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Thursday
12
APR

Science, Religion, and Democracy

15:30
17:00
The Veritas Forum
Event organized by The Veritas Forum

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What is religious belief, and what is its proper relationship to scientific inquiry? Do science and religion represent incommensurable world views? If so, then how can people relate to one another as fellow citizens across that divide? If not, then how can we pursue a more constructive dialogue between religious and non-religious people? Should secularism be the “default” position in public debate about scientific issues?

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PRESENTERS:

Philip Kitcher
John Dewey Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University

David C. Lahti
Associate Professor of Biology, Queens College

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Location: Thompson Library, 11th floor
more info: http://www.veritas.org/ohio-state-university/