During 2016-2017, the Institute will concentrate its activities on topics relating to the brain such as neuroscience, neurotheology, neuropsychology, artificial intelligence, and transhumanism.
Fall 2017 Lectures include:
- How Much Can Biology Explain? Charles Darwin and Bernard Lonergan, SJ
John Haught, PhD
Distinguished Research Professor, Georgetown University
1:30 – 4:00, October 8
All lectures will be held at the Commonwealth Chateau
on the SugarLoaf Campus of Chestnut Hill College.
We hope you will join us!
Our Reading Circle usually meets from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm on the second Monday of the month in the Walker Room at the Logue Library of Chestnut Hill College. On January 16, we will begin reading The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness by David Gelernter. If you are interested in joining us at any time, please contact us at Institute4RS@chc.edu.
There are several outside events that we would like to highlight:
Retreat: Teilhard’s Mysticism: Spiraling into the Cosmic Christ
Presenter: Kathleen Duffy, SSJ
June 25 – July 1, 2017
Maris Stella Retreat Center, Harvey Cedars, NJ
The Wicked Problem of Climate Change: What is it doing to us and for us?
IRAS 63rd Annual Conference on Star Island
June 24 – July 1, 2017
Star Island, Portsmouth, NH
The Magi Project: Science and Theology
Collegium Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture
June 5 – 9, 2017
Be sure to peruse our growing list of videos from past lectures under the Resources section!