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Spring 2002

Seattle, WA
Saturday, March 30

Meeting in Conjunction
with the APA-Pacific Division

 

Winter 2001

Atlanta, GA
Thursday, December 27
8 PM to 11 PM

Meeting in Conjunction
with the APA-Eastern Division

Jaspers in Dialog:
Asia and the Phenomenological Project

Chair: Irene Klaver, University of North Texas-Denton

Speaker: John Duncan, Oklahoma University
Topic: "Encompassing Tao: Philosophy as Praxis in the Works of Jaspers and Lao-Tzu"

Speaker: Charles Courtney, Drew University
Topic: "Jaspers Meets Confucius."

Speaker: James Hart, Indiana University
Topic: "Existenz and the Disinterested Observer: Husserl and Jaspers in Conversation"

 

Summer 2001

Minneapolis, MN
May 08, 2001

Meeting in Conjunction
with the APA-Central

"The Loving Struggle: Jaspers, Arendt, & Heidegger"

Chair: Keith Wayne Brown, SSPP

Speakers:

Theodore J. Kisiel, Northern Illinois

Peg Birmingham, DePaul University

Richard M. Owsley, University of North Texas-Denton

 

Spring 2001

San Francisco, CA

Meeting in Conjunction
with the APA-Pacific Division

Karl Jaspers and the Meaning of Faith:
Philosophic, Scientific, and/or Religious

 

Winter 2000

New York, NY
Dec 27 & Dec 28

Meeting in conjunction
with the APA-Eastern Division

Karl Jaspers and the Meaning of Faith:
Philosophic, Scientific, and/or Religious

Session One
Wed, Dec 27, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Chair: Richard M. Owsley, University of North Texas-Denton

 Speaker  Gregory J. Walters, St. Paul University (Ottawa)
 Topic  "Karl Jaspers' Encompassing Faith"
 Response  Eric Nelson, Emory University

 Speaker  Filiz Peach, Independent Scholar (UK)
 Topic  "Existenz and Philosophical Faith"
 Response  Keith W. Brown, FAPLWS

 Speaker  Ingo Farin, William & Mary University
 Topic  "Existentialism between Atheism and Religion"
 Response  Peter Scheers, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Session Two
Thur, Dec 28, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Chair: Raymond Langley, Manhattanville College

 Speaker  Eric Nelson, Emory University
 Topic  "Faith and Knowledge: Jaspers on Communication and the Encompassing"
 Response  Ingo Farin, William & Mary University

 Speaker  Peter Scheers, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
 Topic  "Confronting the Meaning of Faith in Karl Jaspers and Jean Nabert"
 Response  Filiz Peach, Independent Scholar (UK)

 Speaker  Keith W. Brown, FAPLWS
 Topic  "Overcoming Dogmatic Institutions to Arrive at Philosophic Faith"
 Response  Gregory J. Walters, St. Paul University (Ottawa)

Annual Business Meeting followed

 

Spring 2000

Albuequerque, NM

Meeting in Conjunction
with the APA-Pacific Division

 

Winter 1999

Boston, MA
December 27-30, 1999

Meeting in Conjunction
with the APA-Eastern Division

Session I: Monday Evening, December 27, 1999, 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., Brandeis Room -- Topic: Jaspers's General Psychopathology and Scientific Method in Psychiatry -- Chair: Nassir Ghaemi, MD, Harvard University

Speaker: Hillel Grossman, Tufts University, "Jaspers in the Clinic: Contemporary Use of the General Psychopathology"

Speaker: Brendan Maher, Harvard University, "Delusional Mood and the Phenomenology of Everyday Life"

Speaker: Godehard Oepen, MD, Boston University, "Is Jaspers's 'Seelenleben' Equal to Pathology of the Mind'? On Aspects of the German Concept of Seelen'"

Respondents: Richard Owsley, University of North Texas; George Pepper, Iona College

Session II: Tuesday Evening, December 28, 1999, 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., Northeastern -- Topic: Jaspers's General Psychopathology and Scientific Method in Psychiatry -- Chair: Andrew Gluck, Hofstra University

Speaker: Marshal Folstein, Tufts University, "Narrative Logic and the Logic of History"

Speaker: S. Nassir Ghaemi MD, Harvard University, "Karl Jaspers' Theses on the Scientific Method in Psychiatry"

Speaker: David H. Brendel, M.D., Chicago and Harvard University, "Why Erklaren Would Not Displace Verstehen Even in a Completed Neuroscience': Reflections on Eliminative Materialism"

