
“Vision for the Liberal Arts.” Taylor University Colleague’s College, Lake Placid, IN. (August 10, 2011)
“Barth Vader and the Evil Galactic Philosophical Empire.” Philosophy Colloquium, Taylor University. (April 29, 2011)
“Karl Barth and the Relationship Between Philosophy and Theology.” Heythrop Journal 51, no. 6 (2010), 1035-1052.
“Trinity, Election, and Divine Self-Determination: Modal Considerations and the Bounds of Orthodoxy.” Philosophy Colloquium, Taylor University. (October 9, 2009).
“Non-Evidentialist Positive Apologetics.” EPS Conference, Providence, Rhode Island. (November 21, 2008).
“Are Sin and Evil Necessary for a Really Good World? Questions for Alvin Plantinga’s Felix Culpa Theodicy.”Faith and Philosophy 25, no. 1 (2008): 87-101.
“Does Contemporary Theology Require a Postfoundationalist Way of Knowing?”Scottish Journal of Theology60, no. 3 (2007): 271-293.
“The Theology of Revelation and the Epistemology of Christian Belief: The Compatibility and Complementarity of the Theological Epistemologies of Karl Barth and Alvin Plantinga.” Ph.D. Thesis.
“Timelessness, Relationality and the Incarnation: Relational Ontology and Temporal Omnipresence.” Th.M.