2nd Annual MAP-Penn Non-western Philosophy Conference

February 26, 2016 - February 27, 2016
Minorities and Philosophy (Penn)

402 Cohen Hall
249 S 36th St
Philadelphia 19104
United States


Aditi Chaturvedi
University of Pennsylvania
Nabeel Hamid
University of Pennsylvania

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2nd Annual MAP-Penn Non-western Philosophy Conference

February 26-27, 2016

University of Pennsylvania

All talks will take place in 402 Claudia Cohen Hall

Friday February 26

1:00-2:00pm Lunch and opening discussion

3:00-5:00pm Keynote: Jay Garfield (Smith/Yale-NUS/Melbourne): “Knots in the Dao”

5:00-6:00pm Reception

6:30 Dinner

Saturday, February 27

9:00-9:30 Breakfast

9:30-10:45 Xiaomei Yang (Southern Connecticut State): “Can Personal/Partial Love Be a Normative Reason?”; commentator: Bryan van Norden (Vassar)

10:45 -12:00 Nalini Bhushan (Smith): “The Modern Indian Subject: Self and Consciousness in AC Mukerji (1888-1968)”; commentator: Deven Patel (Penn)

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:15 Jon McGinnis (Missouri): “A Matter of Priorities: Avicenna’s Solution to Meno’s Paradox and Its Implications for the Sciences”; commentator: Julie Klein (Villanova)

2:15-3:15 Panel discussion on teaching non-western philosophy: Aditi Chaturvedi (Penn), James Maffie (Maryland), Kathleen Wright (Haverford), Alan Fox (Delaware)

3:15-3:30 Coffee break

3:30-4:45 Susana Nuccetelli (St. Cloud State): “Why Is There No Quine in Latin American Philosophy?”; commentator: Alex Guerrero (Penn)

4:45-6:00 Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Columbia): “’African Philosophy’: A History of the Expression”; commentator: Rasul Miller (Penn)

6:30 Dinner

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