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The Case For Pantheism | Philip Goff

29 June.7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Philip Goff presents the Case for Pantheism

Tuesday Talks

The Case for Pantheism

Tuesday 29th June 2021. 7.30pm until 9.00pm. £5 online via ZOOM.

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The Case of Pantheism

Pantheists believe that the qualities traditionally ascribed to a supernatural God are in fact properties of the physical universe. Here Dr Goff will defend pantheism by considering three traditional arguments for the existence of God:

1. The First Cause Argument: There must be something eternal and self-explaining in order to explain why the universe exists.
2. The Fine-Tuning Argument: There must be an intelligent designer in order to explain why the universe is fine-tuned for life.
3. The Moral Argument: There must be an ultimate source of goodness and moral objectivity in order to explain right and wrong.

Philip Goff will argue that, whilst these arguments have some force, we can address them with pantheism.

Please join us at 7.30PM on Tuesday the 29th of June via ZOOM. Purchase a ticket below via Eventbrite. Save money by purchasing a Spring Season Pass here and get access to our full Spring Season programme.

Philip Goff presents the Case for Pantheism

 

About Philip Goff, PhD

Philosopher and consciousness researcher at Durham University

 

Philip Goff is a leading philosopher and consciousness researcher at Durham University. His work is focused on how to integrate consciousness into our scientific worldview, and he defends panpsychism on the grounds that it avoids the difficulties faced by the more traditional options of physicalism and dualism. He has published an academic book on this topic – Consciousness and Fundamental Reality (Oxford University Press) – as well as a book aimed at a general audience – Galileo’s Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness (Rider in UK, Pantheon in US). Goff has published over 40 articles in academic journals, and also writes for newspapers and magazines, such as The Guardian, Aeon, the New Statesman, the Times Literary Supplement and Philosophy Now.

Website:

www.philipgoffphilosophy.com

Blog:

https://conscienceandconsciousness.com/

Follow him on Twitter

GALILEO’S ERROR

Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness

Dr Philip Goff makes the case for panpsychism, a theory which posits that consciousness is not confined to biological entities but is a fundamental feature of all physical matter—from subatomic particles to the human brain. In Galileo’s Error, he has taken the first step on a new path toward the final theory of human consciousness.

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Date:
29 June
Time:
7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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Venue

The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre
25 Palmerston Place
Edinburgh, EH12 5AP United Kingdom
Phone:
01316250700

Organiser

The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre
Phone:
0131 625 0700
Email:
info@arthurconandoylecentre.com

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