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On a regular basis, the RCPR hosts conferences and workshops on various topics in the philosophy of religion.

Upcoming Conferences

Pantheism and Panentheism

RCPR is hosting an international conference on Pantheism and Panentheism on June 7-8, 2018. The conference schedule is:

Thursday 7 June
1:30-3:30: "Concise Grammar of Pantheism"
Speaker: Yitzhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins University)
Commentators: Robert Oakes (Independent Scholar) and Thaddeus Robinson (Muhlenberg College)

3:30-4:00: Coffee break

4:00-6:00: "Kantian Gods and Wax Noses"
Speaker: Andrew Chignell (Princeton University)
Commentators: Eric Steinhart (William Paterson University) and Jeanine Diller (University of Toledo)

Friday, 8 June
10:00-12:00: "Pure form Cannot be Powerful – Even if Divine"
Speaker: Anna Marmadoro (University of Oxford)
Commentators: Andrei A. Buckareff (Marist College) and Klaas Kraay (Ryerson University)

12:00-1:00: Lunch

1:00-3:00: "Mental Qualities, Selfhood, and the Problem of God's Person"
Speaker: Sam Coleman (University of Hertfordshire)
Commentators: Yujin Nagasawa (University of Birmingham) and Meghan Sullivan (University of Notre Dame)


Past Conferences

Pax et Bonum: a workshop in honor of Marilyn McCord Adams

A workshop in honor of Marilyn McCord Adams was held at the Rutgers Philosophy Department on February 16-17, 2018. Speakers included Michael Barnwell, Wendy Boring, Robin Dembroff, Jeffrey Hause, Laurie Paul, Giorgio Pini, and Tom Ward.

Acquiring Faith

Eastern Region Conference for the Society of Christian Philosophers

The conference Acquiring Faith was held on October 20-22, 2016. Plenary speakers included Laurie Paul (UNC), Daniel Garber (Princeton), Alan Hájek (Australian National University), and Lara Buchak (Berkeley). Click here to see the conference schedule.

Religious Epistemology

The first conference held in 2014 showcased cutting edge work in religious epistemology. Speakers for the conference include Lara Buchak (Berkeley), Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern), Jon Kvanvig (Baylor), Matthew Benton (Oxford), and Charity Anderson (Baylor). A copy of the schedule is available here


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