Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Teleology: Philosophy, Religion and Medicine

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Who this event is for

  • Everyone


Boardroom, B, Harcourt Hill Campus


Workshop in collaboration with Centre for Medical Humanities, the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History, and the Oxford Hume Forum

13:30-13:45 Welcome and coffee
13:45-14:45 Bill Gibson, ‘Teleology & Religion in the Eighteenth Century’
  Dominic Welburn, ‘Teleology versus Eschatology in Modern Political Thought’
14:45-15:45 Lorenzo Greco (Oxford) & Dan O’Brien, ‘David Hume and the Sciences of Human Nature’
15:45-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:00 Marius Turda, ‘Teleology, History and Racial Fatalism’
  David Redvaldsen, ‘Charles Darwin and the Argument for Design’
17:00-18:00 Roundtable