The 2010 St. Thomas Summer Seminar in Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology
Dean Zimmerman (Rutgers)
Michael Rota (University of St. Thomas)
Recent PhDs and current graduate students in philosophy, theology, or religious studies are invited to apply to participate in the 2010 St. Thomas Summer Seminar in Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology. Twenty participants will be selected; each will receive a stipend of $2,800 and will be provided with accommodations and meals for the duration of the seminar. (Regrettably, funding for travel costs cannot be provided.)
Seminar Dates: June 15 - July 2, 2010
Location: University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Topics and Speakers
The epistemology of religious belief Alvin Plantinga (Notre Dame) and Richard Feldman (Rochester)
Science and religion Alvin Plantinga (Notre Dame) and Elliott Sober (UW-Madison)
The cosmological argument Alexander Pruss (Baylor) and Peter van Inwagen (Notre Dame)
The problem of evil Peter van Inwagen (Notre Dame) and Evan Fales (University of Iowa)
The epistemology of disagreement Roger White (M.I.T.) andThomas Kelly (Princeton)
Reductionism and the philosophy of biology Alan Love (University of Minnesota)
Writing for audiences outside the academy Peter Kreeft (Boston College)
Application Deadline: Applications must be received by December 1, 2009.
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