WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

 

WEDNESDAY EVENING, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

G2AAssociation for Philosophy of Education
Topic: Education, Democracy, and Evidence
Speakers: Kathryn Joyce (University of California, San Diego)
“Educational Justice and the Evidence-based Approach to Education’”
Elizabeth Southgate (Cornell University)
“Science Education, Critical Thinking, and Democracy”
 
G2BDavid Kellogg Lewis Society
Speaker: Anthony Fisher (University of Manchester)
“Lewis and Serious Ontology”
Commentator: Richard Hanley (University of Delaware)
 
G2CInternational Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy, Session 1
Topic: Phenomenology and the Political
Chair: Dandan Chen (State University of New York Farmingdale)
Speakers: Puqun Li (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
“A Comparative Case Study on “The Western Inscriptions” and the Conclusion of The Critique of Pure Reason
Ranjoo Herr (Bentley University)
“Confucian Democracy as Popular Sovereignty? A Defense”
Qingjie Wang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
“Heidegger’s ‘Dasein’ and its Chinese Translation and Reception”
Philip Walsh (Fordham University)
“The Phenomenology of Ritual Resistance: Colin Kaepernick as Confucian Sage”
 
G2DInternational Society for Environmental Ethics, Session 1
Topic: Book Symposium: Gary Varner, Jonathan Newman, and Stefan Linquist, Defending Biodiversity: Environmental Science and Ethics
Authors: Stefan Linquist (University of Guelph)
Jonathan Newman (University of Guelph)
Gary Varner (Texas A&M University)
Critics: Roberta L. Millstein (University of California, Davis)
Jay Odenbaugh (Lewis & Clark College)
 
G2ENorth American Kant Society, Session 1
Topic: Kant on Evil
Chair: Dai Heide (Simon Fraser University)
Speakers: Robert Johnson (University of Missouri)
“Character and Evil in Kantian Ethics”
Laura Papish (George Washington University)
“Evil, Vice, and Kant’s Normative Epistemology”
Mark Timmons (University of Arizona)
“The Good, the Bad, and the Badass: Defending the Descriptive Adequacy of Kant’s Theory of Moral Evil”
 
G2FSociety for Analytical Feminism, Session 1
Topic: Recognizing and Repairing Epistemic Injustice
Chair: Amelia Wirts (Boston College)
Speakers: Jordan Pascoe (Manhattan College)
“Beyond Consent: On the Duty to Set Sexual Ends”
Nanette Ryan (Georgetown University)
“Nonverbal Communicative Injustice”
Briana Toole (Baruch College)
“Rethinking Traditional Epistemology”
 
G2GSociety for Skeptical Studies, Session 1
Topic: Infallibilism
Speakers: Nevin Climenhaga (Australian Catholic University)
“A Cumulative Case Argument for Infallibilism”
Giada Fratantonio (University of Helsinki)
“On Infallibilism and Underdetermination”
 
G2HSociety for the Study of Philosophy and the Martial Arts, Session 1
Chair: Joseph J. Lynch (California Polytechnic State University)
Speakers: Steven Geisz (University of Tampa)
“Chinese Internal Martial Arts and Social Transformation”
Nick Haight (Furman University)
Mark Stone (Furman University)
“Ki Aikido and its Connections to Shinto”
Y Jin (Independent Scholar)
“Philosophical Basis of Chinese Martial Arts”
Commentators: Johnathan Flowers (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
Joseph J. Lynch (California Polytechnic State University)
 
G2ISociety of Christian Philosophers
Chair: Michael Pace (Chapman University)
Speaker: Jada Twedt Strabbing (Wayne State University)
“Divine Forgiveness and Reconciliation”
Commentator: Joshue Orozco (Whitworth University)
 
G2JWilliam James Society
Topic: The Moral Equivalent of Religious Belief
Chair: Kyle Bromhall (Independent Scholar)
Speakers: Taylor Stone (Emory and Henry College)
“Must Religion Be Supernatural? A Critical Look at James’ Account of the Religious Attitude”
Daniel Herbert (University of Sheffield)
“The Will to Believe and the Will to Learn: James and Peirce on Volition and Belief”
E. Paul Colella (Xavier University)
“Towards a Better Mundane Order: William James and a Political Variety of Religious Experience”
 
 

WEDNESDAY EVENING, 6:00 - 9:00 P.M.

G3AAPA Graduate Student Council
Topic: Interdisciplinarity and Philosophy: Training, Research, and Teaching
Chairs: Emma McClure (University of Toronto)
Guilherme Sanches de Oliveira (University of Cincinnati)
 
G3BAssociation for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking (AILACT)
Topic: New Approaches to Teaching Critical Thinking
Chair: Peter Tan (Mount St. Mary’s University)
Speakers: Sharon Bailin (Simon Fraser University)
Mark Battersby (Capilano University)
“Inquiry: A Dialectical Model for Teaching Critical Thinking”
Robert Sanchez (Mount St. Mary’s University)
Neal Tognazzini (Western Washington University)
“Reasoning with a Human Touch: The Interrogative Model”
 
G3CDescartes Society
Chair: Amy Schmitter (University of Alberta)
Author: Stephen I. Wagner (College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University)
Speakers: Lex Newman (University of Utah)
C. P. Ragland (Saint Louis University)
“Book Symposium: Stephen I. Wagner, Squaring the Circle in Descartes’ Meditations: The Strong Validation of Reason
Michaela Manson (University of Toronto)
“On Irresolution: Descartes and the Sceptical Challenge of Apraxia”
 
