Alexander Garton

Alexander Garton

Research Associate – ‘Time and Eternity’

Alexander D. Garton is a metaphysician specializing in conceptions of time and eternity. His current research explores the common theme of ontological procession and return in Daoist and Platonic literature, examining the extent to which their differences stem from contrasting understandings of time and its transcendence. Alexander holds BA, MPhil and PhD degrees from the University of Cambridge. He has previously conducted research at the universities of Heidelberg and Tübingen, most recently working as a research assistant at the University of Tübingen’s department of Hermeneutics and Dialogue of Cultures between 2017 and 2018 Alexander’s recent publications include ‘Reliable Knowledge, True Freedom: The Remnant of the Analogia Temporalis in the Theology of Robert W. Jenson and its Implications for the Epistemology-Freedom Debate’ (2020), and ‘“Very truly, I tell you, before Abraham was, I am”: A Theological Treatise on the Concept of Time in John’s Gospel’ (2019).