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About the Conference

A conference exemplifying and promoting expansive innovations in the philosophical study of religion in a pluralistic world. Hosted by the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at the University of Leeds, this event was generously sponsored by Cambridge University Press, The Spalding Trust, and the School's Centre for Philosophy of Religion. Audio recordings of the presentations are available below.


Mikel Burley

Opening Address

Kevin Schilbrack

The Ethics of Religious Diversity

Ian James Kidd

Daoism, Humanity, and the Way of Heaven

Victoria Harrison

The Promises and Perils of Global Philosophy of Religions

David Cheetham

Philosophy of Religion and 'Immanence'

Richard Amesbury

'Religion' and Secularity in the Philosophy of Religion

Timothy Knepper

Philosophy of Religion as Journey

Arif Ahmed

Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion- A Critical Perspective

Tasia Scrutton

Can Only a Suffering God Help

Jessica Frazier

The View from Above

Mikel Burley

Closing Remarks