Science, Theism, and a Contemporary Teleological Argument for the Existence of GodGraeme McLean (Charles Sturt University)
TBA; prob. Treacy Boardroom
278 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne 3002
This seminar explores how some basic findings of modern physics and some contemporary work in analytic philosophy of religion can be brought together in the construction of an interesting and accessible teleological argument for the existence of God.
Dr Graeme McLean is Senior Lecturer and Philosophy Coordinator in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga. He is a graduate of Monash and Oxford universities, and from 1990 to 2004 he was a member of the Department of Philosophy of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He teaches especially in Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, and Applied Ethics. He has a longstanding interest in the philosophical connections between science and Christianity.
Public Transport: Trams: 109 (to Box Hill), 12 (to Victoria Gardens): Tram, stop 13 (Landsdowne St. ACU).
Buses: From City: 302, 303, 304, 305, 309, 318, 350, 905, 906, 907, 908. Stop: ACU.
Nearest Train Station: Parliament Station. Exit Macarthur St, go north until Victoria Parade, Turn right, 400 metres (CTC building corner of Victoria Parade and Eades St, - the Southern Side of Vic Parade, located across from what was until very recently - the Dallas Brooks Hall).
Parking along Vic Parade and at the ACU (on Young St).
The Treacy boardroom is on the ground floor, very close to the reception desk of the Thomas Carr Centre, which is the campus building at 278 Victoria Pde. There is a wheelchair-friendly toilet/bathroom on the same ground floor a short distance from the boardroom.
November 30, 2018, 9:00am +10:00
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