We invite submissions of contributed papers on general topics related to the theme CONCEPTS OF GOD: CONSISTENCY, INCONSISTENCY AND PARACONSISTENCY ISSUES including, but not restricted to:
Abstracts must have a maximum of 3000 characters and be written in English. They must be submitted by June 17, 2023, through the workshop site (http://4wocolor.pl/#submission) or the e-mail email@example.com. Notification of acceptance will be released on June 25, 2023. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the congress.
Keynote Speaker: Richard Swinburne (University of Oxford, UK)
Publications: Accepted abstracts will be published in the congress proceedings, which will be available during the congress. After the conference authors will be invited to submit complete papers, which will be peer-reviewed and published in a special issue of Logica Universalis (https://www.springer.com/journal/11787).
Organizational Committee: Ricardo Sousa Silvestre, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil (chair); Abbas Ahsan, University of Birmingham, UK; Daniel Molto, University of Sussex, UK; Alan Herbert, Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, UK.
Chairing: Ricardo Silvestre
|09:00-09:45 –||KEYNOTE: How to Determine the Metaphysical Modality of Theological Propositions|
|10:00-10:30 –||Antinomy of divine essence? Essence, energies, and the metaphysics of powers|
|10:30-11:00 –||Standard Identity and Relative Identity in the Context of the Institution of the Eucharist|
|11:00-11:15 –||Coffe break|
|11:15-11:45 –||Mackie and Plantinga on the compatibility between the existence of God and Evil|
|11:45-12:15 –||The Problem of not being God: Acceptance and the Status of Moral Reasons|
|12:15-12:45 –||Incompatible and Incomparable Perfections: Toward a New Argument Against Perfect Being Theism|
Chairing: Chris Rahlwes
|09:45-10:15 –||Negative theology as a logical possibility|
|10:15-10:45 –||Descartes on the Ground of Necessity|
|10:45-11:15 –||Goodness and a Mormon God|
|11:15-11:30 –||Coffe break|
|11:30-12:00 –||Gregory of Nyssa's Solution to the Logical Problem of the Trinity|
|12:00-12:30 –||The Contradictory God and the Bhedābheda Vedānta Tradition|
Chairing: Susana Gómez Gutiérrez
|14:30-15:00 –||A Formal Reconstruction of Ibn Sina's Proof of the Sincere|
|15:00-15:30 –||Dialethic mysteries and the doctrine of the Trinity|
|15:30-16:00 –||Denial and (In)consistency in Apophatic Traditions|
|16:00-16:15 –||Coffe break|
|16:15-16:45 –||On the Mortality of the Gods and the Immortality of Humans|
University of Oxford
The Consistency of the Concept of God
Saint Louis University
Paradox and Human Flourishing: the Special Case in Ecclesiastes
University of Bucharest
University of Leeds,
University of Southern California
Logic and Religion
Logic, Experience and Awakening: Continuities in Buddhist Thought and Pesctice
Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
How to Merge the Anselmian and Cartesian Ontological Arguments. New Formalized Synthesis
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, President of the Schopenhauer Society
Is knowledge made of a harder material than faith? Mythos and Logos in Schopenhauer
University of Bern
About Kant's Unique Possible
Foundation of a Demonstration
of the Existence of God
Orthodox Academy of Crete
Face-to-Face: Exploring a Path of Reconciliation Inside the Nature
The institutional organizer of 4th World Congress on Logic and Religion is the Logic and Religion Association.
The supporting co-organizer of this event is Ian Ramsey Centre (Oxford University).
The programme of the congress is available here: 4WOCOLOR Programme
The Congress consists of 8 thematic workshops and a general session. Every day (except Sunday) the meetings start at 9.00 a.m. (local time).
The conference will be held in the Hotel Palace (hotelpalacesinaia.ro), one of the most famous hotels in Sinaia, Romania.
The sessions will take place in the conference halls.
Every contributing speaker will have 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Please prepare your presentations in a communicative way.
Learn about visas here: https://www.mae.ro/en/node/2035
Apply for e-visa: https://eviza.mae.ro
To organize your trip from the airport to Sinaia and back, send your dates of arrival and departure, name of the airport and flight number and where you are coming from to Daniel Molto: D.Molto@sussex.ac.uk
WoCoLoR 4 will take place at the Palace Hotel in Sinaia, Romania https://hotelpalacesinaia.ro/
This is where the lectures will be presented and where keynote speakers and organisers will stay.
We encourage contributing speakers also to stay in this classy hotel. The special price for the event is 90 EUR for a single room, 96 EUR for a double room, in both cases with breakfast included.
To book your room write to Elisa Nicolaescu: firstname.lastname@example.org putting in the subject line of your email: WoCoLoR4 - Contributing Speaker; in the body of the email specify in particular your dates of departure and arrival.
The event will start Sept 3 and will end Sept 8 in the evening. We therefore recommand arrival on Sept 3 and departure on Sept 9. The Palace Hotel is securing 80 rooms for contributing speakers until July 20. The rooms will be attributed on the first come first served basis.
The weather in Sinaia can be really cold even at the beginning of September. Please bring some warm clothing.
3 Krakowskie Przedmiescie Str, 00-927 Warsaw, Poland