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September 2019

Professor Mark Johnston: "Ameliorism": Is Reality Unimprovable? (Gifford Lecture 4)5:15 pm - 6:45 pm Senate Room, King James LibraryThursday 26 September 2019

Event type: LectureAudience: All audiencesAcademic Schools and Departments: Divinity
This event has been created by: Deborah Smith das1@st-andrews.ac.ukElizabeth O'Keeffe ero4@st-andrews.ac.ukSusan Millar sem3@st-andrews.ac.ukKate Dove kad20@st-andrews.ac.uk

Event Details

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

Time

(Thursday) 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

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