Westmont College hosts the

2012 Society of Philosophers Mountain-Pacific Regional Conference

January 13-14th, 2012

Winter Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philosophy among the Disciplines

All sessions will be held in Winter Hall.

13 January 2012

2:00-3:30

Registration

Winter Hall rotunda

Room

3:30-4:40

Concurrent Session 1

H. E. Baber, "Theology and Theater: Parties, Performances and Perfect Fakes"

WH 210

Justin McBrayer, “Evaluating Counterpart and Appreciation Theodicies”

WH 206

David Diener , “Authority and Disobedience in Kierkegaard’s Critique of the Modern Approach to Religion”

WH 216

4:45-5:55

Concurrent Session 2

Ben Arbour, "Not Just a Handmaiden: The Necessity of Philosophy for Doing Theology Well"

WH 210

Daniel Johnson, “Libertarianism Entails Pelagianism”

WH 206

Christopher ┬áKyle and Stephen Contakes, “Nineteenth Century Epistemology of Science in Defense of Religious Knowledge? The Natural Theology of Josiah Parsons Cooke Jr.”

WH 216

6:00-8:00

Dinner (on your own)

8:00-9:30

Plenary Session 1

Eleonore Stump, "Boundaries, Natural or Imposed: The Relation between Philosophy and Theology"

WH 210

 

14 January 2012

8:45-9:15

Coffee and Tea

9:15-10:25

Concurrent Session 3

Room

Todd R. Long, "Moral Responsibility, Information Manipulation, and Divine Justice"

WH 210

Dennis Potter, “Exclusivism, Contradiction and Heterodoxy”

WH 206

Alexander Arnold, "Knowledge First and Ockhamism"

WH 216

10:30-2:00

Plenary Session 2

C. Stephen Evans, “Is There a Role for Faith-Commitments in Scientific Psychology? Philosophy as a Bridge Between Psychology and Religion”

WH 210

12:00-2:00

Lunch (in the Dining Commons)

2:00-3:10

Concurrent Session 4

Helen De Cruz and Johan De Smedt, “Proper Basicality in Reformed and Evolutionary Epistemology and the Notion of Sin”

WH 210

Caleb Cohoe, “Causality and Ontological Dependence: Why Aquinas Rejects Infinite, Essentially Ordered, Causal Series”

WH 206

Michael Robinson, “Divine Image, Human Dignity and Human Potentiality”

WH 216

3:15-4:25

Concurrent Session 5

Jimmy Licon, “But Theists Do It Too: A Response to Plantinga”

WH 210

Amy Seymour, “The Advantages of All-Falsism”

WH 206

4:30-6:00

Plenary Session 3

Michael Murray and Jeffrey Schloss, “What Would an Evolutionary Account of Religion Look Like?”

WH 210

6:30-8:30

Banquet

Founder’s Room (adjacent to the Dining Commons)

For PDF schedule, please click here.