The LOGIC & RELIGION

WEBINAR

Join the LOGIC & RELIGION WEBINAR !

The Logic and Religion Webinar is a World Seminar Series connected to the Logic and Religion Association (LARA). It is an open platform for all scholars interested in the relationship between logic and religion, reason and faith, rational inquiry and divine revelation.

The sessions take place on Thursdays at 4pm CEST (click here to convert to your timezone). They are held via Zoom and are free to attend.

 

Please register in advance!

Video recordings of the seminars are uploaded on the Logic and Religion YouTube channel.

Each webinar session is chaired by a scholar involved in LARA’s projects and features one or more speakers on a topic related to logic and religion. Sessions begin with a brief presentation by the chair, followed by a talk by the speaker(s) (approximately 40 min) and then a discussion (approximately 40 min).

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Richard Swinburne

University of Oxford (UK)

ARE WE BODIES OR SOULS?

August 19, 2021, 4pm CEST

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Speaker: Richard Swinburne (University of Oxford, UK)

ChairDragana Jagušić (University of Rijeka, Croatia)

Are we our bodies? Or are we something beyond them, a metaphysical soul that is different from the body and that survives its death? In our next webinar, Richard Swinburne will deal with these issues as addressed in his most recent book: Are we Bodies or Souls? (OUP, 2019). More specifically, he will present the argument for the existence of the soul contained in chapter 3 and section A of chapter 4 of his book, which is basically the same as the argument contained in his article "Our souls make who we are" (Think, 57 : 53 -67, 2021).

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WEBINAR SCHEDULE

Title


Why Logic and Religion?

     

Are we Bodies or Souls?

     

God, Contradiction and Paraconsistency

Is Scientism the New Universal Church?

What are the Arguments for Atheism?

Logic and the Concept of God

The Logical Dimension of Hinduism

The Logic of Paradise

The Christian Love

Date


July 22, 2021

 

August 19, 2021

September 16, 2021

October 14, 2021

November 18, 2021

December 16, 2021

January 13, 2022

February 10, 2022

March 17, 2022 

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WHY LOGIC AND RELIGION?

July 22, 2021, 4pm CEST

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What contribution can logic as an academic field provide to the philosophical reflection on God and religion? Could this contribution extend to other dimensions of the study of religion, such as the sociology and anthropology of religion? Can logic contribute to bringing religion closer to rationality? On the other hand, in what sense can religion bring new insights to the study and development of logic? Can we talk about Logic and Religion as a new field of research? If so, what is peculiar about this field that differentiates it from other areas of research, both in terms of methodology and object

of study?  Is it a multidisciplinary,  interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary research field? These are some of the questions that will be addressed in this opening session of the Logic and Religion Webinar. It will be facilitated by members of the LARA Boards and will have the participation of many of the academics who have been involved in LARA's conferences and publications. We hope to have a lively and exciting discussion.

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