Baylor-Georgetown-Notre Dame Philosophy of Religion Conference 2013

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October 3-5, 2013 at the University of Notre Dame


Jonathan Kvanvig – Baylor University
Mark Murphy – Georgetown University
Michael C. Rea – University of Notre Dame

Thursday, October 3

2:40pm - 4:00pm   Jeffrey Speaks – University of Notre Dame
"The Greatest Possible Being"

  • Commentator: Sameer Yadav – Indiana Wesleyan University

4:10pm - 5:30pm   Jonathan Kvanvig – Baylor University
“The Idea of Faith as Trust: Lessons in NonCognitivist Approaches to Faith”

  • Commentator: Daniel Howard-Snyder – Western Washington University

Friday, October 4

9:00am - 10:20am   Paddy McShane – Georgetown University
"Faith and Moral Testimony"

  • Commentator: Lara Buchak – University of California, Berkeley

10:30am - 11:50am   Patrick Kain – Purdue University
“God, Good, and Kant”

  • Commentator: Kyla Ebels-Duggan – Northwestern University

1:20pm - 2:40pm    Pamela Sue Anderson – Oxford University
“'God' and Making Sense of Things”

  • Commentator: Christina Van Dyke – Calvin College

Saturday, October 5

10:00am – 11:20am   Roger White – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Teleological Explanations and Arguments”

  • Commentator: Elizabeth Miller – Harvard University

11:30am – 12:50pm   Jennifer Lackey – Northwestern University
“Religious Belief and the Epistemology of Testimony”

  • Commentator: Michael Bergmann – Purdue University

2:20pm – 3:40pm   Shieva Kleinschmidt – University of Southern California
“Reasoning Without the Principle of Sufficient Reason”

  • Commentator: Samuel Newlands – University of Notre Dame