Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Teleology: Philosophy, Religion and Medicine

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Who this event is for

  • Everyone

Location

Boardroom, B, Harcourt Hill Campus

Details

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

Programme
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