Michigan State University Graduate Student Philosophy Conference

February 10, 2012 - February 12, 2012
Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University

Michigan State University
East Lansing
United States

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Keynote speakers:

John McClendon III
Michigan State University
Jason Read
University of Southern Maine

Organisers:

Daniel Beck
Michigan State University
Andrew Woodson
Michigan State University

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Occupy Philosophy:

Dialogue and Reflection on Economic Inequality, Capitalism, and Democracy in America

February 10-11, 2012

In light of recent events illuminating ongoing critiques of how wealth and resources are distributed in America, it is timely to interrogate the ethical, conceptual and methodological issues arising when capitalism and other political economic systems are evaluated. This conference is primarily concerned with the ways that philosophy can mediate discussions of economic power, human welfare, institutional justice, and the cost-benefit analyses that inform economic choices.

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February 11, 2012, 2:00pm EST

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