CONFERENCE 5/4: The Theory of Occasionalism: East and West


Saturday, May 4, 2013 (All day)

A One-day Conference on

The Theory of Occasionalism: East and West

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Sperry Room, Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue




  • Occasionalism in Islamic Philosophy
  • Occasionalism in Early Modern Philosophy
  • Occasionalism Today



Fred Ablondi, Hendrix College

Hasan Horkuc, Durham University (United Kingdom)

Ozgur Koca, Claremont Graduate School

Daniel Lim, Renmin University  (China)

Caitlyn Olson, Harvard University

Walter Ott, Virgina Tech University

Andrew Platt, Western Michigan University

Tad Schmaltz, University of Michigan

Walter Schultz, Northwestern College

Chryssi Sidiropoulou, Bosphorus University (Turkey)

Julie Walsh, University of California, San Diego

Lisanne Winslow, Northwestern College

     And Nazif Muhtaroglu, Harvard University (conference coordinator)


The program is open to the public. For further information see

Please also join us for a panel discussion and book signing with four of the speakers at The Coop-Harvard Square, Sunday, May 5, 11:30am-1:00pm  

Sponsored by:

Philosophy Department, Harvard University

Peace Island Institute, Boston

The World Phenomenology Institute


Hosted by:

Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School