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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."

    Video Coming Soon!

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