MA (Cantab), MAR (Yale), DPhil, PGCE (Oxon)
Lecturer in Theology, Jesus College; Departmental Lecturer in Christian Ethics, Faculty of Theology and Religion

Academic Background

Dafydd Mills Daniel read for a BA in Theology and Religious Studies at Peterhouse, Cambridge, before completing a Masters in Philosophical Theology and Philosophy of Religion at Yale, where he was a Marquand Scholar. After completing doctoral research in theological and philosophical ethics at Oxford, he undertook a PGCE in Religious Education, also at Oxford.

Undergraduate Teaching

Christian Moral Reasoning

Postgraduate Teaching

Christian Ethics

Research Interests

Conscience and casuistry; intuitionism and the analogy between mathematics and morals; moral theology and moral philosophy in early modern British thought; practical reason in Aquinas and 'new natural law’; Kant’s Christian ethics; virtue ethics and character education.



Briefly: 25 Great Philosophers, From Plato to Sartre (London, SCM Press, 2011)

SCM Ethics and Moral Philosophy (London, SCM Press, 2009)

Briefly: Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil (London, SCM Press, 2007)


Subject notes for courses taught at Jesus College: Philosophy and Theology