Michigan State University 3rd Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

March 15, 2013 - March 16, 2013
Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University

530 South Kedzie Hall
East Lansing 48824
United States

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Keynote speakers:

Graham Priest
University of Melbourne

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We are pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Michigan State University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be held on March 15-16, 2013!  This year's conference will feature a keynote presentation by Graham Priest.

The conference schedule is as follows:

Friday, March 15th

4:00-5:00pm "Railton's Moral Properties and Sinclair's Critique of Them" by Reyes Espinoza (University of Texas at El Paso)

5:00-6:00pm "Redefining the Class of Qualitative States - A Reply to Shoemaker" by Michael Pratt (Grand Valley State University)

6:00-7:00pm "Skeptical Theism and the Hume-Style Argument from Evil" by Jim Elliott (Purdue University)

Saturday, March 16th

9:00-10:00am "Habituating toward the Transcendent Eudaimonia: A Synthesis of Plato and Aristotle's Understanding of the Good" by Jorge Rodriguez (Gordon College)

10:00-11:00am "What Functional Reductionism Means for Normative Epistemology" by Alexander Agnello (Concordia University)

11:00am-12:00pm "Anomalous Monism and Humanoids" by Aaron Schultz (Grand Valley State University)

12:00-1:00pm "Hume's New Philosophy of Man" by Matthew Elkin (Knox College)

1:00-2:00pm Lunch

2:00-3:00pm "Beauvoir Contra Sartre: Inter-Subjective Existentialist Ethics as a Critique to Hyper-Individuality" by Hillary Uldricks (Grand Valley State University)

3:00-4:00pm "Suffering without Support, Badness without Blame: A Consequentialist Approach to Compassion Fatigue" by Seth Wolin (University of Michigan)

4:00-6:00pm "Can Logic Be Revised?" by Prof. Graham Priest (Melbourne, St. Andrew's, CUNY Graduate Center)

Questions or concerns can be emailed to: philclub@msu.edu

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