G3DSociety for Ancient Greek Philosophy
Topic: Meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy
Chair: Michael Griffin (University of British Columbia)
Speakers: Andy German (Ben Gurion University)
“Eros and Human Perfection: A Phenomenological Comparison of Plato’s Timaeus and Symposium
Bart Van Wassenhove (National University of Singapore)
“Moral Sententiae and Progressor Emotions in Seneca’s Philosophical Works”
Thomas Tuozzo (University of Kansas)
“Saving Diotima’s Analysis of Erotic Love”
 
G3ESociety for Philosophy of Agency
Topic: Keith Lehrer on Free Will
Chair: Joe Campbell (Washington State University)
Speakers: J. Angelo Corlett (San Diego State University)
Michael McKenna (University of Arizona)
Robyn Repko Waller (Iona College)
Keith Lehrer (University of Arizona)
 
G3FSociety for Philosophy of Emotion
Topic: Emotions as Perceptions
Chair: Cecilea Mun (Independent Scholar)
Speakers: Brian Fiala (Dartmouth College)
“Anxious Inquiry”
Tom Hanauer (University of California, Riverside)
“Blame, Moral Address, and Fictional Persons”
Fiona Utley (University of New England)
“Embodiment, Bodily Resonance, and a Perceptual Theory of Emotion”
Moonyoung Hwang (Temple University)
“Revising the Perception Model of Emotions: Emotions as Highly Sensitive, Appearance-Tracking and Updatable Detectors”
 
G3GSociety for Systematic Philosophy
Topic: The Relevance of Hegel’s Concept of Ethical Life for Problems in Contemporary American Society
Moderator: Joseph Arel (Northern Arizona University)
Speakers: Timothy Brownlee (Xavier University)
“Testimony, Injustice, and the Self: A Hegelian Reflection on Some Recent Social Movements”
Joseph Arel (Northern Arizona University)
“The Abstract Freedom of Real Individuality”
Richard Dien Winfield (University of Georgia)
“Uniting Theory and Practice on the Campaign Trail in Georgia: How We Can Use the Philosophy of Right to Make America Great”
 
G3HSociety for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts
Chair: John McAteer (Ashford University)
Speakers: Will Barnes (Curry College)
“Embracing the Chullachaqui”
Paul Schofield (Bates College)
“Imagination and Moral Complicity in Funny Games
Joshua Harold Wiebe (University of Toronto)
“Proxemics of Whiteness”
Samantha Berthelette (Florida State University)
“The Epistemic Value of Photography”
 
G3IThe PhilPapers Foundation
Topic: The Future of Publishing and Peer Review in Philosophy
Chair: David Bourget (University of Western Ontario)
Panelists: Marcus Arvan (University of Tampa)
Liam Kofi Bright (London School of Economics)
Catarina Dutilh Novaes (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
David Velleman (New York University)
 
 

WEDNESDAY EVENING, 8:00 - 10:00 P.M.

G4AAssociation for Chinese Philosophers in America, Session 1
Topic: The Moral Metaphysics of Heaven and Fate in Confucianism
Chair: Jing Hu (Concordia University)
Speakers: Kai Wang (Beijing Normal University)
“A New Inquiry into Xuncian Theory of Tian (Heaven)”
Jianping Hu (Nanyang Technological University)
“Learning to Be Wise: Early Confucianism as a Tradition of Wisdom”
Mercedes Valmisa (Gettysburg College)
“The Non-Subjective Agency of Fate (ming): Can Objects be Agents?”
Wenhui Xie (University of Oklahoma)
Tian (Heaven) in the Zhongyong”
 
G4BSociety for Asian and Comparative Philosophy, Session 1
Topic: Critical Topics in Tibetan and Chan/Zen Buddhism
Chair: Victor Forte (Albright College)
Presenters: Steven Heine (Florida International University)
“Causality of Non-Causality? Revisiting the Storm Over Critical Buddhism”
Albert Welter (University of Arizona)
“What is Chan Buddhism? Modern Zen Seen in Chinese Chan Perspectives”
Kenneth W. Holloway (Florida Atlantic University)
“When Did Modern Chan/Zen Buddhism Begin?”
 
G4CSociety of Philosophers in America, Session 1
Topic: Philosophical Conversation Starters: Tools and Strategies
Chair: James William Lincoln (University of Kentucky)
Speakers: Jana Mohr Lone (University of Washington)
“Art, Literature, and Activities: Opening into Philosophy”
Dustyn Addington (University of Washington)
“Bypassing Philosophical Anxiety”
James William Lincoln (University of Kentucky)
“Relational Meetings and Philosophical Community”
Sergia Hay (Pacific Lutheran University)
Michael Rings (Pacific Lutheran University)
“Setting the Tone: Why Format Matters for Philosophical Conversations”
 

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

 

THURSDAY EVENING, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

G5AInternational Association for the Philosophy of Sport
Topic: Sport and Admiration
Chair: Shawn E. Klein (Arizona State University)
Speakers: Jack Bowen (Menlo College)
Kyle Fruh (Stanford University)
Tara Smith (University of Texas at Austin)
 
G5BInternational Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy, Session 2
Topic: Metaphysics and the Ethical
Chair: Chengyi (Andrew) Peng (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
Speakers: Sin Yee Chan (University of Vermont)
“Cry For Her—Don’t Just Cry With Her—The Value of Compassion”
Wenqing Zhao (Whitman College)
“Gender as Natural Differentiation: A Critique”
Mathew Foust (Central Connecticut State University)
“Thoreau’s Mencian Ethics”
Colin Lewis (University of Colorado Colorado Springs)
“Xunzi’s Ritual Program: A Practice Model of Virtue”
 
