Epistemic Value

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

CFP: Formal Perspectives on the Epistemology of Religion (Leuven, June 2009)



June 10-12 2009 @ KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium)

Co-organized by the Formal Epistemology Project, KU Leuven
and the Center for Philosophy and Religion, University of Glasgow

Conference website: http://formalphilosophy.org/fmer


The organizers of the conference invite contributions bringing
formal methodology -- decision theory, statistics, epistemic logic,
game theory, etc. -- to bear on issues in the epistemology of religion.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

- Pascalian arguments

- Cosmic and organic design arguments

- Arguments from miracles

- Problems of evil

- Religious pluralism and disagreement

Authors are invited to submit a 400-600 word abstract for a paper of
30-40 minutes reading time. The abstracts are to be submitted by e-mail,
as an attachment in a common format (preferably pdf, doc or rtf).

The submission deadline is Monday 16th of February 2009, with decisions
expected to be reached by Monday 30th of March 2009.

The language of the conference is English.

In addition to contributed papers, the program will also include the
following invited speakers:

- Paul Bartha (British Columbia)

- Branden Fitelson (Berkeley)

- Alan Hajek (ANU)

- Tim & Lydia McGrew (Western Michigan)

- Graham Oppy (Monash)

- Richard Swinburne (Oxford)

- Michael Tooley (Boulder)

Further details regarding the event will be posted in due course on the
conference website.

Please send abstracts and requests for further information to


and cc. to