The Rutgers Center for Philosophy of Religion hosts several events throughout the year, including the annual Sanders Lecture as well as other lectures by distinguished visiting professors.
Videos are available of the following recent 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 given by Luke Barnes (an astrophysicist from the University of Sydney).
Watch a video of the talk (YouTube)
- 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). 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.
Watch a video of the discussion (YouTube)
- SANDERS LECTURE: NICHOLAS WOLTERSTORFF
March 9, 2017 at 3pm
Philosophy Dept Seminar Room, 106 Somerset St, 5th Floor
This year's Sanders Lecture was given by Nicholas Wolterstorff on the topic of "Repetition and Reenactment in Liturgy."
Watch a video of the lecture (Vimeo)