Conference: Free Will and Divine Action

From Daniel Hill (Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Liverpool):


Academic conference *Free Will and Miracles*


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While at our 2017 conference  we investigated claims that miracles or human free actions are impossible or incompatible with the laws of nature, this conference will investigate the nature of human free actions and of divine actions. In which respects would free human actions be similar to divine interventions, and how would they be dissimilar? In which sense does human freedom have degrees, and in which sense would God be perfectly free? Is the existence of free human actions (of some kind) incompatible with atheism? What would constitute reasons for believing in free will of a certain kind? What would constitute reasons for believing in a divine intervention? What is the prior probability of a divine intervention? Is the existence of probabilistic laws of nature/processes necessary for free will or necessary for divine interventions? What possible kinds of divine action are there? What kinds of possible free human actions are there?

Date: 21.-23. August 2019, location: Munich, Germany.
Registration required, please send an email to rnolte@iap.li.

Speakers include:

All talks and responses will be in English.
Conference fee: 60 €.
Some scholarships of 300 € are available. Apply at rnolte@iap.li
We recommend staying at the location of the conference, Schloss Fürstenried.

Further information: http://iap.li/event/tagung2019-en/

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