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July 2017

Nature in Process: Novel Approaches to Science and Metaphysics

July 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 28, 2017 @ 9:00 pm AZOST
University of the Azores

The University of the Azores is delighted to host the 11th International Whitehead Conference under the topic Nature in Process: novel approaches to Science and Metaphysics. The conference is taking place in Ponta Delgada, on the Island of S. Miguel. The Azorian natural beauty spontaneously invites this conference on Natural Science and Process Metaphysics creating the perfect setting for philosophical musing and discussion. Process philosophy is inseparable from Philosophy of Nature and Philosophy of Science. “Nature is a process.”1 Nature…

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September 2017

The Francis Effect: Living in Harmony with Creation

September 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm PDT
Oblate School of Theology, 285 Oblate Dr.
San Antonio, Texas 78216 United States
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The Francis Effect: Living in Harmony with Creation conference will focus on the implementation of the Pope’s encyclical Laudato Si’ and be held at Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas on September 11-13, 2017. Co-sponsored by EcoCiv and Oblate, the conference is designed for theological educators, pastors, lay leaders and students particularly in the San Antonio region and beyond, inviting ecumenical participants across all spectrums. Our vision is to capture this exciting moment for religion and ecology and help to continue to build enthusiasm,…

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November 2017

Whitehead Revealed: Examining Whitehead’s First Year of Harvard Lectures

November 30, 2017 - December 2, 2017
Claremont School of Theology, 1325 N. College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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After more than ten years of work, the Whitehead Research Project has produced the first volume in the Edinburgh Critical Edition of the Complete Works of Alfred North Whitehead: The Harvard Lectures of Alfred North Whitehead, 1924-1925: Philosophical Presuppositions of Science, edited by Paul Bogaard and Jason Bell. The focus of the conference will be exploring the significance of this recently published material, which throws new light upon the development of Whitehead’s philosophy. With the publication of this new material, long-standing…

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December 2017

Seminar: Theology Without Walls: The Challenge of Spiritual Discernment

December 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST
Claremont School of Theology, 1325 N. College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Dr. Jerry L. Martin, founder of the Theology Without Walls Group at the American Academy of Religion, continues the conversation about Theology Without Walls (TWW) in this second installment discussing spiritual discernment and the probing question if theology without walls implies religion without walls. His previous seminar sparked lively debate and the conversation continues in this discussion-based seminar. Bio: Jerry L. Martin, Ph.D., D.H.L., was formerly Chair Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado at Boulder, and Acting Chairman, National Endowment…

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CPS China Project Seminar

December 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Claremont School of Theology, 1325 N. College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Presented by The Center for Process Studies' China Project Toward Progressive Eco-Socialism by Prof. Zhang Ning Case Study of Organic Farm Developing Process by Ms. Gao Yuan   Dr. Zhang Ning is an associate professor of Beijing Forestry University; Ms. Gao Yuan is a Ph.D student at Beijing Normal University. Both are visiting scholars at the Center for Process Studies.

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January 2018

An Informal Talk with Wes Jackson: Regenerative Agriculture

January 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PST
Burkle 12 CGU, 1021 North Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Wes Jackson, the founder of The Land Institute, has been redefining agriculture and sustainable farming for over 40 years, and is widely recognized as a leader in the international movement for more sustainable paradigms. Come join this informal, discussion-based seminar as he explores issues of sustainability and agriculture. Bio: Wes Jackson is the founder of the non-profit organization, The Land Institute, which describes its main goal as the development of “Natural Systems Agriculture.” Life magazine named Wes Jackson as one…

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What I Learn about God When Hiking and Making Photos

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST
Claremont School of Theology, 1325 N. College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Join us for a special CPS Seminar, featuring Thomas Jay Oord January 18 | 4-5:30pm | Haddon, CST Thomas Jay Oord is a theologian, philosopher, and scholar of multi-disciplinary studies. He is an award-winning author, and he has written or edited more than twenty books. A leading Open and Relational theologian, Oord is also an avid hiker and photographer. This Center for Process Studies seminar, "What I Learn about God When Hiking and Making Photos," will bring together Oord's theological…

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Film Screening: The Real Dirt on Farmer John

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Pilgrim Place, 625 Mayflower Rd.
Claremont, CA 91711
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Join us for a screening John Peterson’s film, The Real Dirt on Farmer John. This film that explores John Peterson’s abandonment of conventional chemical farming and his mission to develop a thriving organic farm and a progressive farm community. This event also includes a discussion with the Director (John Peterson) who will also be joining us via Skype. Learn more about this film. And then join our collaborative conference on Sat to discuss how farmers and philosophers can work together…

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Farmers and Philosophers: Towards an Ecological Civilization

January 20
Pilgrim Place, 625 Mayflower Rd.
Claremont, CA 91711
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Agriculture has always been a defining characteristic of civilization. Yet unsustainable agricultural practices are a major reason why we now find ourselves in the midst of a serious environmental crisis. While discussions about regenerative and sustainable agricultural practices are increasingly common, there is still very little work being done to analyze the underlying frameworks--the worldviews--that ground our inherently exploitative systems of agriculture. This will be the first conference of its kind to address these unexamined presuppositions driving agricultural practices. If…

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