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September 2019

Professor Mark Johnston: Why Reject Reductive Naturalism? (Gifford Lecture 1)5:15 pm - 6:45 pm Parliament HallTuesday 17 September 2019

Event type: AcademicLectureAudience: 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
Professor Mark Johnston: Why Reject Reductive Naturalism? (Gifford Lecture 1)

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 Johnston will give five the 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

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

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