Catholic Center, New York University
April 5-6, 2013
This conference is free and open to the public.
Friday April 5:
1:00 pm: "Human Being and Human Personhood: Are They the Same?"
David Novak (University of Toronto)
Respondent: Rusty Reno (First Things)
2:30 pm: "Rethinking Unplugging: Another Look at Thomson's Violinist"
Angela Knobel (The Catholic University of America)
Respondent: Fr. Thomas Joseph White, OP (Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception)
4:00 pm: "Defending Life in Law, Politics, and Culture: Strategies
for the Future and Reasons for Optimism"
Carter Snead (Center for Ethics and Culture, University of Notre Dame)
Respondent: Yuval Levin
5:30 pm: Mass at the Catholic Center
Celebrant: Fr. Allan White, OP
Saturday April 6th:
10:00 am: "St. Augustine: a Non-dualist Anthropology for Life"
Paige Hochschild (Mount St. Mary’s University)
Respondent: Anna Halpine (World Youth Alliance)
11:30 am: "Who and What Are We and Can We Know It?: Personhood and the Prolife Future."
Francis Beckwith (Baylor University)
Respondent: Ryan T. Anderson (Heritage Foundation)
1:30 pm: "Myths of the Sexual Revolution"
Mary Eberstadt (Ethics and Public Policy Center)
Respondent: Ashley McGuire (AltCatholicah)
A flyer for the conference can be seen here.