Past event

Professor Mark Johnston: "Ameliorism": Is Reality Unimprovable? (Gifford Lecture 4)

The Gifford Lectures 2019 (September and October) present Professor Mark Johnston, Henry Putnam University Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and author of Saving God: Religion after Idolatry (2009, 2nd Ed. 2015); Surviving Death (2010, 2nd Ed. 2013); Human Beings (2019); and The Obscure Object of Hallucination (2019).

Professor Mark Johnston will give five Gifford Lectures during September and October:
17 September, Lecture 1: Why Reject Reductive Naturalism?
19 September, Lecture 2: Is Hope for Another Life Rational?
24 September, Lecture 3: Why Did the One Not Remain Within Itself?
26 September, Lecture 4: “Ameliorism”: Is Reality Unimprovable?
1 October, Lecture 5: How Did Evil Come Into the World?

Venue: Lecture 1 will be in Parliament Hall; all other lectures will be in the Senate Room