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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Intellectual Humility: Its Nature, Value, and Implications.

May 8-11, 2015.

A three-day seminar at the Fuller Guest Center (Pasadena, California) for 15 advanced graduate students or junior faculty (no more than 10 years past the PhD).

Faculty speakers include:

  • Joshua Alexander
  • Jason Baehr
  • Nathan Ballantyne
  • Heather Battalay
  • Jessica Brown
  • Adam Green
  • Peter Hill
  • Thomas Hofweber
  • Daniel Howard-Snyder
  • Thomas Kelly
  • Mark Leary
  • Sarah McGrath
  • J.L. Schellenberg
  • Dennis Whitcomb

Themes include:

  • The nature of intellectual humility
  • Empirical study of intellectual humility
  • Philosophical intuition
  • Metaphysical and religious modesty
  • Peer disagreement
  • Moral deference
  • Situationism
  • Fallibilism
  • Mind-reading, empathy, and intersubjectivity

$500 honorarium plus all expenses paid. Successful applicants will commit to studying items on the seminar syllabus prior to the seminar, and to attending the Capstone Conference on Catalina Island, May 10-14, immediately following the seminar, all expenses paid.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, see http://humility.slu.edu/portfolio/mayseminar/

Direct all questions to dan.howard-snyder@wwu.edu. Application deadline: December 31, 2014. Winners will be announced January 15, 2015.

Supported by the Philosophy and Theology of Intellectual Humility Project at Saint Louis University. Funded by the John Templeton Foundation.

Christian Philosophers and the Secular Academy Christ-Shaped Philosophy Project