"IS GOD THE MAKER OF THE WORLD? HINDU PROOFS AND JAIN AND BUDDHIST DISPROOFS OF THE EXISTENCE OF "GOD"” (ISHARVA)."

Tuesday, March 22, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Drake University, Olmsted Center, Sussman Theater

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Marie-Hélène Gorisse

Marie-Hélène Gorisse is a Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham in the project “Global Philosophy of Religion” supported by the John Templeton Foundation. She specializes in Jainism and in the way its epistemology and hermeneutics developed in dialogue with other South Asian philosophico-religious traditions. She also works on the contemporary relevance of Jainism as a contributor to global philosophy.

Agnieszka Rostalska

Agnieszka Rostalska is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Ghent University, Belgium, where she pursues a project Cross-cultural Conceptions of the Self: South Asia, Africa, and East Asia (awarded by University of Birmingham’s “Global Philosophy of Religion” project, supported by the John Templeton Foundation). She specializes in Indian and Cross-Cultural Philosophy with a focus on the debates over authority and social justice by philosophers in India and contemporary philosophers in the field of social epistemology.



For more information or to attend, please contact Timothy Knepper at tim.knepper@drake.edu, Professor of Philosophy and Director of The Comparison Project at Drake University.

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