Science and Religion Forum "Laws of Nature, Laws of God?"

Country: United Kingdom

City: Leeds

Abstr. due: 18.07.2014

Dates: 04.09.14 — 06.09.14

Area Of Sciences: Philosophy; Law; Sociology; Cultural science;

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Organizers: Leeds Trinity University


The conference will take place at LeedsTrinity University from 4 to 6 September 2014.   The University is located to the north-west of the city in Horsforth, and is easily reachable by train.   Horsforth is on the Leeds-York railway line and the train journey from the city centre takes about 10 minutes.  The University is then a 10-15 minute walk, or short taxi ride, from Horsforth station.   The campus is fairly well provided with car-parking so there should be no difficulty for members who wish to come by car.  Accommodation will be in en suite single rooms.

The Conference is open to members and non-members of the Science and Religion Forum.

The plenary speakers will include–

Geoffrey Cantor (Leeds),

Nancy CartwrightFBA (Durham),

John Henry (Edinburgh),

Michela Massimi (Edinburgh),

Tom McLeishFRS (Durham),

Eric Priest FRSE, FRS (St Andrews)

Jonathan Topham (Leeds). 

Professor Nancy Cartwright will be giving the Gowland Lecture which will be entitled 'How could laws make things happen?'.

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