Conference program

McGill-CREOR Graduate Students’ Conference 2015
25 & 26 September 2015
McGill University, Montreal

RELIGIOUS IDEAS & SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT

Friday, September 25th
Birks Chapel

Plenary Lecture ∙ 5:30 pm
Science and Religion? Reflections on a Complex Juxtaposition
Dr. Ian Stewart


Saturday, September 26th
Thomson House

9:30 – 11:30 am ∙ Session 1
Panel 1: Islamic Science and Philosophy
Panel 2: Cognition and the Study of Religion
Panel 3A: Plato
Panel 3B: Renaissance and Cambridge Platonism

11:45 am – 1:15 pm ∙ Session 2
Panel 4: Mathematics and Religious Discourse
Panel 5: Science and Religion in 20th-century French Philosophy
Panel 6: Religious Identity and the Politics of Science
Panel 7: Magic & Healing in the Ancient World and Middle Ages

2:15 – 4:15 pm ∙ Session 3
Panel 8: Nature and the Spirit
Panel 9A: Scientific Discourse in the Modern Period
Panel 9B: C.S. Peirce
Panel 10A: Death and Magic: Perspectives from the Sociology of Science
Panel 10B: Debating Science and Religion in the (Post-)Modern Age
Panel 11: Truth, Belief, and Verification

 

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