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AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ASSOCIATION MEETINGS IN 2003-2004

Winter
2003
Eastern
December 27-30, 2003, Washington, DC
Spring
2004
Pacific
March 24-27, 2004, Pasadena, CA
Spring
2004
Central
April 22-24, 2004, Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 29
THREE HOUR SESSION: 7:00-10:00 PM

Symposium: Reconsidering Karl Jaspers's The Future of Mankind (Die Atom Bomb und die Zunkunft des Menschen: Politisches Bewusstsein unserer Zeit) (1958).

(Special Session Arranged by the Committee on International Cooperation and the Karl Jaspers Society of North America)

Chair: Joseph Koterski, SJ (Fordham University)

Speaker: Gregory Walters (University of Ottawa)
Topic: "Geo-Political Crises in the Genomics Age: Does Humanism have a Future?"

Speaker: Christopher Thornhill (University of London)

Topic: "Humanism and Wars: Jaspers between Politics, Law and Culture"

Speaker: Arthur Kennedy (University of Saint Thomas)
Topic: "Transzendenz as Ground for Political Order and an Ecumenical Culture"

Speaker: Andrew Gluck (NYC)
Topic: Jaspers's The Future of Mankind in Light of Rosenzweig's Concept of the Johannine Age

Commentators:
Raymond Langley (Manhattenville College)
Alan Olson (Boston University)


Business Meeting Following Discussion


APA PACIFIC DIVISION, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA: MARCH 24-27, 2004

THURSDAY, MARCH 25
THREE HOUR SESSION: 1-4 PM


Symposium on Intercultural Philosophy

(Special Session Arranged by the Committee on International Cooperation and the Karl Jaspers Society of North America)

Chair: Malek Khazaee (California State University at Long Beach)

Speaker: Jacob Bender (New York City)
Topic: "Searching for Paideia in the Lives and Works of Averröes, Maimonides and Aquinas: A Filmmaker's Perspective"

Speaker: Alan M. Olson (Boston University)
Topic: "Reason and Revelation: Ishmael and Isaac Revisited"

Speaker: Stephen Erickson (Pomona College)
Topic: "The Philosophy of History in Hegel, Heidegger, and Jaspers"

Speaker: Tomoko Iwasawa (Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan)
Topic: "Demythologizing and Remythologizing the Concept of Tama in Japanese Literature"

Commentator:
Joseph Prahbu (California State University at Los Angeles)



APA CENTRAL DIVISION, CHICAGO, PALMER HOUSE, APRIL 22-24, 2004

FRIDAY, APRIL 23
THREE HOUR SESSION: 1-4 PM

Symposium: Karl Jaspers and Paul Ricoeur

Karl Jaspers Society of North America

Chair: Alan Olson (Boston University)

Speaker: Charles Courtney (Drew University)
Topic: "Cipher and Symbol"

Speaker: David Pellauer (DePaul University)
Topic: ["Jaspers and the Early Ricoeur"]

Speaker: Mark Gedney (Gordon College)
Topic: "Jaspers, Ricoeur, and the 'Absolute Other'"

Speaker: David Seipel (Columbia University)
Topic: TBA

Speaker: David Rasmussen (Boston College)
Topic: ["Reading Rawls through Jaspers and Ricoeur"]

Commentator:
Leonard Ehrlich (University of Massachusetts)