Thursday, April 19, 2012

KPA Spring 2012 Meeting & Program

Saturday, April 28, 2012 
Centre College 
Danville, Kentucky 

Keynote Address:
Anita Superson
University of Kentucky

Full Program (with abstracts) (pdf)

8:30-9:00 a.m. - Registration, Breakfast, Welcome, Ewen Room

9:00-10:00 a.m.:

Audrey Anton, Western Kentucky University
“Fixed and Flexible Characters: Aristotle on the Permanence and Mutability of Distinct Types of Character”
Commentator: Eva Maria Cadavid, Centre College
Ewen Room
10:00-11:00 a.m.:

Ben Dixon, Stephen F. Austin State University
“A Decision Procedure for Sustainable Development”
Commentator: Robert Sandmeyer, University of Kentucky
Ewen Room

Robert Guerin, University of Kentucky
“Presuppositions and Grounds: Maimon and Fichte on the Quid Facti of the Transcendental Deduction”
Commentator: Chaz DeBord, University of Kentucky
Room 201


Adam Bowen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Perceptual Atomism and the Charge of Tensed Content”
Commentator: Terry Pence, Northern Kentucky University
Ewen Room

Robert Carry Osborne, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Why Death Is a Loss: The Asymmetry of Pre-Natal and Post-Mortem Non-Existence”
Commentator: Clint Jones, University of Kentucky
Room 201

Noon-1:00 p.m.: Lunch, Location TBA

1:00-2:00 p.m.: Business Meeting: All Are Welcome and Invited, Ewen Room

2:00-3:00 p.m.:

Winner of the 2012 KPA Student Essay Contest
Harry Chalmers, Centre College
“On the Incompatibility of Free Will and Determinism: Exploring the Role of Choice”
Commentator: Audrey Anton, Western Kentucky University
Ewen Room

3:00-4:00 p.m.:

Keynote Address
Anita Superson, University of Kentucky
“Moral Bindingness”
Ewen Room

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