Holy Rosary Philosophy Conference 2017

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Holy Rosary Church in Portland, Oregon will host the parish’s first philosophy conference entitled “The Nature, Role and Scope of the Conscience” on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

The nature, role, and scope of the conscience is one of the most crucial and debated topics in modern thought. It encompasses everything from public policy decisions to individual life choices. Join these professional philosophers as they investigate the topic from their respective intellectual traditions in lectures designed to be accessible to a broad audience.

Edward Feser is an associate professor of philosophy at Pasadena City College in California. His books include The Last Superstition: A Refutation of the New Atheism, as well as Aquinas (A Beginner’s Guide) and Five Proofs of the Existence of God.

John Berkman is a professor of moral theology at Regis College, University of Toronto, and at the Graduate Centre for Theological Studies in the Toronto School of Theology. He publishes widely in the areas of fundamental moral theology, healthcare ethics, and theological anthropology.

Sam Rocha is an assistant professor of philosophy of education at the University of British Columbia. His books include, A Primer for Philosophy and Education, Folk Phenomenology: Education, Study, and the Human Person and Tell Them Something Beautiful: Essays and Ephemera. He has released three albums and a single of music as a performing and recording artist.

Fr. Anselm Ramelow, O.P., is the philosophy chair at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley. He has an M.A. in history from the University of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany), a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Munich, and an M.A. in theology from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley.

Please register here
No charge, although a suggested donation of $10 is welcome

Revised from a post on holyrosarypdx.org