The McDonald Centre was pleased to announce a series of McDonald Lectures delivered by Christopher Insole, Professor at the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Durham. The lectures were entitled 'Meditations from Purgatory: Kant, Freedom & Happiness' and formed the basis of an article in Modern Theology and a monograph published as The Intolerable God: Kant's Theological Journey (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2016).
The six lectures were held in the University of Oxford Examination Schools between October and November:
October 29: ‘I am from Eternity to Eternity’: God in Kant’s Early Thought
Octover 30: ‘Whence then am I?’: God in Kant’s Later Thought
November 5: Kant’s ‘Only Unsolvable Metaphysical Difficulty’: Created Freedom
November 6: Creating Freedom: Kant’s Theological Solution
November 12: The Dancer and the Dance: Divine Action, Human Freedom
November 13: Becoming Divine: Autonomy and the Beatific Vision