2006 Annual Conference

Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World
Preliminary Program Schedule

Posted July 2006
 

Saturday, July 22
6:30 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks (Trudy Conway)

 

7:00 p.m.

 

Social

 

Sunday, July 23
9:00-10:30

 

Oladele Balogun

“The Relevance of Philosophy to African Thought”

 

James King

“Lying Beside Truth: The Tragedy of Lying or Do You Lie to the Nazi?”

 

10:45-12:15

 

Howard Ponzer

“Hegel’s Speculative Idealism: A Return to Realism”

 

Rob Metcalf

“Nietzsche’s Inner Christian”

 

 

LUNCH
2:00-2:45

 

Ramona Ilea

“Philosophy’s Impact in the Public Domain: Animal Ethics and the Use of Examples”

 

 

 

 

Sunday, Cont.

3:00-5:00

 

Panel Discussion

 

Trudy Conway, Ralph Ellis, and Karen Bardsley

 

 

 

Monday, July 24

 

9:00-10:30

 

Jeremiah Conway

“The Humor of Philosophy”

 

David Chan

“Faith and Leadership”

 

10:45-12:15

 

Jeremy Wisnewski

“Marcuse, Wittgenstein, and the Critique of Social Practice”

 

Roger Paden

“Meanings and Worldviews: On Interpreting Wittgenstein”

 

 

LUNCH
2:00-2:45

 

Andy Fiala

“Playing with Plato’s Dove: Anarchy, Peace, and Philosophy”

 

3:00-5:00

 

Business Meeting

Tuesday, July 25
9:00-10:30

 

Janet Donohoe

“Tradition in Crisis: Benjamin, Heidegger, Husserl and the Primacy of Space”

 

George Teschner

“Terrorism and the Phenomenology of Understanding”

 

 

10:45-12:15

 

P. Eddy Wilson

“Ethical Experts and Socratic Irony”

 

Michael Krom

“The Relevance of Contemplation: Aristotle on the Philosopher and the Common Good”

 

Afternoon Trip—Rafting
 

Wednesday, July 26
9:00-10:30

 

Paul Haught

“Explicating Wonder as a Humean Environmental Virtue”

 

Jack Weir

“Casuistry and Intuitionism: Old and New Friends”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, Cont.

 

10:45-12:15

 

Michael Krausz

“From Elucidation to Edification”

 

Noel Boulting

“On the Question ‘Is Life Worth Living?’ or Does it Depend Upon the Liver?”

 

LUNCH
2:00-3:30

 

Roundtable Discussion: “The Public or Political Relevance of Philosophy”

 

 

 

Thursday, July 27
9:00-10:30

 

Chris Chapman

“Exploration of a Contractarian Procedure for Participatory Design”

 

Eric Thomas Weber

“Who Wants to Read a Handbook”