updated April 18, 2000

In conjunction with the Canadian Philosophical Association
and the Conference of the Social Sciences and the Humanities
to be held at
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

May 27, 2000

Speakers/ programme:

Morning Session - Room TB 81[Tory Building]
9:00 - 10:00
S: Joel From  (Briarcrest) "The Moral Economy of Nineteenth-Century Evangelical
C: Daryll Pullman (Memorial)
P: William Sweet (St Francis Xavier)

10:15 - 11.15
S: Daryl Pullman (Memorial University) "Universalism, Particularism and the
Ethics of Dignity: Outline of a Christian Perspective."
C: Wayne Fenske (Okanagan U. College)
P: Louis Groarke (Trent)

11:30 - 12:30
S: Hugo Meynell (University of Calgary): "Two ends of practical reason"
C: Jim Gerrie (University of Guelph)
P: Richard Davis (Tyndale)

Afternoon session (14h00 - 16h30): Room TB 87 [Tory Building]
Book symposium [co-sponsored with the Canadian Philosophical Association, and with the support of Concordia University College, Edmonton] The CSCP wishes to express its gratitude to Concordia University College of Alberta (and especially to Jonathan Strand and Gary Colwell) for their gracious support in sponsoring Plantinga's visit.

Alvin Plantinga (University of Notre Dame)
will participate in a symposium on his latest book, Warranted Christian Belief (Oxford, 2000).

Other symposiasts will include Richard Davis (Tyndale College, Toronto), J.J. MacIntosh (Univ. of Calgary), Jill LeBlanc (McMaster University), and Will Sweet (St Francis Xavier University)

Other items of interest:

Professor Plantinga will present a talk to the CPA on Friday the 26th at 3.15 pm in TB 95.


There will be a dinner in the early evening, Saturday, May 27, 2000, co-sponsored with Concordia University College (Edmonton), at which Alvin Plantinga will be a guest speaker.

The title of Professor Plantinga's talk will be "Science and Religion:  Conflict or Concord?"

To be held
at Robert Tegler Student Centre
Concordia University College of Alberta
7128 Ada Boulevard
Edmonton, Alberta  T5B 4E4

6:00 pm - arrive, refreshments, chat
6:30 pm - dinner
7:45 pm - Plantinga's banquet address:
                 "Science and Religion:  Conflict or Concord?"

Concordia is a 15-20 minute drive from the U of A. There will be a van/bus pick-up in parking lot N beside the Humanities Centre at 5:30 pm sharp on May 27.  There will be a Concordia sign on or near the van/bus for easy identification.  The bus will bring
people back to the U of A parking lot after the banquet is over.

For further information, please contact:

Professor William Sweet,
Department of Philosophy, St Francis Xavier University,
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5;
fax 902-867-3243; tel 902-867-2341; Internet: wsweet@stfx.ca