Past Meetings

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2016
Aesthetics and the Arts
Manitou Springs, CO
Program Chairs: Walter Gulick and Gary Slater
June 13-16, 2016

2015
Faith and Solidarity
Asheville, NC
Program Chairs: Dan Ott and Hannah Schell
June 15-18, 2015

2014
Robert Neville’s Ultimates
Manitou Springs, CO
Program Chairs: William Hart and Gary Slater
June 9-12, 2014

2013
Atlantic Crossings: Empiricism, Pragmatism, and Naturalism
The Sixth International Conference of IARPT
Pamplona, Spain
Program Chairs: Robert Smid and Leslie Muray
July 29-August 1, 2013

2012
Metaphysical and Religious Naturalism:
Present Forms and Future Prospects
Manitou Springs, CO
Program Chairs: Donald Crosby and Pam Crosby
June 11-14, 2012

2011
New Directions in Pragmatism
Highlands, NC
Program Chair: Michael Hogue
June 13-17, 2011

2010
New Directions in American Liberal Philosophical and
Religious Thought
Manitou Springs, CO
Program Chairs: Nancy Frankenberry and J. Harley Chapman
June 14-17, 2010

2009
The Future of Process Thought
Highlands, NC
Program Chairs: Vaughan McTernan and Randy Auxier
June 15-18, 2009

2008
The Impact of Worldviews—Secular and Religious—on the
Sustainability of Democracies
The Fifth International Conference of HIARPT
Assisi, Italy
Program Chairs: Delwin Brown and Robert Tapp
August 4-7, 2008

2007
The Interface of Religion and the Secular in
American Philosophical and Religious Thought
Highlands, NC
Program Chairs: Linell Cady and Sheila Davaney
June 11-14, 2007

2006
J. Wentzel van Huyssteen’s Alone in the World: Uniqueness in
Science and Theology
Highlands, NC
Program Chairs: Jon Taylor and Michael Raposa
June 12-15, 2006

2005
Science and Religion
Highlands, NC
Program Chair: Robert Neville
June 22-25, 2005

2003
Pragmatism, Religion, and Democracy
Fourth International Conference on Philosophical Theology
Dobogoko, Hungary
Program Chairs: Leslie Muray and Jon Taylor
August 4-7, 2003

2002
Feminism and Pragmatism
Highlands, NC
Coordinators: Kathlyn Breazeale and Marjorie Suchocki
June 19-22, 2002

2001
Frederick Ferré’s Living and Value: Toward a
Constructive Postmodern Ethics
Highlands, NC
Coordinators: Mary Doak and Everett Tarbox
June 20-23, 2001

2000
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: Mason Olds, Brian Cole, Langdon Gilkey, J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, Susan Kress, Gordon Kaufman, Frederic Burnham, Richard Bernstein, W. Creighton Peden, Edward Cashin
Director: Everett Tarbox

2000
Women’s Dialogue Seminar on The Feminist Detective Novel as Entertainment and Criticism
Highlands, NC
Leader: Susan Kress
Coordinator: Nancy Turbo
June 22-23, 2000

2000
The Pragmatic Century: Conversations with Richard Bernstein
Highlands, NC
Keynote Speaker: Richard Bernstein
Program Chairs: Sheila Davaney and Warren Frisina
June 23-27, 2000

1999
Women’s Dialogue Seminar on Post-Patriarchal Ethics: A Feminist Theo-Political Approach
Highlands, NC
Leader: Mary E. Hunt
Coordinator: Nancy Tarbox
June 27-28, 1999

1999
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: Mason Olds, Langdon Gilkey, Frederick Ferré, Gordon Kaufman, Mary E. Hunt, J. Edward Barrett, George, Pickering, Augustus Staub, Howard Radest
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1999
Constructive Alternatives for the 21st Century: Reflections on the Chicago School in American Religious Thought
Highlands, NC
Program Chairs: Nancy Howell and Mason Olds
June 23-27, 1999

1998
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: Henry Levinson, Barbara DeConcini, Langdon Gilkey, William Jones, Barbara Reitt, Donald Klinefelter, J. Edward Barrett, Karl Peters, Howard Radest
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1998
Women’s Dialogue Seminar on A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
Highlands, NC
Leader: Barbara Reitt
Coordinator: Nancy Tarbox
June 14-15, 1998