G5CNorth American Society for Social Philosophy
Topic: Political Psychologies of Fear
Chair: Ami Harbin (Oakland University)
Speakers: Brady Heiner (California State University, Fullerton)
“Freedom is Terrifying: Prison, Reentry, and the Philosophy of Abolition”
Natalie Cisneros (Seattle University)
“The Paradox of ‘The Shadows’: Risk, Violence, and Immigration Politics”
Ami Harbin (Oakland University)
“Transposing Threats”
Barrett Emerick (St. Mary’s College of Maryland)
“White Fear and the Obligation to be Courageous”
 
G5DRadical Philosophy Association
Topic: Book Symposium: Javier Cardoza-Kon, Heidegger’s Politics of Enframing: Technology and Responsibility
Chair: José Jorge Mendoza (University of Massachusetts Lowell)
Author: Javier Cardoza-Kon (San José State University)
Critics: Brandon Absher (D’Youville College)
Ammon Allred (University of Toledo)
Francisco Gallegos (Wake Forest University)
 
G5ESociety for Analytical Feminism, Session 2
Topic: Considering Harm: From Micro to Atrocity
Chair: Samantha Brennan (University of Guelph)
Speakers: Jill Graper Hernandez (University of Texas at San Antonio)
“Forgiveness as Social Death: A Paradox of Moral Repair after Atrocity”
Emma McClure (University of Toronto)
“From Hate Speech to Microaggressions: A Spectrum of Dominating Speech Acts”
Amelia Wirts (Boston College)
“Himpathy and Intersectionality: Toward a Feminist Prison Abolitionism”
 
G5FSociety for Asian and Comparative Philosophy, Session 2
Topic: Feminism and Cross-Cultural Philosophy
Chair: Sai Bhatawadekar (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Presenters: Jing Liu (Sun Yat-sen University)
“Daoist Ecofeminism as a New Democracy”
Hwa Yeong Wang (Angye Research Institute for Korean Studies)
“Omitted Rite: Philosophizing the Confucian Gender Ritual”
Yuanfang Dai (Michigan State University)
“Philosophizing Debates and Prospects in Contemporary Chinese Feminist Thinking”
Sai Bhatawadekar (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
“The ‘Contact Improv’ Approach to Cross-Cultural Philosophy”
 
G5GSociety for German Idealism and Romanticism, Session 1
Topic: Space in Kant
Chair: R. Brian Tracz (University of California, San Diego)
Speakers: James Messina (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
“Kantian Space and the Spinozism Charge”
Michael Friedman (Stanford University)
“Space and Geometry in Kant and Post-Kantian Idealism”
 
G5HSociety for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Session 1
Topic: Poetry, Narrative and Rhetoric in Medieval and Renaissance Approaches to Language
Chair: John Inglis (University of Dayton)
Speakers: Nicolas Faucher (University of Helsinki)
“Faith and Rhetoric in Giles of Rome”
Sean Erwin (Barry University)
“Mixed Bodies, Agency, and Narrative in Lucretius and Machiavelli”
Sayeh Meisami (University of Dayton)
“Poetry as a Primary Tool of Philosophical Inquiry in Later Islamic Philosophy”
Mélanie Walton (Belmont University)
“Sensuous Stutters, Expressive Displacements: Ps.-Dionysius and Boethius as Medieval Postmoderns”
 
G5ISociety for Natural Religion
Speakers: Greg Goodrich (GateWay Community College)
“Is There a Division Between Natural Religion and Faith?”
Owen Anderson (Arizona State University)
“When is Ignorance Inexcusable?”
 
G5JSociety for Philosophy in the Contemporary World
Topic: Book Symposium: Eddy Souffrant, Global Development: A Critique of Global Capitalism
Moderator: S. West Gurley (Sam Houston State University)
Author: Eddy Souffrant (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Critics: Audra Jenson (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Lara Trout (University of Portland)
 
G5KSociety for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Session 1
Topic: Book Symposium: David Rondel, Pragmatist Egalitarianism
Moderator: Colin Koopman (University of Oregon)
Author: David Rondel (University of Nevada, Reno)
Critics: Susan Dieleman (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
Alexander Livingston (Cornell University)
Robert Talisse (Vanderbilt University)
 
G5LSociety for the History of Political Philosophy, Session 1
Topic: Plato on Rule, Eros, and Law
Chair: Kelly Martin (Tulane University of New Orleans)
Speakers: Derek Duplessie (Harvard University)
“Alcibiades in the Symposium and the Frogs
Keir Willett (Tulane University of New Orleans)
“Law in Plato’s Minos
Amanda Greene (University College London and Princeton University)
“Plato on Ruling and Being Ruled”
 
G5MSociety for the Philosophy of Creativity
Topic: Ecology and Creativity: East and West
Chair: Russell J. Duvernoy (Seattle University)
Speakers: Rebekah Sinclair (University of Oregon)
“Acting Like Animals: Butler, Creativity, and The Performance of Species”
Meilin Chinn (Santa Clara University)
“The Way Back: Daoist Reversal and Phenomenological Reduction”
Commentator: Russell J. Duvernoy (Seattle University)
 
 

THURSDAY EVENING, 6:00 - 9:00 P.M.

