The 2012 St. Thomas Summer Seminar in Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology
Recent PhDs and current graduate students are invited to apply to participate in the 2012 St. Thomas Summer Seminar in Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology, a three-week long seminar organized by Dean Zimmerman (Rutgers) and Michael Rota (University of St. Thomas). The seminar will be held at the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, Minnesota, from June 17th to July 6th, 2012. Participants will receive a stipend of $3000, as well as room and board.
Topics and speakers:
Dualism and Materialism Chris Hill (Brown)
Hud Hudson (Western Washington)
Dean Zimmerman (Rutgers)
Freedom and Foreknowledge Linda Zagzebski (Oklahoma)
David Hunt (Whittier)
The Atonement Eleonore Stump (Saint Louis University)
Michael Rea (Notre Dame)
Resurrection Timothy O’Connor (Indiana)
Pascal’s Wager Thomas Kelly (Princeton)
Michael Rota (St. Thomas)
Neuroscience and Philosophy Hans Halvorson (Princeton)
Jeffrey Schwartz (UCLA School of Medicine)
The deadline for receipt of applications is December 1, 2011.
For more information, including information on how to apply, go to
This seminar program is funded by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation.
Notes on Morriston’s “ Creation Ex Nihilo and the Big Bang ”, Philo 5:1 (2002), pp. 23-33. 0. Introduction (fill in later) 1. ...
0. Introduction 0.1 Mackie argues that the problem of evil proves that either no god exists, or at least that the god of Orthodox Judaism, ...
Notes on Swinburne’s “Why God Allows Evil” 1. The kinds of goods a theistic god would provide: deeper goods than just “thrills of pleasure ...
"...[O]ne can have a system of beliefs that is similar to those which Plantinga describes, involving massive misconceptions which are p...