"The Problem of Evil in Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences" [PEPTS 2013]

Within the context of the Analytic-Theology-Project (Innsbruck, Munich, Frankfurt), the cluster initiative of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and the Munich School of Philosophy invites papers on "The Problem of Evil in Philosophy, Theology, and the Sciences" by recent PhDs (2006 or later) and current graduate students for its final workshop from July 30th 2013 until August 1st 2013 in Munich, Germany.

Workshop Dates: July 30th - August 1st 2013

Location: Fürstenried Palace - Munich, Germany

Invited Speakers:

  • Michael Ruse (Florida State)
  • Michael Rea (ND)
  • Eleonore Stump (SLU)


  • Christian Kummer (Munich School of Philosophy)
  • Thomas Schärtl (Augsburg University)
  • Christina Schneider (LMU Munich)


Application Deadline: February 1st 2013

Decision: March 1st 2013

Participants will receive free lodging and full-board. In some cases, the organizers might be able to support the participants travel expenses: this needs to be negotiated on an individual basis.

The papers should address topics within the overall concept of the workshop and should be suited for a 45min (!) talk. Please include a short (200-300 words) summary of your current research focus at the end of the paper.


Application Instructions:

The CfP is closed!


Preliminary Conference Schedule:

Please note that this schedule is preliminary and might be changed during the next weeks.

  Tuesday, July 30th Wednesday, July 31st Thursday, August 1st
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45 Ruse (I) Rea (I) Stump (I)
15' Break Break Break
10:00 - 10:45 Ruse (II) Rea (II) Stump (II)
30' Coffee Coffee Coffee
11:15 - 12:15 General Discussion General Discussion General Discussion
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch
14:30 - 15:15 Comment (tba) Comment (Schärtl) Comment (Schneider)
15' Break Break
15:30 - 16:30 Todd, Patrick Jonbäck, Francis
30' Coffee Coffee
17:00 -18:00 Martin, Eric Grössl, Johannes
18:30 - 19:30 Dinner Dinner



Godehard Brüntrup (Munich School of Philosophy)
Armin Kreiner (LMU Munich)
Anna Ijjas (Harvard University)
Ludwig Jaskolla (Munich School of Philosophy)

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