Philosophy of Afterlife Workshop

February 23, 2018
School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham

Gisbert Kapp Building, Room N334
University of Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT
United Kingdom

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University of Leeds
Saint Louis University
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München

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University of Birmingham

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Professor Yujin Nagasawa at the University of Birmingham and Dr. Benjamin Matheson at Stockholm University have recently edited Palgrave Handbook of the Afterlife, which provides a sophisticated, scholarly overview of the most advanced thought regarding the idea of life after death. The Philosophy of Afterlife Workshop will launch the book with three of the contributors, who will present their research on the philosophy of afterlife.
Location: Gisbert Kapp Building, Room N334 (Building G8 on the campus map: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Documents/university/edgbaston-campus-map.pdf)

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1.00 – 2.10: Helen De Cruz (Oxford Brookes University), ‘What do Philosophers Think about the Afterlife?: An Empirical Study’

2.10 – 2.20: Break

2.20 – 3.30: Ben Matheson (Stockholm University), ‘The Problem of Blameworthiness in Heaven’

3.30 – 3.50: Refreshments

3.50 – 5.00: Mikel Burley (University of Leeds), ‘Rebirth/Reincarnation as a Topic for Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion 

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