The Bradley Lecture in Speculative Philosophy, 2017.
Professor Douglas Hedley of the Faculty of Divinity of the University of Cambridge will present: ‘The Cambridge Platonists and the Idealistic Vision of Nature’
Monday, November 13, 2017
4:00 – 5:30
Junior Common Room R. Gushue Hall
There will be a reception to follow.
All are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Professor Hedley is the author of, among other works, a trilogy on the religious imagination: Living Forms of the Imagination (2008), Sacrifice Imagined: Violence, Atonement, and the Sacred (2011), and The Iconic Imagination (2016), and a major monograph on Coleridge’s philosophy of religion entitled, Coleridge, Philosophy and Religion: Aids to Reflection and the Mirror of the Spirit. Professor Hedley is the Principal Investigator on the AHRC grand, The Cambridge Platonists at the Origins of Enlightenment: texts, databases, and reception (1650-1730). He is also Director of the Cambridge Centre for the study of Platonism, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, and co-chair of the Platonism and Neoplatonism section of the American Academy of Religion. Supported by the Vice President (Academic)’s Fund for Scholarship in the Arts.