Reader in Philosophy of Religion


Dr Jackson has previously lectured in Philosophy and Religion at various universities, including Kent, Durham, and King’s College London. He has a doctorate from the University of Kent and a PGCE from

Yes - Roy wrote all these (and more)
Yes- Roy wrote all these (and more)

Roehampton University.

He specialises in Philosophy of Religion, Nietzsche, and contemporary Islamic thought in relation to ethics, philosophy and politics and has written a number of books on Nietzsche, Plato, Philosophy of Religion, and Islam.

More recently he has published Fifty Key Figures in Islam(Routledge 2006), Nietzsche and Islam (Routledge 2007) and Mawdudi and Political Islam (Routledge 2010), and The God of Philosophy: 2nd Edition (Acumen, 2011). He is currently writing a book on Islamic Philosophy.

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