G6AAmerican Association of Philosophy Teachers, Session 1
Topic: Teaching Core Texts: Thomson’s “A Defense of Abortion”
Chair: Ian Smith (Washburn University)
Speakers: Matthew Meyer (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
“Teaching Thomson with Technology: How iClickers can Enhance Student Comprehension of Thomson’s Famous Analogies”
Mara Harrell (Carnegie Mellon University)
“Teaching with Diagrams: Thomson’s ‘A Defense of Abortion’”
Bertha Manninen (Arizona State University)
“Violinists, People Seeds, and Burglaring Burglars: Helping Students Appreciate Thomson’s Thought Experiments”
Nicole Dular (Franklin College)
“Widespread Violin-se? The Importance of Statistics to Teaching on Abortion”
 
G6BCenter for New Narratives in Philosophy
Topic: Sympathy in Theory and in Practice: the Moral and Political Philosophy of Sophie de Grouchy and her Interlocutors
Chair: Marcy Lascano (University of Kansas)
Speakers: Eric Schliesser (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
“Grouchy, Hume, and Shaftesbury on Enthusiasm”
Meena Krishnamurthy (University of Michigan)
“Making Pictures, Making Racial Progress: Smith, de Grouchy, and Martin Luther King Jr.”
Sandrine Bergès (Bilkent Universitesi)
“Sympathy for the Guillotined—Sophie de Grouchy, Seneca, and Spectator Punishment”
 
G6CHellenistic Philosophy Society
Topic: Stoic Ethics
Chairs: Kelly Arenson (Duquesne University)
J. Clerk Shaw (University of Tennessee)
Speakers: Michael Tremblay (Queen’s University)
“Digestion (Pepsis) and Moral Education in Epictetus”
Allison Pineros Glasscock (Yale University)
“Education, Benefits, and the Object of Gratitude in Seneca’s De Beneficiis
Simon Shogry (Oxford University)
“The Stoic Theory of Erotic Expertise”
Michael Vazquez (University of Pennsylvania)
Cum officio selectio: A Proposal for Stoic Practical Reasoning”
 
G6DNorth American Neo-Kantian Society
Speakers: David Suarez (University of Toronto)
“Architectonic Drift: Kant, Hegel, and Cassirer on the History of Reason”
G. Anthony Bruno (Royal Holloway, University of London)
“Lask’s Fateful Interpretation of Fichte”
Scott Edgar (Saint Mary’s University)
“The Function of History in Hermann Cohen’s Critique of Knowledge”
Samantha Matherne (Harvard University)
“Toward an Aesthetic A Priori: Merleau-Ponty’s Reading of Kant”
 
G6EPhilosophy of Time Society
Topic: Philosophy of Time Society
Chairs: Maria Balcells (Bucknell University)
Adrian Bardon (Wake Forest University)
Speakers: Emily Thomas (University of Durham)
“Evolution and Revolutions in the History of British Metaphysics”
Christina Conroy (Morehead State University)
Alastair Wilson (University of Birmingham)
Panelists: Valtteri Arstila (University of Turku)
Henry Pollock (University of Leeds)
Daria Vitasovic (Università degli Studi di Milano)
 
G6FSøren Kierkegaard Society
Topic: Book Symposium: George Connell, Kierkegaard and the Paradox of Religious Diversity
Chair: Sheridan Hough (College of Charleston)
Author: George Connell (Concordia College)
Speakers: Jennifer Veninga (St. Edwards University)
“Both/And to the Either/Or: Kierkegaard’s Paradox of the Universal and Particular in a Religiously Diverse World”
Sheridan Hough (College of Charleston)
“Kierkegaard, Ethics, and a Confucian Dilemma”
Sergia Hay (Pacific Lutheran University)
“Reading Kierkegaard for Our Context”
 
 

THURSDAY EVENING, 8:00 - 10:00 P.M.

G7AInternational Society for Chinese Philosophy, Session 1
Topic: What’s Emotion Got To Do With It?: Mohist Caring in Ethics and Politics
Chair: Henrique Schneider (City University)
Speakers: Henrique Schneider (City University)
“Being a Self-Interested, Parents-Loving Person Delighted by Music—and a Mohist”
Gordon B. Mower (Brigham Young University)
“Mozi and the Family”
Eirik Lang Harris (Hong Kong Baptist University)
“On Some Similarities Between Mozi and Han Fei”
Young Sun Back (Sungkyunkwan University)
“Rethinking Mozi’s Jian’ai”
Commentator: Andrew Ruble (University of Utah)
 
G7BNorth American Spinoza Society, Session 1
Chairs: Torin Doppelt (McMaster University)
Sarah Kizuk (Marquette University)
Speakers: Francesca Di Poppa (Texas Tech University)
“Superstition, Free Speech, and “Catholica Fides” in Spinoza’s Res Publica”
Michael Rosenthal (University of Washington)
 
G7CSociety for Applied Philosophy
Topic: Appropriate Blame for Transgressions Committed Long Ago
Chair: Rosalind Chaplin (University of California, San Diego)
Speakers: Benjamin Matheson (Stockholms Universitet)
“Apologies for Atrocities”
Andreas Brekke Carlsson (Universitetet i Oslo)
“Guilt, Grief, and Blameworthiness Over Time”
 
G7DSociety for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Session 2
Topic: Personhood, Consciousness, and Metaphysics in Dewey and James
Chair: Ried Gustafson (Portland State University)
Speakers: Mark Fortney (University of Toronto)
“James on the Duration of Thought & the Nature of Consciousness”
Johnathan C. Flowers (Worcester State University)
“On Persons & Individuals: Towards a Naturalistic Account of Personhood in John Dewey”
Stuart Rosenbaum (Baylor University)
“William James’ Metaphysics”
 
