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Matt to speak at the 2014 Evangelical Philosophical Society in San Deigo

October 2nd, 2014 Comments Off

This blog’s Matthew Flannagan has had his paper “Mackie’s Answer to the Error Theory: A Reply to Joyce″ accepted for the National Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society (“EPS”) in San Diego, USA, from 19-21 November 2014. The abstract for Matt’s paper is as follows: Abstract Richard Joyce has argued that the “real problem” with divine command theories of ethics […]

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Talks from Baltimore Available

February 13th, 2014 No Comments

For those who are interested, the Evangelical Theological Society has put recordings of all the papers presented in Baltimore online for a price of $4 each. My 2 presentations are available here. The talks include the Q&A so during the second presentation Professor Swinburne from Oxford University can be heard offering critical comments on my […]

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Back from Baltimore

February 9th, 2014 1 Comment

The following is a belated report of my recent trip to Baltimore. I began writing the post in December, but Christmas, New Year, the holidays, and various other things got in the way of me finally completing it. On Tuesday 26 November 2013 I flew back to New Zealand having attended the annual conference of the Evangelical […]

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Leaving on a Jet Plane

November 18th, 2013 1 Comment

At 7.15pm New Zealand time today I will depart New Zealand for Baltimore, Maryland, USA. I am going for a week where I will give 3 talks on the following topics: Feticide: “Boonin’s Defense of the Sentience Criterion: A Critique” to the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society God and Morality: “Divine Commands and Biblical […]

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Matt Nominated for Evangelical Philosophical Society Executive

November 1st, 2013 No Comments

I am pleased to announce that this blog’s Matthew Flannagan has been nominated as one of the candidates for the three vacant executive committee positions for the 2013 Executive Committee of the Evangelical Philosophical Society (EPS). Matt is the only New Zealander to have been nominated. If you are a member of the EPS please make […]

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Matt to speak at the 2013 Evangelical Philosophical Society in Baltimore on Divine Commands re Abraham and Isaac

September 20th, 2013 9 Comments

This blog’s Matthew Flannagan has had his paper “Divine Commands and Biblical Authority: The Problem of Gen 22″ accepted for the National Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society (“EPS”). The abstract for Matt’s paper is as follows: “One perennial objection to divine command meta-ethics is the possibility that God might command something abhorrent. Divine command theorists have responded that […]

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Peter Singer on Human Dignity and Infanticide: Part Two

December 19th, 2012 5 Comments

This is the second half of the paper I presented to the the Evangelical Philosophical Society Annual Meeting in Milwaukee three weeks ago. It is part of a two-part post series; make sure you have read part one Peter Singer on Human Dignity and Infanticide. II. Marquis’ Critique In my previous post I sketched Singer’s desire account […]

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