Thursday, Sept 25
I. Natural Theology
6:00p-7:30p: "The Idea of Faith as Trust: Lessons in NonCognitivist Approaches to Faith"
- Main speaker: Jonathan Kvanvig, Baylor University
- Commentator: Frances Howard-Snyder, Western Washington University
- Chair: Robert Koons, University of Texas at Austin
7:45p-9:15p: "Working with Swinburne: Belief, Value, and the Religious Life"
- Main speaker: John Schellenberg, Mount Saint Vincent University
- Commentator: Trent Dougherty, Baylor University
- Chair: Kristen Irwin, Loyola University Chicago
9:15p: Reception (Purdue Memorial Union, West Faculty Lounge)
Friday, Sept 26
9:00a-10:30a: "Law, Cause, and Occasionalism"
- Main speaker: Alvin Plantinga, University of Notre Dame and Calvin College
- Commentator: Laura Ekstrom, College of William and Mary
- Chair: Ric Otte, University of California, Santa Cruz
10:45a-12:15p: "Swinburne’s Aesthetic Appeal"
- Main speaker: Hud Hudson, Western Washington University
- Commentator: Roger White, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Chair: Susan Brower-Toland, Saint Louis University
12:15p-1:45p: Lunch (on own)
1:45p-3:15p: "Simplicity and Natural Theology"
- Main Speaker: Paul Draper, Purdue University
- Commentator: Bradley Monton, University of Colorado, Boulder
- Chair: Sandra Visser, Valparaiso University
3:30p-5:00p: "Defining Omnipotence"
- Main speaker: Dean Zimmerman, Rutgers University
- Commentator: Meghan Sullivan, University of Notre Dame
- Chair: William Hasker, Huntington College
6:00p: Swinburne Celebration Banquet (Purdue Memorial Union, East and West Faculty Lounges)
- Registration and fee required
Saturday, Sept 27
II. Philosophical Theology
9:30a-11:00a: “Love and Forgiveness: Swinburne on the Atonement”
- Main speaker: Eleonore Stump, Saint Louis University
- Commentator: Michael Rea, University of Notre Dame
- Chair: Timothy O'Connor, Indiana University
11:15a-12:45p: "The Liturgical Present Tense"
- Main speaker: Nicholas Wolterstorff, Yale University
- Commentator: Jesse Couenhoven, Villanova University
- Chair: Steffi Lewis, Municipal Capital Management, LLC
12:45p-2:15p: Lunch (on own)
2:15p-3:45p: "The Rev’d Mr Bayes and the Life Everlasting"
- Main speaker: Peter van Inwagen, University of Notre Dame
- Commentator: Lara Buchak, University of California, Berkeley
- Chair: Edward Wierenga, University of Rochester
4:00p-5:30p: "What About Hylomorphism? Some Medieval And Recent Ruminations On Swinburne’s Dualism"
- Main speaker: Marilyn McCord Adams, Rutgers University and Australian Catholic University
- Commentator: Brian Leftow, Oxford University
- Chair: Alan Padgett, Luther Seminary