G7ESociety for the History of Political Philosophy, Session 2
Topic: Eros, Politics, and Philosophy: Bacon and Nietzsche
Chair: Derek Duplessie (Harvard University)
Speakers: Kelly Martin (Tulane University of New Orleans)
“Erotic Longing in Bacon’s Modern Utopia”
William Wood (University of Chicago)
“Nietzsche’s Philosophical and Political Intentions in Beyond Good and Evil
 
G7FSociety for the Study of Philosophy and the Martial Arts, Session 2
Chair: Joseph J. Lynch (California Polytechnic State University)
Speakers: Ron Dziwenka (Salisbury State University)
“A Grand Theory of Practice: From Process to Praxis to Intuition”
Allan Bäck (Kutztown University of Pennsylvania)
“A Taekwondo Muddle”
Alexander David Miller (Piedmont Technical College)
“Artist of Life: Bruce Lee’s Philosophical Method of Embodiment”
Johnathan Flowers (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
“Martial Art as Experience: A Pragmatist Aesthetics of Martial Arts”
 
G7GSociety for the Study of Process Philosophies
Topic: Process Canons and History
Chair: John Quiring (Victor Valley College)
Speakers: Daniel A. Dombrowski (Seattle University)
“A History of the Concept of God: A Hartshornian Outline”
Keith Robinson (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)
“Process and Time in Analytic and Continental Philosophy”
Zayin Cabot (California State University, East Bay)
“Whitehead and Contemporary Academia: Animism, Affect, Telos, and Agency”
 

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

 

FRIDAY EVENING, 7:00 - 9:00 P.M.

G8AAmerican Association of Philosophy Teachers, Session 2
Topic: Closing Reception: Undergraduate Research and Faculty SoTL Poster Session
Chair: Kaitlin Louise Pettit (University of Utah)
Speakers: Mark Fortney (University of Toronto)
“Teaching at the Intersection of Philosophy and Science”
Sharon Bailin (Simon Fraser University)
Mark Battersby (Capilano University)
“The Inquiry Approach to Critical Thinking”
Presenters: Louise Pedersen (University of Utah)
“Course Proposal for Philosophical Issues in Feminism: Lessons from Beyoncé’s Lemonade
Rebeka Ferreira (Green River Community College)
“Environmental Ethics Activism Project”
Danielle Guzman (University of Texas at El Paso)
“Practical Deliberation and the Salience of Available Reasons”
Ruth Boeker (University College Dublin)
“Practicing Philosophical Skills”
Joshua R. Petersen (Stanford University)
“Refined Inconsistent Belief Revision”
Lauren Viramontes (University of Texas at El Paso)
“Subjectivism, Paternalism, and Theories of Reason”
Aleta Quinn (University of Idaho)
“Teaching Philosophy to Scientists”
Sharon Bailin (Simon Fraser University)
Mark Battersby (Capilano University)
“The Inquiry Approach to Critical Thinking”
Chad Mohler (Truman State University)
“Use of Audio Comments in the Evaluation of Student Philosophy Essays”
Anthony Ferrucci (South Seattle College)
“Using Student Created Crossword Puzzles as Exam Study Guides”
 
G8BAssociation for Chinese Philosophers in America, Session 2
Topic: Comparative Perspectives of Chinese Philosophy
Chair: Eiho Baba (Furman University)
Speakers: Chenyang Li (Nanyang Technological University)
“A Confucian Solution to the Fungibility Problem of Friendship: Friends like Family with Particularized Virtues”
Jack Chun (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
“Feng Youlan: Between Confucianism and Daoism”
Rohan Sikri (University of Georgia)
“Mimetic, Conventional, and Cosmogonic Languages: Three Positions on the Analogical Relation between Words and Worlds in Classical China and Ancient Greece”
Eiho Baba (Furman University)
“The Role of Empathy and Deference in the Cultivation of Reverence (Jing): An Examination through Ito Jinsai’s Critique of Zhu Xi”
 
G8CCharles S. Peirce Society, Session 1
Topic: The Early Period in the Development of the Semiotic Theory
Speakers: Marc Champagne (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
“Preparing the Way for Logic as Semiotics in the First English Language Philosophy Journal”
Mats Bergman (University of Helsinki)
“Some Limits of Semiotic Formalism”
Respondent: Francesco Bellucci (Università degli Studi di Bologna)
 
G8DCritical Genealogies Workshop
Topic: Book Symposium: Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson, Genealogies of Terrorism
Chair: Colin Koopman (University of Oregon)
Author: Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson (University of Memphis)
Critics: Samir Haddad (Fordham University)
Sarah K. Hansen (California State University, Northridge)
Cressida Heyes (University of Alberta)
 
G8EKarl Jaspers Society of North America, Session 1
Topic: International Relations and Philosophy in a Global Age
Chair: Bruce Baugh (Thompson Rivers University)
Presenters: Kiki Berk (Southern New Hampshire University)
“Jaspers on Death”
Joshua Tepley (Saint Anselm College)
“Jaspers on the Question of Free Will”
Pierre Keller (University of California, Riverside)
“Kantian Constitutional Patriotism”
Aaron Berg (Claremont Graduate University)
“Liberal Democracy and the Limits of Technology”
Devin Zane Shaw (Douglas College)
“Unsettling Jaspers: Guilt and Settler Moves to Innocence”
 
G8FNorth American Kant Society, Session 2
Topic: Book Symposium: Marcus Willascheck, Kant on the Sources of Metaphysics: The Dialectic of Pure Reason
Chair: Lucy Allais (University of the Witwatersrand and University of California, San Diego)
Author: Marcus Willaschek (Universität Frankfurt)
Critics: Andrew Chignell (Princeton University)
Paul Guyer (Brown University)
 
