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"Religion and Pluralities of Knowledge" - Groningen, 12 May 2014

09 May 2014
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Conference 2014
"Religion and Pluralities of Knowledge"
Joint conference of the Dutch Association for the Study of Religion (NGG) and the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR), also ranked as special conference of the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR).
University of Groningen, 11-15 May 2014

Bruno Latour will be participating the 12 May 2014 as one of the keynote speakers, with a talk entitled "Beyond Belief: On the Forms of Knowledge Proper to Religious Beings".

Because of the limited number of templates used to describe access to beings, adepts of many religions have been cornered in the 'Knowledge' versus 'Belief' predicament. Is it possible to redescribe the complex relation of adepts with their divinities by using a larger number of ontological templates? Does this pluralist interpretation open a public space different from the one invented in the past as a solution to religious wars?

External ressources:

The conference website

Program at a glance (pdf)

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