1998
Personal and Public Religion in a Pluralistic Age
Third International Conference on Philosophical Theology
Bad Boll, Germany
Program Chairs: Douglas R. Anderson and Hermann Deuser
July 29-August 3, 1998

1997
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: Edward Barrett, Frederick Ferré, Marjorie Suchocki, Donald Crosby, Mary Brown Bullock, Langdon Gilkey, Howard Radest
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1997
Women’s Dialogue Seminar on How Do We Respond to Tragic Evil?
Highlands, NC
Leader: Marjorie Suchocki
Coordinator: Nancy Tarbox

1997
Sheila Davaney’s Pragmatic Historicism
Highlands, NC
Program Chairs: Linell Cady and Thomas Parker
June 18-22, 1997

1996
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: W. Creighton Peden, Frederick Ferré, Nancy Howell, Mason Olds, J. Edward Barrett, Langdon Gilkey, Howard Radest
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1996
Women’s Dialogue Seminar on Women, Science, and Religion
Highlands, NC
Leader: Nancy Howell
Coordinator: Nancy Tarbox
June 23-24, 1996

1996
Robert C. Neville’s Philosophy and Theology
Highlands, NC
Program Chairs: J. Harley Chapman and Charley Hardwick
June 19-23, 1996

1995
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: W. Creighton Peden, Sheila Davaney, Donald Crosby, William Dean, Langdon Gilkey, Thomas Parker
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1995
Women’s Dialogue Seminar on Contemporary Trends in Feminist Theology
Highlands, NC
Leader: Sheila Davaney
Coordinator: Nancy Tarbox

1995
Pragmatism (Paleo and Neo) and American Religious Thought
Highlands, NC
Keynote Speaker: Richard Rorty
Program Chair: Nancy Frankenberry
June 20-24, 1995

1994
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: W. Creighton Peden, Tyron Inbody, William Dean, J. Edward Barrett, Donald Klinefelter, Mason Olds
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1994
Women’s Dialogue Seminar on Recent Feminist Theorizing
Highlands, NC
Leader: Nancy Frankenberry
Coordinator: Nancy Tarbox

1994
William Dean’s The Religious Critic in American Culture
Highlands, NC
Program Chairs: David Conner and Donald Crosby
June 21-25, 1994

1993
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: W. Creighton Peden, Karl Peters, Rebecca Chopp, Mason Olds, D. William D. Shaw
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1993
First Women’s Dialogue Seminar on Writing Our Lives
Highlands, NC
Leader: Rebecca Chopp
Coordinator: Nancy Tarbox
June 27-28, 1993

1993
Religious Experience and Ecological Responsibility
Second International Conference on Philosophical Theology
University of Saint Andrews, Scotland
Program Chair: J. Edward Barrett
August 5-9, 1993

1992
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: Donald Klinefelter, Frederick Ferré, John E. Smith, Francis Bush, Rebecca Axel, Mason Olds
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1992
The Contribution to the Distinctively American Tradition of Philosophical and Religious Thought by John E. Smith
Highlands, NC
Keynote Speaker: John E. Smith
Program Chairs: William Dean and Tyron Inbody
June 23-28, 1992

1991
Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: J. Edward Barrett, Harvey H. Potthoff, Rebecca Axel, Karl Peters, Mason Olds, Nancy Tarbox
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1991
Charley D. Hardwick’s Events of Grace
Highlands, NC
Program Chairs: Nancy Frankenberry and Marvin Shaw
June 19-22, 1991

1990
First Public Lecture/Seminar Series
Highlands, NC
Speakers: W. Creighton Peden, Everett J. Tarbox, Randolph C. Miller, Gordon Kaufman, Sheila Davaney, William Dean, Larry E. Axel
Director: Everett J. Tarbox

1990
First Conference on American Religious Thought
Highlands, NC
Keynote Speaker: Gordon Kaufman
Program Chair: Delwin Brown
June 19-24, 1990

1989
Nancy Frankenberry’s Religion and Radical Empiricism
Highlands, NC
Program Chair: James Woelfel
July 22-29, 1989

1988
First International Conference on Philosophical Theology
Somerville College, Oxford University
August 12-15, 1988