Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Free Philosophy Conference

Anyone interested in attending this at CU Boulder? The letter is from the Department of Philosophy.

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Dear Philosophy Friends,

In conjunction with the tenth-annual summer seminar at CU–Boulder, the Philosophy Department is hosting a tenth-anniversary reunion conference on July 24–25. Attendance is free and open to the Colorado philosophical community.

The schedule is as follows:

Friday, July 24th:2:00–3:15pm: Eric Swanson (Univ. of Michigan)“Counterpart Theory and Limit Assumptions”

3:45–5:00pm: Daniel Z. Korman (Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)“Restricted Composition without Sharp Cut-Offs”

Saturday, July 25th:9:00–10:15am: David Robb (Davidson College)“Are Properties Dependent Beings?”

10:45am–12:00pm: Christina Van Dyke (Calvin College)“The End of (Human) Life as We Know It: Thomas Aquinas on Bodies, Persons, and Death”

LUNCH

1:45–3:00pm: Katherine F. King (London School of Economics)“Lucky Genes? An Argument against the Natural Lottery”

3:30–4:30pm: Bas van Fraassen (San Francisco State Univ./Princeton)“Measurement Seen through Theory-Colored Glasses”

4:30–5:30pm: Isabelle Peschard (San Francisco State Univ.)“Measurement Seen through the Experimenters’ Eyes”

*All talks will be in MCOL W100, two buildings west of Hellems Hall on the CU–Boulder campus.

1 comment:

Curt Metcalfe said...

This looks interesting. I think I will try and make it for Saturday.

Also, are you going to the Society of Christian Philosophers conference at Ft. Lewis is Durango in October?