The Rutgers Center for Philosophy of Religion hosts several events throughout the year. The following are upcoming events:
- A FORTUNATE UNIVERSE — AN INTRODUCTION TO FINE-TUNING ARGUMENTS: A TALK BY LUKE BARNES
February 20, 2017 at 7pm
Hageman Hall, 35 Seminary Place (New Brunswick Theological Seminary)
An introduction to the scientific side of fine-tuning will be given by Luke Barnes (an astrophysicist from the University of Sydney) on February 20, 2017 at 7pm.
- ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION OF FINE-TUNING ARGUMENTS: LUKE BARNES AND OTHERS
February 21, 2017 from 1pm to 5pm
Location: Alexander Library Lecture Room
Round-Table on Design Arguments, with remarks from Luke Barnes (Sydney), Barry Loewer (Rutgers), Hans Halvorson (Princeton), and comments from Tim Maudlin (NYU) and Alex Pruss (Baylor). This will be an open-ended exchange of ideas on the prospects and problems for using the "fine-tuning of the cosmos for life" (or for something) in arguments for a designer, or for a multiverse, or for… other things. The event will take place in the large lecture hall on the top floor of the Alexander Library on College Ave.
- SANDERS LECTURE: NICHOLAS WOLTERSTORFF
March 9, 2017 at 3pm
Philosophy Dept Seminar Room, 106 Somerset St, 5th Floor
This year's Sanders Lecture will be given by Nicholas Wolterstorff on the topic of "Repetition and Reenactment in Liturgy." The lecture will be held March 9, 2017 at 3pm in the Philosophy department seminar room in the Gateway Bldg, 106 Somerset Street, 5th Floor.
- PUBLIC LECTURE: ALEXANDER PRUSS
February 21, 2017 at 7:30pm
Alex Pruss will give a lecture on the topic of God's existence on February 21 at 7:30pm.
- THOMAS JOSEPH WHITE PUBLIC LECTURE
April 20, 2017 at 7:30pm
The Thomas Joseph White public lecture on Thomistic theology will be held on April 20 at 7:30pm. This lecture is sponsored by the Rutgers University Chapter of the Thomistic Institute.