G8GNorth American Korean Philosophy Association
Topic: Korean Philosophy and Modernity
Moderator: Boram Jeong (University of Colorado Denver)
Speakers: Jaeyoon Song (McMaster University)
“Neo-Confucian Views of the Caste System in the 18th Century Joseon (1392-1910) Korea”
Boram Jeong (University of Colorado Denver)
“The Newness of the New Women: Colonial Temporality and Feminist Resistance”
 
G8HSociety for German Idealism and Romanticism, Session 2
Topic: Book Symposium: Joseph Tinguely, Kant and the Reorientation of Aesthetics
Chair: Meghant Sudan (Colby College)
Author: Joseph Tinguely (University of South Dakota)
Critics: Naomi Fischer (Loyola University Chicago)
Moran Godess-Riccitelli (Universität Potsdam)
Samantha Matherne (Harvard University)
 
G8ISociety for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Session 2
Topic: Metaphysics and Epistemology in the Persianate World
Chair: Sayeh Meisami (University of Dayton)
Speakers: Davlat Dadikhuda (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
“Avicenna on Causal Necessity”
Giovanni Carrera (McGill University)
“Sense and Perception: 14th Century Debates on Semantics and Epistemology”
Arezu Riahi (Harvard University)
“The Evolution of Mental Existence: Nafs al-amr and Knowledge in the Commentaries on TÅ«sÄ«’s TajrÄ«d”
Muhammad U. Faruque (Fordham University)
“The View from the ‘I’: Consciousness, Self-Knowledge, and First-Person Subjectivity in Suhrawardi and Mulla Sadra”
 
G8JSociety for Mexican-American Philosophy, Session 1
Topic: Book Symposium: Daniel Campos, Loving Immigrants in America: An Experiential Philosophy of Personal Information
Chair: Lara Trout (University of Portland)
Author: Daniel Campos (Brooklyn College)
Critics: José Jorge Mendoza (University of Massachusetts Lowell)
José-Antonio Orosco (Oregon State University)
Grant J. Silva (Marquette University)
 
G8KSociety for the Metaphysics of Science
Topic: New Work on Laws and Governance
Chair: Nina Emery (Mount Holyoke College)
Speakers: Erica Shumener (University of Pittsburgh)
“Governance without Necessitation”
John T. Roberts (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“Is There Such a Process as Governance by Laws?”
David Builes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“Powerful Qualities: A Synthesis of Humean and Non-Humean Views”
Zee Perry (Rutgers University)
“There’s Nothing in the Rule Book That Says A Dog Can’t Play Basketball: Two Ways the Laws of Nature Might Govern”
 
G8LSociety for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW), Session 1
Chair: Jill Graper Hernandez (University of Texas at San Antonio)
Speakers: Joshua Watson (University of Tennessee)
“Émilie du Châtelet on the Dependence of the Extended on the Non-Extended”
Adwait A. Parker (Stanford University)
“Émilie du Châtelet’s Reversal of Newton’s Proof for Universal Gravity”
Melanie Tate (University of Washington)
“Elisabeth’s Objections to Descartes’ Theory of the Passions”
Daniel Collette (Marquette University)
“Lady Mary Shepherd’s Teleological Argument”
Eric Schliesser (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
“Sophie de Grouchy on Enthusiasm and Demagogues”
Margaret Schabas (University of British Columbia)
“The Economic Status of Women in the Writings of David Hume, Adam Smith, and Mary Wollstonecraft”
 
G8MSociety for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy, Session 1
Topic: Thomas Kuhn
Speakers: Lydia Patton (Virginia Tech)
“Can Philosophy be Taught? Socratic vs. Kuhnian Methods”
Bojana Mladenović (Williams College)
“Historicism and Naturalism in Kuhn’s Mature Thought”
Erich Reck (University of California, Riverside)
“Kuhn, Philosophical History, and the Context of Articulation”
 
 

FRIDAY EVENING, 7:00 - 10:00 P.M.

G9AMinorities and Philosophy
Topic: MAP & Improving Department Climate
Panelists: Carolina Flores (Rutgers University)
Keyvan Shafiei (Georgetown University)
Elise Woodard (University of Michigan)
Jingyi Wu (University of California, Irvine)
 
G9BPacific Association for the Continental Tradition
Topic: Philosophy in a Time of Crisis II: Looking Toward the Future
Chair: Marie-Eve Morin (University of Alberta)
Panelists: Russell J. Duvernoy (Seattle University)
Paulette Kidder (Seattle University)
Jing Liu (Sun Yat-sen University)
Peter W Milne (Seoul National University)
Marie-Eve Morin (University of Alberta)
Robert Trumbull (Seattle University)
Hakhamanesh Zangeneh (California State University Stanislaus)
 
G9CSociety for Realist-Antirealist Discussion
Topic: Proofs in Mathematical Practice
Speakers: Catarina Dutilh Novaes (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
“A Dialogical Conception of Explanation in Mathematical Proofs”
Otávio Bueno (University of Miami)
“Explanatory Mathematical Proofs”
Jody Azzouni (Tufts University)
“Informal Proof and Formal Derivations”
Silvia De Toffoli (Princeton University)
“Proofs, Simil-Proofs, and Mathematical Justification”
 
G9DSociety for the Philosophy of Human Rights
Topic: Book Symposium: Pablo Gilabert, Human Dignity and Human Rights
Speakers: Michael Blake (University of Washington)
“Gilabert on Global Justice”
Adam Etinson (University of St. Andrews)
“Gilabert on Human Dignity”
Cristina Lafont (Northwestern University)
“How Demanding is Human Dignity?”
Christian Barry (Australian National University)
“Rights at Work and Dignity”
Respondent: Pablo Gilabert (Concordia University)
 

