Science and Religion 2017

All seminars Monday 16:10 to 17:30, Baillie Room, New College

Semester 2

15 Jan

Dr Mike Fuller, title tbc

22 Jan

Joanna Leidenhag, ‘The Possibility and Promise of Panpsychism for the Dialogue between Science and Religion’

29 Jan

Kate Snow, ‘Framing Nature: Does Scientific Cosmology Have a Coherent “Ultimate Question”?’

5 Feb

Dr Ron Petrick (Heriot-Watt University), title tbc

12 Feb

Dr Jamie Collin, title tbc

19 Feb

***No seminar – Flexible Learning Week

26 Feb

Dr Mikael Leidenhag, title tbc

5 Mar 

Patrick Brown, title tbc

12 Mar Charles Pickles, title tbc
19 Mar ***No seminar – MSc dissertation day
26 Mar

Bill Atkins, ‘Traditional Chinese Medicine and the immanence of God’

2 Apr Dr Mark Harris, ‘Creating a science of the flood': Science versus theology in the biblical flood narrative’


Semester 1

18 Sep 


  Dr Mark Harris, Introducing the landscape of Science and Religion for MSc students


25 Sep


  Dr Mike Fuller, Introducing the History of Science and Religion for MSc students


2 Oct


  Dr Jamie Collin, Introducing the Philosophy of Science for MSc students


9 Oct


  Dr Mikael Leidenhag, ‘Framing Christian Eschatology Through Natural Teleology? Theological Possibilities and Concerns’


16 Oct  


  Dr Mark Harris, Chapter 1 of his current book project, Naturalism, Miracles, and the                         Unity of Science


23 Oct


  Dr Mark Harris, Chapter 2


30 Oct


  Jaime Wright, ‘The Storied Mind: How Stories Relate Science, Religion, and Human Flourishing’


6 Nov


  Dr Mark Harris, Chapter 4


13 Nov 


  Dr Mark Harris, Chapter 5


20 Nov 


  Dr Michael Fuller, discussion on science-and-religion issues in Parsifal


27 Nov     


  ***No seminar*** (Divinity graduations)