Are there limits to science?

31st August - 2nd September 2016 | Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham

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Fiona Ellis

'God, naturalism, and the limits of science'

Fiona is Reader in philosophy at Heythrop College, London, and Director of the Centre for Philosophy of Religion. 

Fiona's book God, Value, and Nature was published by OUP in 2014 and will be out in paperback in November. She is also editing a collection for OUP called New Models of Religious Understanding which is the product of a project she directed which was funded by the Templeton Foundation and Fordham University's Varieties of Understanding Project. She also works on the philosophy of love and desire and from September has a Non-Residential Fellowship awarded by the University of Notre Dame as part of their Experience Project. She will co-direct a project called Religious Experience and Desire (along with John Cottingham and Clare Carlisle).
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Mikael Leidenhag

The Many Faces of Naturalism - reflecting on the current status of philosophical naturalism in the dialogue between theology and science
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Neil Messer

What should Christian theology (not) learn from science? The case of the human brain
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Sarah Lane Ritchie

An Elephant in the Room: Divine Action, Naturalism(s), and Why the Causal Joint is Still Worth Talking About
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Donovan Schaefer

The Wild Experiment: Feeling, Secularism, and the Limits of Science
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Neil Spurway

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Christopher Southgate

The Limits of Science: A Poet’s Perspective
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31st Aug to 2nd Sep

Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham

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