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

 

SATURDAY EVENING, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

G10ACharles S. Peirce Society, Session 2
Topic: The Later Period in the Development of the Semiotic Theory
Speakers: Ahti Pietarinen (Tallinna Tehnikaülikool)
“Gamma and Grammar”
Jeffrey Downard (Northern Arizona University)
“The Logic of Mathematics, Genuine Triadic Relations, and the Classification of Signs”
James Jakob Liszka (State University of New York Plattsburgh)
“Why Peirce Went Wrong with the Classification of Signs”
Respondent: Francesco Bellucci (Università degli Studi di Bologna)
 
G10BHong Kong Kant Society, Session 1
Topic: Kant’s Moral Philosophy and its Political Application
Chair: Jonathan Jacobs (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
Speakers: Hon-Lam Li (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
“Aggregation and Kantian Contractualism”
David Brink (University of California, San Diego)
“Normative Perfectionism and the Kantian Tradition”
Hsin-wen Lee (University of Delaware)
“Reflections on Kant’s Penal Philosophy”
 
G10CInternational Society for Environmental Ethics, Session 2
Topic: Environmental Ethics
Speakers: C. Tyler DesRoches (Arizona State University)
“On the Preservation Paradox”
Rebekah Sinclair (University of Oregon)
“The Importance of Native American Logic for Environmental Ethics”
Daniel Callies (University of California, San Diego)
“The Principal-Agent Problem of Gene Drive Research”
Simona Capisani (University of California, Irvine)
“Towards a Feminist Ethic for Climate Change Refugees”
 
G10DKarl Jaspers Society of North America, Session 2
Topic: Book Symposium: Trevor Tchir, Hannah Arendt’s Theory of Political Action: Daimonic Disclosure of the ‘Who’
Chair: Dane Sawyer (University of La Verne)
Author: Trevor Tchir (Algoma University College)
Critics: Frederick M. Dolan (University of California, Berkeley)
Karin Fry (Georgia Southern University)
Jennifer Gaffney (Gettysburg College)
Samir Gandesha (Simon Fraser University)
Helmut Wautischer (Sonoma State University)
 
G10ESociety for Mexican-American Philosophy, Session 2
Topic: Policy and Social Movements in the US and Mexico
Chair: Lara Trout (University of Portland)
Speakers: Francisco Salinas Paz (Universidad de Guadalajara)
“Identity, Violence, and Policy Practices in México”
Steve Tammelleo (University of San Diego)
“Immigration Policy Under Trump: Society Must Be Defended”
Luis Rubén Díaz Cepeda (Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez)
“State of Rebellion: a Dusselian Approximation to the Building of Critical Social Movements”
 
G10FSociety for Skeptical Studies, Session 2
Speakers: Mark Walker (New Mexico State University)
“Epistemic Hubris as an Explanation for Philosophical Disagreement”
Charles Goldhaber (University of Pittsburgh)
“The Groundlessness of Skepticism”
 
G10GSociety for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW), Session 2
Chair: Jill Graper Hernandez (University of Texas at San Antonio)
Speakers: Qiu Lin (Duke University)
“Émilie du Châtelet’s Views on Space”
Paul L. Franco (University of Washington)
“Longino on Feminist & Traditional Values: Lessons for & in History of Modern Philosophy”
Trevor Jamieson (University of Dallas)
“Princess Elisabeth and the Soul’s Questionable Virtue”
Rebekah L. H. Rice (Seattle Pacific University)
“Reclaiming Causal Production: Lessons from Mary Shepherd”
Patrick Connolly (Lehigh University)
“Susanna Newcome’s Moral Philosophy”
Emily Waddle (University of Iowa)
“The Time of Cavendish’s Philosophical Fancies”
 
G10HSociety for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy, Session 2
Topic: Scientific Diaspora
Speakers: Christoph Limbeck-Lilienau (Universität Wien)
“Adapting Logical Empiricism. Carnap and Feigl in the 1930s in the US”
Alan Richardson (University of British Columbia)
“Ethical Non-Cognitivism and Political Action: The Role of Community in Hans Reichenbach’s Practical Philosophy”
Flavia Padovani (Drexel University)
“How Reichenbach Found His Way from Foundationalism to Pragmatism by Getting Stuck in Istanbul”
 
G10ISociety of Philosophers in America, Session 2
Topic: Underrepresented Subjects
Chair: Sarah Woolwine (University of Central Oklahoma)
Speakers: Sarah Woolwine (University of Central Oklahoma)
“Knowing Disability Transactionally: A Pragmatist Response to Epistemic Injustice”
Jay Potter (Claremont School of Theology)
“Listening to Voices Outside the Ivory Tower, or When was the Last Time you Quoted a Native American: On Pragmatist and Native Epistemologies”
Yannik Thiem (Villanova University)
“Representing Trans? Trouble with Categories, Methods, and Transgender Visibility”
 
 

SATURDAY EVENING, 6:00 - 9:00 P.M.

