Dr. Angus Menuge


Angus J. L. Menuge is married to Vicki (since 1988) and has two sons, Aidan and Corin.  He is an avid runner and enjoys hiking and travel.  Angus is Chair of the Philosophy Department, and Co-Chair of the Classical Education program at Concordia University Wisconsin.  He was raised in England, and became an American citizen in 2005. He holds a BA (Honors, First Class) in philosophy from Warwick University, and the MA and PhD in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He earned the Diploma in Christian Apologetics from the International Academy in Apologetics, Evangelism, and Human Rights in Strasbourg through a book-length critique of materialism in the philosophy of mind.  This became the book, Agents Under Fire (Rowman and Littlefield, 2004).  Angus has written many peer-reviewed and popular articles on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of law, the foundation of ethics, philosophy of science, Christian apologetics, Lutheran education, and Lutheran philosophy.  He is editor of C. S. Lewis: Lightbearer in the Shadowlands (Crossway, 1997), Christ and Culture in Dialogue (Concordia Academic Press, 1999), Reading God’s World (Concordia Publishing House, 2004), Legitimizing Human Rights (Ashgate, 2013; Routledge, 2016), and Religious Liberty and the Law (Routledge, 2017).  He is co-editor with Joel Heck of Learning at the Foot of the Cross: A Lutheran Vision for Education (Concordia University Press, 2011), with Jonathan J. Loose and J. P. Moreland of The Blackwell Companion to Substance Dualism (Blackwell, 2018) and, with Barry W. Bussey, of The Inherence of Human Dignity, volume I and II (Anthem Press, 2021).  Angus wrote the CPH bible studies Science and the SaviorAslan’s World, and Christian Vocation (for the Lutheran Difference series).  Angus has presented at many national and international conferences, including the Evangelical Philosophical Society, the European Leadership Forum, the Consortium for Classical and Lutheran Education, and the World Congress of Philosophy of Law.  He is currently working with Barry Bussey on a new book on rights of conscience, and is part of a major interdisciplinary book project on the mind and the brain, featuring philosophers, psychologists, neuroscientists, information theorists and computer scientists. Angus is past president of the Evangelical Philosophical Society (2012-2018).