Category: Philosophy

CFP: New York City Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy

CALL FOR PAPERS 4th Annual New York City Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus March 22-23, 2014   Invited Speakers: Martha Bolton (Rutgers) Michael Della Rocca (Yale) Gary Hatfield (University of Pennsylvania)   The aim of this workshop is to foster exchange and collaboration among scholars, students, and anyone with an interest in Early Modern […]

Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy 2013-2014 Annual Program

For a PDF version of the program, please use this link: http://college.holycross.edu/faculty/aborghin/BACAP_brochure_13_14.pdf Fall 2013   September 19, 2013 at Boston College Cristina Ionescu, Philosophy, The Catholic University of America “The Place of Pleasure and Knowledge in the Fourfold Articulation of Reality in Plato’s Philebus” Lecture Location: Faculty Dining Room, McElroy Commons Commentator: Marina McCoy, Boston College Seminar Topic: “The […]

An open email to Dr. Dawkins

Dear Dr. Dawkins, You don’t know me. There’s no particular reason why you would, at least not yet, but I’m a philosopher and theologian who has followed your career from a distance for several years. Like many people I know I’ve often thought of writing something in response to your anti-religious views but today I […]

CFP: The Soul

  St Anne’s College, University of Oxford 28 June – 1 July 2013 Conference Précis: Ever since Descartes, the soul understood as immediate mental consciousness has tended to stand as a last bastion securing religious belief against naturalistic reduction. But today that bastion is under assault from the ‘new atheists’. However, the bastion is proving […]

CFP: Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800 (York, 21-22June 2013)

Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800 The University of York 21-22 June 2013 Confirmed keynote addresses from: Nicky Hallett (University of Sheffield), Matthew Milner (McGill University), & Chris Woolgar (University of Southampton) Religion has always been characterised as much by embodied experience as by abstract theological dispute. From the sounds of the adhān (the […]