The Foundation funds two lectures, the Sanders Lecture given at a divisional meeting of the APA by a distinguished scholar on any topic of their choosing, and a lecture on the Philosophy of Religion at the Center for the Philosophy of Religion at Rutgers University.
John Hawthorne gave the Sanders Lecture, entitled “Fine-tuning arguments for the Existence of God” at The Center for the Philosophy of Religion, Rutgers University, New Brunswick.Watch Video
Linda Zagzebski gave the Sanders Lecture entitled “The Two Greatest Ideas” at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.Watch Video
In conjunction with the APA, we are pleased to announce that Professor David Christensen of Brown University gave the 2017–2018 Sanders Lecture at the 2018 Eastern Division meeting in Savannah, GA.
Nicholas Wolterstorff gave the Sanders Lecture, entitled “Repetition and Reenactment in Liturgy” at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.Watch Video
In conjunction with the APA, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Louise Antony of the University of Massachusetts Amherst will deliver the 2016-2017 Sanders Lecture at the 2017 Pacific Division meeting in Seattle, WA.Read More
The third annual Sanders Lecture at the APA will be given by Ned Block, Silver Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neural Science at NYU. This lecture will take place on the morning of March 3rd, 2016, during the Central Division meeting of the APA in Chicago.Read More
The Philosophy Department at Rutgers University is pleased to announce that the third annual Sanders lecturer will be Eleonore Stump, the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University. This lecture will be held on March 16th, 2016.Watch Video
The second annual Sanders Lecture was given by Peter van Inwagen, the John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Philosophy at Notre Dame. The lecture titled, The Rev’d Mr Bayes and the Life Everlasting, was held on March 12th, 2015, at 4.30pm in the philosophy department seminar room.Watch Video
The APA selected William Lycan to give the 2014 Sanders Lecture at the Eastern Division meeting of the APA, held in Philadelphia on December 28, 2014. William Lycan is the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Terence Horgan of the University of Arizona delivered the inaugural APA Sanders Lecture. The title was Injecting the Phenomenology of Agency into the Free Will Debate and was given at 4pm on Saturday 19th April, during the 2014 Pacific Division Meeting of the APA, in San Diego, California.
In conjunction with the Rutgers University Philosophy Department, the inaugural Sanders Lecture at Rutgers was given by Robert Adams on November 14, 2013. Adams’s talk was entitled Pantheism.Watch Video
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