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Centre for Philosophy of Religion: Annual conference

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Centre for Philosophy of Religion: Annual conference

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Location: Heythrop College

Our conference this year will be on the philosophy and theology of love and desire.

Speakers include Dr Fiona Ellis, Professor Simon May (KCL), Professor David McPherson (Creighton) and Professor John Cottingham. It is open to the public.


10.00 ‘Redeeming Eros', Dr Fiona Ellis (Heythrop College)

11.30 Coffee

11.45 ‘Transfiguring Love', Professor David McPherson (Creighton University, US)

1.15. Lunch (provided)

2.00. 'What is Love?', Professor Simon May (King's College)

3.30 'Loving Kindness and Mercy: their Human and Cosmic Significance'', Professor John Cottingham (Heythrop College)

5.00 Wine reception and dispersal


To register please send your full name in an email to with 11 June as header, indicating your fees category (see below).

U of L faculty/students – no charge
Students - £5
Concession and HAAS - £10
Standard - £20

Contact Name: Dr Fiona Ellis
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