Published on February 21, 2014  
dean zimmerman

Samford University’s Philosophy Department will host noted scholar Dean Zimmerman for its annual guest lecture, "God and the Cosmos," March 4 at 3:30 p.m. Brock Forum, Dwight Beeson Hall. Zimmerman also will speak at 10 a.m. in Reid Commons. Both events are free-of-charge and open to the public.

Dr. Zimmerman is a professor of philosophy at Rutgers University and the author of numerous books and articles on metaphysics and the philosophy of religion. He is co-editor of the Oxford Studies in Metaphysics.
 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.