At University of LaVerne, one of the four core values is "ethical reasoning." Accordingly, the university "affirms a value system that actively supports peace with justice, respect of individuals and humanity, and the health of the planet and its people." How can such values be translated into classroom learning? Can a robust liberal arts model prepare students for solving our world's complex social and environmental problems? This workshop will employ the insights of process philosophy for developing a model of…Find out more »
Join CPS, Process & Faith, and the Center for Lutheran Studies for this fall's Book Club. Celebrate this new book with a Q&A session, discussion about how to use the book, and dinner. The event is free but reservations are highly recommended as seating is limited. Send RSVP to email@example.com. Authors include: George S. Johnson (CST alum) Vivian Johnson Thom Johnson (CST Alum & Director of CST Center for Lutheran Studies) Brenda Bos (CST Alum) John B. Cobb, Jr (Professor Emeritus) In…Find out more »
CPS Reception (M23-516) Saturday - 9:00 PM-11:00 PM | Omni-Gaslamp 2 (Fourth Level) Join us for food, drink, and fellowship. Visit with old friends, make some new ones, and get the latest info on development in the international process-relational community. Non-Violent Theism: Power, Persuasion, and Peace (A23-420) Saturday - 5:30 PM-7:00 PM | Hilton Bayfront-Indigo 204A (Second Level) Tri-Sponsored w/ Open & Relational Theologies Unit, Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. Unit, and Liberal Theologies Unit Are some theologies - some models…Find out more »
Honoring 95 Years of a Life In Process And marking the first anniversary of his latest adventure . . . The Claremont Institute for Process Studies. This February John Cobb turns 95 years young. Join us as we celebrate his accomplishments and aspirations. 6:00 – 6:45pm: Social Hour 6:45 – 7:45pm: Banquet 8:00 – 8:45pm: Program --------------- $40 Per Plate or $280 Per Table Tickets available at claremontprocess.org Please consider supporting CIPS by adding a donation when you check out.Find out more »
Four days of films and discussions that elicit common sense, common decency, and the common good, while celebrating the wisdom of Alfred North Whitehead. With ten films meant to inform, inspire, and amuse, the Common Good Film Festival celebrates the work of filmmakers that tell the stories of those dedicated to the benefit of humanity. Stay tuned for a list of this year's films. Visit commongoodfilms.org for the latest information.Find out more »
In this six-session course John Cobb will provide an introduction to one of the most compelling and challenging philosophical texts of the Twentieth Century. Process and Reality is a notoriously difficult text, but the goal of this course is to enable students to not only skim the surface but probe its deeper dimensions. With his decades of experience as a scholar and teacher of Whitehead, Cobb will elucidate the major themes and illuminate the major concepts in a way that is accessible…Find out more »
Down to Earth: Religion, Politics, and Climate Catherine Keller is a George T. Cobb Professor of Constructive Theology in Drew’s Theological School. She teaches and lectures across a broad spectrum of Christian pluralism, ecofeminist, process and political theology. Books she has authored include From a Broken Web, Apocalypse Now & Then; God & Power; Face of the Deep; On the Mystery; Cloud of the Impossible; and most recently Political Theology of the Earth: Our Planetary Emergency and the Struggle for…Find out more »
"What If a University Decided that Saving the World Is Important?" Currently universities are largely organized around academic disciplines. These are value-free, and this means that they give no special priority to "saving the world." An influential book warns professors that if they want to contribute to that task they should do it on their own time. An alternate approach to the work of the university is that they should direct their efforts to making a contribution to responding creatively…Find out more »
***This event has been postponed. For updates, please visit philosophyofpsychedelics.com.*** In recent years a resurgence of studies into psychedelic states of experience has arisen in the cognitive sciences to such an extent as to gain the moniker, The Psychedelic Renaissance. The focus of these scientific studies has been upon the immediate medicinal value that psychedelics may bestow; but the value that the examination of such exceptional experiences may bestow upon the philosophy of mind, phenomenology, ethics, and academic metaphysics is a field yet…Find out more »
***We regrettably inform you that the 14th International Forum on Ecological Civilization & the 3rd International Youth Forum on Ecological Civilization must be postponed due to the coronavirus. The Forum was scheduled to be held from April 24-25 in Claremont, California, and April 27 at Willamette University, in Oregon.
We have learned that the U.S. Embassies in Beijing and Shanghai will not reopen until the beginning of May. Consequently, Chinese participants have no way to get their visas before our forum. We feel very sorry about this postponement and will keep you informed about rescheduling.
Your understanding is very greatly appreciated. For updates, please visit www.postmodernchina.org. ***