Fellowship: Open Rank

Early modern + the problem of evil:

Early Modern Fellowships

The University of Notre Dame, the Center for the Philosophy of Religion and The John Templeton Foundation, are pleased to announce the “Templeton Research Fellowships in Early Modern Philosophy of Religion and Theology” program for 2010-2011. The Problem of Evil in Modern and Contemporary Thought project invites project invites recent Ph.D.’s and seasoned experts in the fields of early modern philosophy, early modern theology, or early modern philosophy of religion to apply for a year-long residential fellowship. The fellowship allows scholars to pursue independent research in residence as a fellow of the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame. We will award at least two fellowships, open rank.

The Templeton Research Fellowships in Early Modern Philosophy of Religion and Theology will offer at least two fellowships devoted to inquiry into the problem of evil as it is treated in early modern philosophy of religion or theology. Fellowships are aimed at research which provides new insights into the way in which the nature and reality of evil were treated in the distinctive intellectual culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, characterized as it was by distinctive intellectual trends including the maturation of the Reformation, the rise of modern science, etc.

The application deadline is January 15, 2010. Fellowships begin in July 2010 and conclude in June 2011. Further description is available here.