G11AAmerican Society for Aesthetics
Chair: C. Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley University)
Speakers: Anthony Cross (Texas State University)
“Agency Traps and Sticky Ends: Art and Agential Risk”
Matthew Strohl (University of Montana)
“On Aesthetic Akrasia”
Alex King (University at Buffalo)
“Self Versus Other: Aesthetics and Overridingness”
 
G11BPolitical Epistemology Network
Topic: Political Epistemology
Chair: Brian Berkey (University of Pennsylvania)
Speakers: Elizabeth Edenberg (Georgetown University)
“Civic Disagreement & Epistemic Peers: Building Mutual Respect”
Alex Worsnip (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“Compromising with the Uncompromising: Political Disagreement under Noncompliance”
Thomas Christiano (University of Arizona)
“The Basis of Political Equality”
Commentators: Aaron Ancell (Harvard University)
Hanna Gunn (Vanderbilt University)
Emily McGill (Keene State College)
 
G11CRichard Rorty Society
Chair: David Rondel (University of Nevada, Reno)
Speakers: Susan Dieleman (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
“Nonideal Liberal Hope”
Colin Koopman (University of Oregon)
“Rorty’s Pluralistic Metaphilosophy”
Tracy Llanera (University of Connecticut)
“Rorty, Transcendence, and Metaphilosophy”
 
G11DSociety for German Idealism
Chair: J. M. Fritzman (Lewis & Clark College)
Speakers: Brandon Beasley (University of Calgary)
“The Importance of the Introduction to Hegel’s Phenomenology for Post-Sellarsian Thought”
Kevin Thompson (DePaul University)
“Hegel on the Movement of the Concept: Contra Teleological Necessity”
Lara Ostaric (Temple University)
“Regaining Subjectivity in Absolute Freedom: Schelling’s Ontological Extension of Kant’s Radical Evil in the Freiheitsschrift
Commentators: Senem Saner (California State University, Bakersfield)
John McCumber (University of California, Los Angeles)
Tyler Tritten (Gonzaga University)
 
G11ESociety for Philosophy and Disability
Topic: Disability, Prenatal Selection, and Parenthood
Chair: Kaitlin Louise Pettit (University of Utah)
Speakers: David Wasserman (National Institutes of Health)
“Is There a Mean in Prenatal Selectivity? If So, What Are the Extremes?”
Tiffany Campbell (University of Utah)
“Prenatal Genetic Therapy and Disability: Can the ‘Open Future’ View Answer to the Expressivist Objection?”
Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee)
“Remarks on Campbell and Blankmeyer Burke”
Jonathan Chernoguz (Harvard University)
“Remarks on Goering and Wasserman”
Sara Goering (University of Washington)
“Resisting Eugenic Pressures: Parenthood, Reproductive Technologies, and the (Surprising?) Virtue of Being Content with Imperfection”
Teresa Blankmeyer Burke (Gallaudet University)
 
G11FSociety for the Philosophy of Sex and Love
Topic: Engaging with Kate Manne’s Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny
Chair: Jordan Pascoe (Manhattan College)
Speakers: Angelique Szymanek (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)
“‘My Cunt is Wet with Fear’: Misogyny and Desire in the Art of Tracy Emin”
Qrescent Mali Mason (Haverford College)
“I Wanna be Down, Girl: Misogyny is an Intersectional Key”
Dianna Taylor (John Carroll University)
“Misogyny in the Era of #MeToo”
Ann J. Cahill (Elon University)
“The Impossibility and Necessity of Resistance Against Misogyny: Filling the Jails”
 
G11GWestern Phenomenology Conference
Chair: Omar Rivera (Southwestern University)
Speakers: Jason Winfree (California State University Stanislaus)
“Nietzsche and Historical Consciousness”
Peter Warnek (University of Oregon)
“Nietzsche’s Responsibility”
Commentator: Daniela Vallega-Neu (University of Oregon)
 
G11HWilfrid Sellars Society
Speakers: Andreja Novakovic (University of California, Riverside)
“Hegel as the ‘Great Foe of Immediacy’”
Clinton Tolley (University of California, San Diego)
“Kand and Sellars on the Difference Between Intuitive and Physical Space”
Pierre Keller (University of California, Riverside)
“Sellars, the Dynamics of Reason, and the Copernican Revolution”
Commentator: Peter Thielke (Pomona College)
 
 

SATURDAY EVENING, 8:00 - 10:00 P.M.

G12AHong Kong Kant Society, Session 2
Topic: Pluralism in Kant’s Metaphysics and Theory of Religion
Chair: Hsin-wen Lee (University of Delaware)
Speakers: Chong-Fuk Lau (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
“A New Look at Kant’s Concepts of Noumenon”
Jonathan Jacobs (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
“Kant and Religious Pluralism”
Stephen Palmquist (Hong Kong Baptist University)
“Kant on the Dignity of Authentic Religion”
Jack Chun (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
“Kant’s Theories of Judgment”
 
G12BInternational Society for Chinese Philosophy, Session 2
Topic: Reinterpreting Classical Chinese Philosophy
Chair: On-cho Ng (Pennsylvania State University)
Speakers: Michael Harrington (Duquesne University)
“Does the Junzi or Noble Person Feel Angst?”
Alexa Nord-Bronzyk (Nanyang Technological University)
“Guo Xiang on Fasting of the Xin: A Focus on Translation Comparison”
Jing Hu (Concordia University)
“Shameless Bullies and Shameless Heros—a Discussion of Shame's Communal Moral Value”
Daniel J. Stephens (Duke Kunshan University)
“Value Pluralism and Later Mohist Ethics”
Commentator: Sin Yee Chan (University of Vermont)
 
G12CNorth American Spinoza Society, Session 2
Chair: Kristin Primus (University of California, Berkeley)
Speakers: Torin Doppelt (McMaster University)
Antti Hiltunen (University of California, Los Angeles)
Colin Marshall (University of Washington)
Lilli Alanen (Uppsala Universitet and University of Helsinki)