The 2010 St. Thomas Summer Seminar in Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology

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Recent PhDs and current graduate students are invited to apply to participate in the 2010 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 15th to July 2nd, 2010.

Topics and speakers:

  • The epistemology of religious belief: Alvin Plantinga (Notre Dame) and Richard Feldman (Rochester)
  • Science and religion: Alvin Plantinga and Elliott Sober (UW-Madison)
  • The cosmological argument: Alexander Pruss (Baylor) and Peter van Inwagen (Notre Dame)
  • The problem of evil: Peter van Inwagen and Evan Fales (University of Iowa)
  • The epistemology of disagreement: Roger White (M.I.T.) and Thomas Kelly (Princeton)
  • Reductionism and the philosophy of biology: Alan Love (University of Minnesota)
  • Writing for audiences outside the academy: Peter Kreeft (Boston College)

Participants will receive a stipend of $2800, as well as room and board. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 1, 2009.

For more information, including information on how to apply, go to http://www.stthomas.edu/philosophy/templeton/project.html

This seminar program is funded by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation.