, Volume 49, Issue 4, p 521
Date: 24 Dec 2010

Conferring on Religion: Notes from the 2010 Australasian Philosophy of Religion Association Conference

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In 2010, the third annual conference of the Australasian Philosophy of Religion Association (APRA) was held on the 17th and 18th of July at the University of Melbourne's Sidney Myer Asia Centre. Attracting 46 attendees travelling from as far away as the U.S.A. and the U.K., the conference once again provided an excellent opportunity for those interested in philosophy of religion to meet and learn from one another.

The proceedings were opened by APRA’s first president, Dr. Bruce Langtry. With over 35 years of outstanding service to the field, Dr. Langtry is one of Australasia's most eminent philosophers of religion. APRA has benefited greatly from the time and energy that he devoted to this year's conference.

A total of 32 speakers presented papers on a range of topics over the course of the conference - four of which feature in this edition of Sophia. The keynote addresses were given by Prof. Raimond Gaita, Prof. Graham Oppy and Prof. Purushottama Bilimoria. Prof. Gaita's paper, entitled ...