8th Annual Calvin-GVSU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

April 3, 2020
Department of Philosophy, Grand Valley State University

Eberhard Center
Grand Rapids
United States

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  • Calvin University

Keynote speakers:

Northwestern University


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Submission Deadline: Friday February 7

Key Note Speaker: 

Christina LaFont

(Northwestern University) 

This year, we are honored to welcome Dr. Cristina Lafont, Harold H. and Virginia Anderson Professor of Philosophy at Northwestern University, as our Keynote Speaker. She works in critical theory and hermeneutics, but her current research is mainly in political philosophy, particularly on questions of democracy. At our conference, she will deliver a talk entitled: 

“Democracy without Shortcuts: The Democratic Ideal of Self-Government and the Problem of Blind Deference” 

Undergraduates working in all areas of philosophy are encouraged to submit. Full paper requirements and submission details are in the conference 

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