Newman, Jay 1948-
NEWMAN, Jay 1948-
PERSONAL: Born February 28, 1948, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Louis and Kate (Rothbaum) Newman. Education: Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1968; Brown University, M.A., 1969; York University, Ph.D., 1971. Religion: Jewish.
ADDRESSES: Home—313-19 Woodlawn Rd. E., Guelph, Ontario N1H 7B1, Canada. Office—Department of Philosophy, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada; fax: 519-837-8634.
CAREER: University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, lecturer, 1971-72, assistant professor, 1972-77, associate professor, 1977-82, professor of philosophy, 1982—. University of Birmingham, honorary research fellow, 1981; University of Calgary, visiting research fellow at Calgary Institute for the Humanities, 1988-89; Polytechnic University of New York, visiting professor, 1995; University of Victoria, visiting research fellow at Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, 1996; Ryerson University, visiting professor, 2002. Committee for the Brooklyn Core, member, 1997; Committee for the City University of New York Future, member, 1998-99; Canadian Statistical Assessment Service, member of board of advisors, 2002—.
MEMBER: Royal Society of Canada (fellow), Canadian Theological Society (vice president, 1989-90; president, 1990-91), American Catholic Philosophical Association (life member), R. G. Collingwood Society (life member), Gilbert & Sullivan Society, Phi Beta Kappa.
AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1981—; Distinguished Alumnus Award of Honor, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 1988; President's Distinguished Professor Award, University of Guelph, 2001.
Foundations of Religious Tolerance, University of
Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1982. The Mental Philosophy of John Henry Newman, Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), 1986.
Fanatics and Hypocrites, Prometheus (Buffalo, NY),
The Journalist in Plato's Cave, Fairleigh Dickinson
University Press (Rutherford, NJ), 1989. Competition in Religious Life, Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), 1989.
On Religious Freedom, University of Ottawa Press
(Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), 1991.
Religion vs. Television: Competitors in Cultural Context, Praeger (Westport, CT), 1996.
Religion and Technology: A Study in the Philosophy of
Culture, Praeger (Westport, CT), 1997. Inauthentic Culture and Its Philosophical Critics,
McGill-Queen's University Press (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 1997.
Biblical Religion and Family Values: A Problem in the
Philosophy of Culture, Praeger (Westport, CT), 2001.
Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Philosophy, Ethics, and Religious Studies.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Ethics, April, 1988, Mark D. Stohs, review of Fanatics and Hypocrites, p. 616; April, 1992, Richard P. Cunningham, review of The Journalist in Plato's Cave, p. 695.
Journal of Religion, October, 2002, M. Christian
Green, review of Biblical Religion and Family Values: A Problem in the Philosophy of Culture,p. 663.