Incarnation and Detachment: Philosophy, Prayer, and Taking Positions

March 24, 2015

I’m giving a talk entitled “Incarnation and Detachment: Philosophy, Prayer, and Taking Positions” at the first 2015 meeting of the Christian Scholars Network. (We’ll meet at the Dan O’Connell Pub at 7pm on Tuesday March 24. Come early to share dinner before the talk and discussion.)

In the talk I’ll discuss some of the parallels between the range of cognitive attitudes to be found in reasoning and philosophical reflection on the one hand, and prayer, on the other.

The Christian Scholars Network is a ministry of St. James Old Cathedral. Anyone who is interested in the intersection of faith and intellect is entirely welcome to participate. It’s coordinated by Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Hanson. For more information, see the Network’s website.


I’m Greg Restall, and this is my personal website. I am the Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of Philosophy at the University of St Andrews, and the Director of the Arché Philosophical Research Centre for Logic, Language, Metaphysics and Epistemology I like thinking about – and helping other people think about – logic and philosophy and the many different ways they can inform each other.


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