| ‘THE NATURE OF HUMAN BEINGS AND THE QUESTION OF THEIR ULTIMATE ORIGIN’|
'THE NATURE OF HUMAN BEINGS AND THE QUESTION OF THEIR ULTIMATE ORIGIN’
Sophia Europa (Theology Faculty)
This event was held in the presence of the Chancellor of the University of Oxford.
The speakers were:
THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY,
PROFESSOR RICHARD DAWKINS
AND SIR ANTHONY KENNY
The Dialogue took place in the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, on 23rd February, 2012.
For details about how to view a recording of the debate, click here.
When complex issues arise, involving serious debate, sound intellectual exchange and discussion can prove enlightening and helpful. The nature of human beings and the question of their ultimate origin is one such consideration, with important implications for all areas of learning. Can science in dialogue with philosophy and theology map a more progressive route for reflecting upon such matters? Three eminent thinkers with expertise in their own fields explored the above topic with a view to determining whether worthwhile resolutions may be possible as a consequence.