Teaching Philosophy: Promise or Peril?

September 12, 2011 § Leave a comment

Join us for our second annual symposium as we consider the question “Teaching Philosophy: Promise or Peril?”.

Dates: November 17-18, 2011

Location: San Francisco, CA (Eucharist Commons, 285 Main Street)

Keynote address: Bruce Benson (Wheaton College).

November 17, 2011
9:00am – Welcome and Prayer
9:30-11:00am – Session 1

-Abigail Doukhan  (Queens College, CUNY)
-Tennyson Samraj (Canadian University College)

11:00-12:30pm – Session 2

-Aleksandar S. Santrac (University of the Southern Caribbean)
-Hans Gutierrez (Italian Adventist College)

12:30pm – Lunch

2:00-3:30pm – Session 3

-Zane Yi (Fordham University, Ph.D. candidate)
-Gonzalo Pita (Florida Institute of Technology, Ph.D. candidate)

4:00-5:30pm – Session 4

-Richard Rice (Loma Linda University)
-Shawna Vhymeister (Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies)

6:30pm – Dinner followed by casual after dinner discussion of papers

November 18, 2011
8:30-10:00am – Session 5

-Jim Londis (Kettering College of Medical Arts)
-Gary Land/Gary Wood (Andrews University)
-Ben McArthur (Southwestern Adventist University)

10:15-11:45pm – Panel Session – Where do we go from here?
12:00pm – Lunch
1:30pm – Keynote address – “Christian Philosophy as a Way of Life”

-Bruce Benson (Wheaton College)*

3:30pm – Business meeting*

*Meeting will take place at Moscone Center West, Room #2009.

Registration: Please register by e-mailing adventistphilosophy@gmail.com. The registration fee is $50 for non-society members and $25 for members. (The fee is waived for conference presenters and those who have already made a contribution to the organization of the conference.)

Accommodations: Conference participants are responsible for their own meals, lodging and transportation. For more information about possible options, click here.

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