Inaugural Conference of Polish Regional SCS Chapter in Kraków, July 1-2, 2023
July 1 at 9:30 am - July 2 at 5:00 pm
The Inaugural Conference of the Polish Regional Chapter of SCS will take place in Kraków on July 1-2.
“Faith and Science: two paths towards truth.”
FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION visit the Conference Website.
There you will also be able to apply to attend or to watch by live stream.
PARTIAL LIST of Conference Speakers and Lectures (all talks in English):
Saturday, July 1, 2023.
Stephen M. Barr (Society of Catholic Scientists), “Faith and Science in Catholic Tradition, from the Early Church to Pope St. John Paul II.”
George S. Weigel (Ethics and Public Policy Center, Official biographer of Pope St. John Paul II), “Reflections on John Paul II and Science: A Response to Stephen Barr”
Simon Conway Morris (University of Cambridge), “The Paradox of Human Uniqueness and Darwinian Continuity.”
Mariusz Tabaczek, O.P. (Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome), “Evolution and Goal-Directedness: How Darwin Re-Invented Teleology.”
Lawrence Principe (Johns Hopkins University) “Catholicism and the Sciences in the Premodern Period.”
Sunday, July 2, 2023
Fr. Piotr Roszak (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń), “Theological explanation: redundant or indispensable? On modern science, reductionism and conjunctive interpretation”
Aaron Schurger (Institute for Interdisciplinary Brain and Behavioral Sciences, Chapman University), “The neuroscience of volition and its relevance to free will.”
Krzysztof Meissner (Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Warsaw) “Physicist in the Cave of Worlds.”
Leszek Roszkowski (National Center for Nuclear Research, Warsaw), “Where is Heaven?”
Mariusz Stopa, O.P. (Ph.D. Physics, Jagiellonian University) “TBA”.
This event is made possible by a ge nerous grant to SCS by the John Templeton Foundation.