HEYTHROP RELIGIOUS STUDIES CONFERENCE
KEITH WARD, JOHN COTTINGHAM, STEPHEN LAW, RICHARD HARRIES
Sat 21st Jan 2012
A day conference aimed primarily at A Level students and teachers of RS and/or philosophy, though all are welcome. Free entry.
Heythrop College, University of London, Kensington Square W8 5HN
Bookshop by Newham books. Book signings.
11.00 KEITH WARD
Life, the Universe, and Everything
Keith Ward is a Fellow of British Academy, one-time Professor of the Philosophy of Religion, King's London, Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxford, and now Professorial Research Fellow at Heythrop.
12.00 JOHN COTTINGHAM
Ethics and Religion: How They Fit Together
John Cottingham is Professorial Research Fellow at Heythrop College, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Reading University, and an Honorary Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford. He is Editor of Ratio, the international journal of analytic philosophy.”
2.00 STEPHEN LAW
The Evil God Challenge
Stephen Law is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Heythrop College, university of London, editor of THINK (journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy) and author of The Philosophy Gym (Headline) and The Philosophy Files (Orion).
3pm RICHARD HARRIES
Justice for hedgehogs: Ronald Dworkins’ ‘value holism’ in theological perspective
Richard Harries is Gresham Professor of Divinity. His latest books include Faith in Politics? Rediscovering the Christian Roots of our Political Values (DLT) and The Re-enchantment of Morality (SPCK) which was short-listed for the 2011 Michael Ramsey Prize for Theological writing.
Heythrop reserves the right to change the programme at short notice. Book here.