Memorial Conference in Honor of Nelson Pike

November 20, 2010
Posted by Administrator

Event Details
Saturday, December 11, 2010
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Humanities Gateway 1030

Nelson Pike (1930-2010), Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at UC Irvine, was a charismatic teacher and author of diverse studies in philosophy of religion, works whose influence continues today. The conference honors his contributions to philosophy and to the University of California.


10:00-10:15 Welcoming remarks

10:15-11:15 Marilyn Adams, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Julian of Norwich on the Seriousness of Sin”

11:15-12:15 Robert Adams, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Philosophical Issues in Schleiermacher’s Christology”

12:15-1:30 Lunch break

1:30-2:30 John Fischer, University of California, Riverside
“Foreknowledge, Freedom, and the Fixity of the Past”

2:30-3:30 David Smith, University of California, Irvine
“Nibbanic Consciousness”

3:30-4:45 Reminiscences about Nelson Pike from speakers and audience

5:00 Reception

Refreshments will be served.
All are welcome!

Please RSVP to Alice Decker ( so that we can plan for the reception. For campus map and parking information: (bldg 611).