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AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ASSOCIATION MEETINGS
2009-2010

Winter
2009
December 27-30, 2009 New York, NY
Marriott Marquis
Spring
2010

March 31 - April 4, 2010
San Francisco, CA
Westin St. Francis

 

 

APA EASTERN DIVISION 106th ANNUAL MEETING (New York, NY)

DECEMBER 27-30, 2009

Sunday December 27, 2009

6:30 - 9:30 p.m. GI-3

SESSION ONE: World Philosophy and The Axial Age Thesis

Chair: Alan M. Olson (Boston University)

Speaker: Michael Zank (Boston University)
“Monotheism and its Discontents: Achsenzeit or deus ex machina?”

Speaker: Raymond Langley (Manhattanville College)
“Jaspers and Sartre: Is an Existential Philosophy of History Possible?”

Speaker: Eric Michael Dale (Emerson College)
“Humanism and Despotism: Jaspers and Hegel on Chinese History and Religion”

Commentator: Joseph Margolis (Temple University)

 

SESSION TWO: World Philosophy and The Axial Age Thesis

Monday December 28, 2009

7:30 - 10:30 p.m. GVI-5

Chair: Andrew Gluck (Independent Scholar)

Speaker: Czeslawa Piecuch (University of Krakow, Poland)
“The Second Axial Age: Fulfilling the Human Destiny”

Speaker: Kimiyo Murata-Soraci (Tama University, Japan)
“Confucius, Deference (Shu), and the Art of Listening”

Speaker: Elena Bezzubova (UC Irvine)
“The Russian Silver Age through the Prism of Jasperís Axial Time”

Commentator: Alina Feld (Hofstra University)

 

KJSNA Business Meeting Following Session

 

 

APA PACIFIC DIVISION ANNUAL MEETING (San Francisco, CA)

MARCH 31 - APRIL 4, 2010

Friday April 2, 2010

7:00 - 10:00 p.m. GX-E

SESSION ONE: Author Meets Critics

Chair: Alan M. Olson (Boston University)

Speaker: Suzanne Kirkbright (University of London)
“Karl Jaspers - A Biography: Navigations in Truth" (Yale 2004)”

Critics: Stephen Erickson (Pomona College)
Elena Bezzubova (UC Irvine)
Gregory Walters (St. Paul's Ottawa)

 

SESSION TWO: World Philosophy and The Axial Age Thesis

Saturday April 3, 2010

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. GXII-C

Chair: Helmut Wautischer (California State University, Sonoma)

Speaker: Tomoko Iwasawa (Reitaku University, Japan)
“Philosophical Faith as the Will to Communicate:
The Case of Helen Mears and Japan as Mirror for Americans (1948)”

Speaker: Lydia Voroniona (Independent Scholar)
“Philosophy of History in the Age of Globalization:
Karl Jaspers, Walter Benjamin, and Taoist Metaphysics”

Speaker: Joanne Miyang Cho (William Patterson University of New Jersey)
“Karl Jaspers on Rudolf Bultmann and Paradigmatic Individuals in Asia”

Commentator: Alan M. Olson (Boston University)

KJSNA Business Meeting Following Session