2020 Zoom Conference Program and Registration

November 5, 2020 § Leave a comment

Join us for our eleventh annual gathering. We will be exploring the philosophy of science.

**To register and receive the Zoom links for the conference, access: www.eventbrite.com/e/society-of-adventist-philosophers-2020-conference-tickets-126308631517

Date: November 19, 2020
Location: Online, via Zoom.
James J. Londis & Family lectures: Roy Benton (Walla Walla University) and Philip Clayton (Claremont School of Theology).


9:00-9:10 (PT)- Introductory remarks by Roy Benton

9:15 – 10:45 (PT)- Religious and Scientific Knowing

“The Hermeneutic of Suspicion in Paul Feyerabend’s Against Method: Towards a Complimentary Religious and Scientific Epistemology”

– Loren Klim, La Sierra University

“The Darwin of His Day: Aristotle, Galileo and the Ironic Repetition of History”

– Clifford Goldstein, General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists

“The Theopolitics of Adventist Apocalypticism”

– Ron Osborn, La Sierra University

12:30 -2:00 (PT)-Keynote Speeches

“We Shouldn’t Expect to Prove Intelligent Design within Science”

– Roy Benton, Walla Walla University

“A Philosophy of Science Argument for the Diversity of Explanation (and why this is both good news and bad news for theists)”

– Philip Clayton, Claremont School of Theology

2:30 – 4:00pm (PT)- Theology, Science, and Postmodernism

“Back to the Future? Adventism and the Philosophies of Science”

– Zane Yi, Loma Linda University

“An Open Stance: Re-framing Philosophy of Science”

– John Webster, La Sierra University

“Sketching the Philosophical Search for Theology’s Proper Role in Advancing Scientific Knowledge: On Disciplinary Hierarchy & Discourse Ethic in the Science-Philosophy-Theology Dialogue”

– Maury Jackson, La Sierra University

4:15- 5:00 (PT)- Post-Conference Hangout

Registration:  We have waived all registration fees and membership fees, though we appreciate any donations to the Society.

*Although we have waived all registration fees, EventBrite charges a small fee ($1).

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