Science and Religion

Discussion Group

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Joe Vukov is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy whose work focuses on philosophy of mind and neuroethics.

Michael Burns is an Assistant Professor of Biology whose research focuses on cancer and the microbiome.

What is this Group and where did it come from?

The Science and Religion discussion group was founded in 2017-2018 by Dr. Vukov with support from the Society of Christian Philosophers and the John Templeton Foundation as part of their  efforts to foster discussions of this sort. Dr. Burns, having an interested in this topic as well, joined the group and is now a co-organizer.

 

We invite students at Loyola and elsewhere as well as faculty, staff, and community members to participate in these discussions. This group has continued due to the positive responses from the participants.

Want to Join us?

The group will meet every 3-4 weeks from 6:00 - 7:30pm on Thursday evenings to discuss reading, videos, news articles, and scientific findings on topics at the interface of science and religion. We will also hear from guest speakers on a wide variety of subjects related to the interface of science and religion.

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Please contact Dr. Burns or Dr. Vukov to join the mailing list and get informed of upcoming events and background material.

Resources

12 September 2019

6:00 - 7:30pm Cuneo Hall Room 312

Evolution and Religion

03 October 2019

6:00 - 7:30pm Cuneo Hall Room 312

Extraterrestrial Life and Faith Implications

24 October 2019

6:00 - 7:30pm Cuneo Hall Room 312

The Nature of Consciousness

14 November 2019

6:00 - 7:30pm Cuneo Hall Room 312

The Science of the End of the World

CONTACT

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Joseph M. Vukov

Loyola University Chicago

Department of Philosophy

Crown Center for the Humanities

1032 W Sheridan Road

Chicago, IL 60660

email: jvukov 'at' luc 'dot' edu

Michael B. Burns

Loyola University Chicago

Department of Biology

Quinlan Life Sciences Building Room 424

1050 W Sheridan Road

Chicago, IL 60626

email: mburns16 'at' luc 'dot' edu

Support for this group has been generously provided by the Department of Philosophy and the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago

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