Inside Story Conference

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The Inside Story: Consciousness, Nature, Transcendence

A transdisciplinary conference on Mind, Matter, Meaning and Mysticism 

November 9-10, 2018

Descartes’ famous dictum—I think, therefore I am—gave rise to the modern distinction between mind and matter. But “the inside story” is more complex and thrilling—possibly uniting mind and matter, meaning and mysticism.

Join us for an in-depth exploration of consciousness, nature, and transcendence, as scientists, philosophers, and theologians ask “What’s on the inside?”

The Inside Story Conference is sponsored by Villanova University, Department of Theology & Religious Studies, Connelly Chair in Christian Theology, the Augustinian Institute, Department of Philosophy, Augustinian Chair, and Halloran Philanthropies.