This program contains links to abstracts of the conference papers
Friday, August 9th
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. -- Registration 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. -- Dinner 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. -- Welcome/Introduction to Society 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. -- Reception
Saturday, August 10th
Session I -- Erin McKenna, Chair 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Isaiah Smithson, Salvaging a Theory of Forest Ethics Noel Boulting, A Triadic Interpretation of Contingency Wendy Lee-Lampshire, Anthropomorphism without Anthropocentrism: A Wittgensteinian Ecofeminist Alternative to Deep Ecology
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. -- LUNCH
Session II -- Michael Briand, Chair 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Eddy Souffrant, Looking Through Liberalist Lenses Christopher Kilby, Aid and Sovereignty
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. BREAK
Session III -- Peter Mehl, Chair 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
James Sauer, What does a Bribe Buy? Commerce, Bribery and the Structure of Moral Knowledge
Michael McKenna, The Limits of Evil and the Role of Moral Address: A Defense of Strawsonian Compatibilism
4:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. DINNER
7:00 p.m. EVENING ACTIVITIES
Laura Duhan Kaplan, I Married an Empiricist
Sunday, August 11th
Session IV -- Christopher Kilby, Chair 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Richard deTar, An Empedoclean Epistemology Peter Mehl, William James' Ethics and the New Casuistry
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. BREAK
Session V -- Ray Kolcaba, Chair 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Val Kosky, A Philosophical Conceptualization Hiam Gordon, Graham Greene's 'Stamboul Train" as a Critique of Martin Heidegger's Ontology
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. LUNCH
Session VI -- Lani Roberts, Chair 1:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m
Dick Burton, A Socialist-Feminist View of Women's Oppression in the Contemporary United States Joy Riddle and Jillene Moore, The Spiritual Woman at Work in the World Sharon Hartline, Battered Women Who Kill: Victims and Agents of Violence
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. BREAK
Session VII -- Joe Frank Jones, Chair 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ray Kolcaba, Loss of the World Christopher Michaelson, Philosophy's Stylistic Retreat from the World
Monday, August 12th
Session VIII -- J. Craig Hanks, Chair 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
William Stephens, Four Ancient Perspectives on Everyday Death Jeff Jordan, Death and Intrinsic Value Mark Doorley, Teaching of Ethics
REST OF DAY FOR HIKING IN THE ROCKIES!!
Tuesday, August 13th
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. River Fall Road Trip
Session IX -- Sally J. Scholz, Chair 9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Richard Cohen, Privacy in Public World Joe Frank Jones, An Error of Postmodernism: Relative Truth and Philosophical Counseling Michael Krausz, Changing One's Mind, Changing One's Emotions
11:45 a.m - 1:00 p.m. LUNCH
Session X -- Stan Harrison, Chair 1:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Charles Kaplan, Discipline or Domination: An Ethical Dilemma in Childrearing Laura Duhan Kaplan, From Solipsism to Ethics: One Parents Journey Carmella Epright, TBA
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. BREAK
Session XI -- James Sauer, Chair 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Patricia Thompson, Revisiting Hestia: Goddess of Everyday Life Erin McKenna and J. Craig Hanks, Fragmented Selves and the Loss of Community
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. DINNER
7:00 p.m. Business Meeting
Wednesday, August 14th
Session XII -- Bryan Wiebe, Chair 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Joseph Wagner, Incommensurable Differences Jack Weir, Way of Life Arguments
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. LUNCH
Session XIII -- Jack Weir, Chair 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sally Scholz, Communicative and Universal Approaches to Solidarity: The Paradox of the Privileged Peter Simon Roth, Blacks and Jews: A Disparity of Self- Esteem
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. -- Closing Dinner:
Meet at a local restaurant for a Dutch Treat dinner (Families Welcome!)
Thursday, August 15th
Goodbye, pack-up, safe travels