5th International Conference on “Human, God and the Universe”
Jan 25, 2017
A two-day conference on “Human, God and the Universe” was held by Iran’s Scientific Association of Philosophy of Religion, the Centre for International Religious Studies and the Faculty of World Studies on 24th and 25th January 2017.
This conference was held aiming to present new studies and research conducted in the field of Philosophy of religion; to promote philosophical dialogue between the researchers in this filed. Papers accepted at the conference were on the following topics:
The attributes of God,
The relationship between human and God,
The relationship between God and the universe,
The role of humanity in the universe,
The order and purpose of the universe
Miracles and the laws of nature
God and the theory of evolution
Religion and the environment
Religion and Genetics
Professor Ameil, the Dean of the faculty opened the conference on Tuesday, stating the importance of contemporary philosophy of religion and the relation between human, God and the universe as the core stepping stones of other fields of philosophy and other sciences.
Professor Ameli, also touched on metaphilosophy or philosophy of philosophy and its role during the past 70 years being the study of philosophy itself, its methods, theories and the obstacles it has faced for reaching the truth.
Speakers at the two-day conference included many students and scholars from across the globe such as Dr Hamidrez Ayatollahi (headof the scientific association of philosophy of religion in Iran), Dr Mohammad Saeedi Mehr, Leaonart Oskov, Hajj Muhammad Legenhausen, Andrea Agutti, Abdollah Gallehdari, Seyyed Nasrollah Mousavian and Farhat Youni.