FARSI ARABIC
Tehran, 2012The Second International Conference on Contemporary Philosophy of Religion
The Second International Conference on Contemporary Philosophy of Religion

Schedule of Presentations

The schedule of Farsi presentations can be found here.


Venue: Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies

No. 4, 64th Street, Kurdestan Expressway, Tehran, Iran


January, 13, 2014, Monday


Hikmat Hall: 8:30-10


Program Title: Opening Session

Time

Speaker

Title of Lecture

8:30 - 9


9 - 9:30




9:30 - 10



Hamidreza Ayatollahy (Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Iran)



Steven T. Katz (Boston University, USA)

Reception


Divine Agency: The Most Important Presupposition of All Issues in Philosophy of Religion


Analyzing Mystical Experience


Coffee Break: 10 - 10:30


Andisheh Hall: 10:30 - 12

Chair: Amir Dastmalchian

Program Title: Philosophical Theology

Time

Speaker

Title of Lecture

10:30 – 10:50



10:50 - 11:10



11:10 – 11:30



11:30- 11:50

Mohammad Saeedimehr (Tarbiat Modares University, Iran)


Stephen Law (University of London)


Joseph Diekemper (Queen's University Belfast)


Ali Ebrahimzadeh (Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey Üniversites)

God Is Still a Person; A Reply to Plantiga’s Objection



Who is Really Being Unreasonable? Atheism vs Religious Belief


Temporality, Creation, and Divine Personhood



Avicenna's Seddigin Argument: An Evaluation by the Contemporary philosophers of religion


Lunch break: 12 - 14


Andisheh Hall: 14 - 15:30

Chair: Steven T. Katz

Program Title: Religious Epistemology - Religious experience

Time

Speaker

Title of Lecture

14 - 14:30



14:30 - 15




15 - 15:30

Amir Dastmalchian (King’s College London)



Norbert Hintersteiner (University of Münster, Germany)



Veronica Cibotaru (University Paris-Sorbonne and the Bergische University of the Wuppertal)

The Epistemology of Religious Diversity in Contemporary Philosophy of Religion


How to Encounter the Religions of the World? The Project of Comparative Theology


Sacred Text and Dialogue between Religions


Coffee Break: 15:30 - 16


Andisheh Hall: 16:00 – 17:30

Round Table





January, 14, 2014, Tuesday


Andisheh Hall: 8:30 - 10

Chair: Hamidreza Ayatollahy

Program Title: Religion and Science

Time

Speaker

Title of Lecture

8:30 - 9





9 - 9:30




9:30 - 10


Javad Taheri (Iranian Association for Philosophy of Religion)



Alireza Sayadmansour (University of Tehran, Iran)



Roohola Ramzani (Shahid Beheshti University, Iran)

Pervasiveness of Metaphor: Study of Different Types of Language Usage in Religious Language.




Considering Islam from the Perspective of Neurotheology



The Epistemological Value of God's Existence: Epistemological Pro-theism Revisited


Coffee Break: 10 - 10:30


Andisheh Hall 10:30 - 12

Chair: Mohammad Saeedimehr

Program Title: Philosophy of Religion

Time

Speaker

Title of Lecture

10:30 – 10:50



10:50 - 11:10




11:10 -11:30



11:30 -11:50

Hossein Mesbahian (University of Tehran, Iran)


Arianne Conty (American University of Sharjah)



Hadamy Mahjoub (University of Tunis)


Mazdak Rajabi (Institution for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Iran)

The Correlation between the Hermeneutics of Suspicion and Deconstruction of Religion


Homoousiosor Homoiosis: The Influence of Islam in Redefining the Christian Image in the Wake of the Iconoclastic Controversy


Necessity for dialogue between the theistic religions



Relation between Religions and Sciences: Status of Ideal Concepts in Great Religions and Modern Sciences



Lunch break: 12 – 14


Andisheh Hall: 14 - 15:30

Chair: Hamidreza Ayatollahy

Program Title: Philosophy of Religion

Time

Speaker

Title of Lecture

14 - 14:20




14:20 - 14:40



14:40 - 15:00



15:00 - 15:20

Thng Yi Ren (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)



Mohsen Feyzbakhsh (University of Tehran, Iran)


Reza Hosseini (Rhodes University, South Africa)


Hamed Ghadidri - Davood Hosseini (Tarbiat Modares University, Iran)

What is interfaith discourse? Meaningful deconstruction and eclectic reconstruction within an Averroism alethiometer’


Kuhnian Incommensurability of Paradigms and the Relation between Religion and Social Sciences


Nagel and Wittgenstein on Detachment



A Critique of King’s formalization of Anselm’s Ontological Argument



Coffee Break: 15:30 - 16



Andisheh Hall: 16:00 – 17:30

Round Table