Philosophy in the Contemporary WorldSociety for Philosophy in the Contemporary World 7th Annual Conference - July21-27, 2000 YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, Colorado FRIDAY, JULY 21: Registration & Reception 7pm
SATURDAY, JULY 22: METAPHYSICS
Session I: Chair Jeff Jordan
8:30 - Robin Podolsky Essence or Perspective? The Beloved in Levinas.
9:30- Laura Duhan Kaplan Body, Mind, and Breath: a mystical perspective.
10:30- Ralph D. Ellis Heidegger and Marcel on Self-deception and the Elasticity of Hope.
11:30- Marie Fleming Gadamers Instrumentalist View of the Other.
Session II: Chair Stiv Fleishman
1:30- Patricia J. Thompson Feminism and Perspectivism: Dual Domains in Everyday Life.
2:20- Ellen C. Landers
Maintaining Awe and Managing Terror: Assessing Philosophys Role as a Cultural Worldview in Soloman, Greenberg, andPyszczynskis Terror Management Theory. 3:30- Brooks S.H. Siegal The Choices of a Character.
4:30- Jeff Jordan God and Pointless Evil.
SUNDAY, JULY 23: SOCIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Session III: Chair: Andreea Deciu
8:30- Dennis Miller Philosophy and Everyday Life.
9:30- A. Chadwick Ray Contractualsim and Reasonable Rejectability.
10:30- Susan Youngblood Perceptual Hierarchies: an Interpretation of Alienation.
11:30- James Stacy Taylor Surveillance, Privacy, and Autonomy.
Session IV: Chair: Carmela Epright
1:30- Alex Moseley The Ethics of Military Intervention.
2:30- Ronald Sandler Against an Obligation of Humanitarian Military Intervention.
3:30- Ashley K. Fernandes Hegel on Capital Punishment: a critical analysis.
4:30- Raymond Kolcaba. Human Obsolescence: a dialog. With: Katharine Kolcaba as The Narrator Raymond Kolcaba as Becket Geist Richard VanDerveer as Fortran McCyborg Jill VanDerveer as Nonette Naturski
BUSINESS MEETING 7:30-9:00
Open to all members.
MONDAY, JULY 24: Day in the Park
Session V: Chair: Laura Duhan Kaplan
8:00 pm- Paul Churchill - A Defense of Toleration as a Virtue.
TUESDAY, JULY 25: Epistemology and Ethics
Session VI: Chair: Stiv Fleishman
8:30- Houghton Dalrymple Perception, Consciousness, and Objective Knowledge.
9:30- Michael Ming Yang Reference, Translation and Ontological Relativity.
10:30- Herman Stark Logic and Social Criticism.
11:30- Noel Boulting The Reification Problem: One Conception or Three?
Session VII: Chair: Chang-Seong Hong
1:30- Anita Ho Ethical Issues of Unequal Access to Health Care Services.
2:30- Nance Cunningham Infants Right to Withdraw Remains Even When Parents Have Given Consent to Research.
3:30- Mary Lyn Stoll Re-evaluating Illness: a Heideggarian Approach.
4:30- Simon Glynn Why Brain Physiology and behaviorism are Inadequate to Psychology.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26: ETHICS
Session VIII: Chair: Ed Grippe
9:30- William B. Griffith Public Lands, Property Rights, and Intergenerational Justice.
10:30- Scott Friskics Reflections on a Life of Dialogue with Nature.
11:30- Francis E. Gill Moral Reasons and Sympathy.
Session IX: Chair: Jeff Jordan
1:30- Ellen M. Maccrone Interpersonal Trust and Its Ethical Significance.
2:30- Krassimir Stojanov Post-traditional Community and Global Education.
3:30- Anja-Silvia Goenig An Idea for Humanistic Research 2000 in Educational Philosophy.
4:30- Neil Cooney Pleasure in Aristotle