Schedule Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Society for

Philosophy in the Contemporary World

July 17-22, 2010


Saturday, July 17, 2010

5:00-7:00 pm                                       Welcome and Registration

7:00-9:00 pm           Team Presentations

7:00-8:00 pm                                 Lani Roberts and Courtney Campbell

ÒVarieties of Friendship and Its ChallengeÓ

8:00-9:00 pm                                       Jim D. Shelton, ÒThe Subversive Nature of Liberal EducationÓ

Charles W. Harvey, ÒThe Limits of Liberal EducationÓ


9:00-12:00 pm                                   Everyone, ÒRevelry and Its Relationship to the UnconsciousÓ


Sunday, July 18, 2010

9:00-10:00 am Lee Basham, "Nothing You Can Do: The Pragmatic Rejection of Malevolent

Conspiracy Theory"


10:00-11:00 am                               Jeffrey P. Fry, ÒHow to Lose at SportÓ


11:00 am-1:00 pm                       Lunch

1:00-2:00 pm           Robert D. Stolorow

ÒHeideggerÕs Nietzsche, The Doctrine of Eternal Return, and the Phenomenology of Human FinitudeÓ


2:00-3:00 pm           Gabriel Zamosc-Regueros

ÒThe Suspension of Autonomy in NietzscheÕs Ideal of Becoming Who One IsÓ


3:00-4:00 pm                                       Robert Metcalf, ÒBack to the Texts Themselves:  PhenomenologyÕs Turn to HermeneuticsÓ

4:00-7:00 pm                                      Supper

7:00-8:00 pm                                       Carlos Sanchez, ÒPhilosophy and the Post-Immigrant FearÓ


8:00-9:00 pm                                       Orosco, Joseph, ÒJose Vasconcelos and North American White SupremacyÓ


Monday, July 19, 2010

9:00-10:00 am                                   Patrick D. Cullen, ÒIn Defense of Traditional Human RightsÓ

10:00-11:00 am                               Christian Matheis, "Race and Aesthetic Determinism"

11:00 am-1:00 pm                       Lunch

1:00-2:00 pm                                       Ralph Ellis, ÒHumeÕs ÔLove of Truth,Õ Moral Motivation, and Terror Management TheoryÓ (Or,ÓHow Fundamentalism Destroys AltruismÓ)

2:00-3:00 pm                                       Tim Christie, ÒPredatory Corporations and their Immoral OffersÓ

3:00-4:00 pm                                       Loren L. Cannon, ÒStoried Groups and Moral Taint: A Consideration of Compromised Identities and Collective HarmÓ

4:00-7:00 pm                                      Supper

7:00-8:00 pm                                       Andrew Fiala, ÒDo Philosophers Care for Peace?Ó


8:00-9:00 pm                                       Caroline Meline, ÒOnly One Ethics?  Carla, Marie, and B:  Teaching Success or Ethical Failure?Ó


Tuesday, July 20, 2010

9:00-10:00 am                                   Janet Donohoe, ÒPhenomenology and ParenthoodÓ

10:00-11:00 am                               George Teschner, ÒWikies and Rethinking AuthorshipÓ

11:00 am-12:00 pm                   Joseph Campisi, ÒFeast and Famine:  The Technology of Fast FoodÓ

12:00 pm                                                   Lunch

Afternoon excursion to the magnificent coast of Oregon--Road trip!


Wednesday, July 21, 2010

9:00-10:00 am                                   J. Jeremy Wisnewski

ÒThe Moral Relevance of Literature and the Limits of Argument: Lessons from Heidegger, Aristotle, and CoetzeeÓ


10:00-11:00 am                               Aline Ramos

ÒNegativity and Normativity: art and Justice in the 20th CenturyÓ

11:00 am-1:00 pm                       Lunch

1:00-2:00 pm                                       David Chan, ÒCoexistence as an Ethics of WarÓ

2:00-3:00 pm                                       Clancy N. Smith, "Whittled Down to the Bone: Marcuse, Adorno and Freud on the Atrophy of Autonomous Development"


3:00-4:00 pm                                       Wendy Lynne Lee, ÒThe Contemporary Culture Industry, the Reemergence of Religious Fundamentalism(s) and Feminist Discourses of ResistanceÓ


4:00-7:00 pm                                      Supper

7:00-8:00 pm                                       Fauve Lybaert, ÒOn the constitution of the I in the life-worldÓ


8:00-9:00 pm                                       Joe Jones, ÒPeace Studies Programs:  Do They Make Sense?Ó


Bon Voyage!