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31.03.2018 10:18 Alter: 22 days

Philosophy of Religions


Conference Announcement

Theme: Philosophy of Religions
Subtitle: Cross-Cultural, Multi-Religious Approaches
Type: International Conference
Institution: School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science,
University of Leeds
Location: Leeds (United Kingdom)
Date: 3.–4.7.2018



A conference exemplifying and promoting expansive innovations in the
philosophical study of religion in a pluralistic world

Attendance is free but places are limited, so advance booking is
essential. To book a place or request further information, please
contact the conference organiser Dr Mikel Burley:
m.m.burley@leeds.ac.uk

Confirmed speakers and provisional titles of papers:

Arif Ahmed (University of Cambridge, UK) - Cross-Cultural Philosophy
of Religion: A Critical Perspective

Richard Amesbury (Clemson University, USA) - ‘Religion’ and
Secularity in the Philosophy of Religion

Mikel Burley (University of Leeds, UK) - Expanding the Philosophy of
Religion: Beyond the Rationality of Theism

David Cheetham (University of Birmingham, UK) - Philosophy of
Religion and ‘Presence’: A New Space for Multi-Faith Thinking

Jessica Frazier (University of Oxford, UK) - Knowledge and Selfhood
in Hindu Traditions

Victoria Harrison (University of Macau, China) - The Promises and
Perils of Global Philosophy of Religions

Ian James Kidd (University of Nottingham, UK) - The Religious Sense
and the Religious Life

Timothy Knepper (Drake University, USA) - Enacting the Ends of
Philosophy of Religion: Global, Critical, Comparative, and Lived
Approaches

Kevin Schilbrack (Appalachian State University, USA) - The Ethics of
Religious Diversity

Tasia Scrutton (University of Leeds, UK) - Can Only a Suffering God
Help? Towards a Contextual and Pragmatic Approach to Philosophy of
Religion

Venue:

Baines Wing Seminar Room G.36
University of Leeds 
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK


Contact:

Dr Mikel Burley, Associate Professor
School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT
United Kingdom
Email: m.m.burley@leeds.ac.uk