Respondents: Leonard H. Ehrlich, Univ. Mass, Amherst; George Pepper, Iona College

 

APA PACIFIC -- BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 31-APRIL 3, 1999

Session I: On Technology Joint Session of The Karl Jaspers Society of North America and The Gabriel Marcel Society, Thursday Afternoon, April 1, 1999, 1:00 pm -- Chair: Greg Walters (Saint Paul University/Université Saint-Paul)

Speaker: Malek Khazae (Cal. State Univ.-Long Beach), "The Changing Trends of the Weapons of Mass Destruction"

Speaker: Bernie Gendreaux, (Xavier University, Cincinnati) "The Cautionary Approach to the Technology of Gabriel Marcel"

Speaker: Daniel Guerriere, (Cal. State Univ.-Long Beach), "The Philosophy of the Cypher versus The Philosophy of the Concrete"

Session II: Jaspers and His Contemporaries, Friday Afternoon, April 2, 1999, 1:00 pm ----Chair: Alan Olson (Boston University)

Speaker: Joanne Miyang Cho (William Paterson University), "Troeltsch's Europeanism versus Jaspers's Cosmopolitanism"

Speaker: Jean-François Méthot (Dominican College, Ottawa), "Jaspers and Ricoeur"

 

APA EASTERN -- WASHINGTON, D.C., DECEMBER 27-30, 1998

Group Session I: Sunday, December 27, 1998 -- Topic: "Jaspers's General Psychopathology/Allgemeine Psychopathologie" -- Chair: George Pepper (Iona College)

Speaker: Nassir Ghaemi (George Washington University), "Contemporary Psychiatric Perspectives on Jaspers's General Psychopathology"

Speaker: Andrew Gluck (Berkeley College and Empire State College, SUNY), "Karl Jaspers's Psychology of Meaningful Connections and its Relevance to the Scientific Study of Consciousness"

Speaker: Walter Hannak (Toronto), "Jaspers's General Psychopathology and Contemporary Clinical Science"

Speaker: Eva Mark (Gothenborg University, Sweden), "Life Narratives and Psychotherapy"

Group Session II: Monday, December 28, 1998 -- Topic: "Jaspers and His Contemporaries" -- Chair: Joe Koterski (Fordham University)

Speaker: Richard Owsley (N Texas - Denton), "Jaspers and Scheler"

Speaker: Ingo Farin (Indiana University - Bloomington), "Jaspers and Levinas: The Idea of Ethical Existentialism"

Speaker: Lisa Dolling (St John's), "Jaspers and Gadamer" Group Session III: Tuesday, December 29, 1998 -- Topic: "Jaspers and His Contemporaries" -- Chair: Gregory J. Walters (University of Ottawa/Saint Paul University)

Speaker: Jennifer Anna Gosetti (Villanova), "Jaspers and Heidegger on Tragedy and Historical Truth"

Speaker: Matthias Luetkehermoelle (Villanova), "Guilt, Survivorhood, and the Claim of the Dead: Jaspers, Benjamin and Levinas on the Victims of History"

Speaker: Robin Alice Roth (San Jose State University), "Jaspers and Kristeva: The Religious Aspects of Ciphers, the Semiotic, and the Symbolic"

 

APA PACIFIC -- LOS ANGELES, CA., MARCH 25-28, 1998

Group Session I: Wednesday, March 25, 1998 -- Topic: "Jaspers and Technology," Chair: Ray Langley (Manhattanville College)

Speaker: Stephen Erickson (Pamona College), "Technology, Human Freedom, and the Encompassing"

Speaker: Sonia Sikka (University of Ottawa), "Being, Language and Technicity"

Speaker: Andrew Norman (Hamilton College), "Heidegger, Technology and Complexity"

Group Session II: Thursday, March 26, 1998 -- Topic: "Jaspers and Technology," Chair: Malek Khazee (CSU, Long Beach)

Speaker: Shuji Imamoto (Tokyo), "Technology and Labor in Jaspers's Philosophy"

Speaker: Ingo Farin (Indiana University), "Jaspers and Heidegger on the Question of Technology"

Speaker: Julien Karim Akerma (Hamburg), "The End and the Permanence of Mankind in Jaspers's Philosophy"

 

APA EASTERN -- PHILADELPHIA, PA., DECEMBER 27-30, 1997

Group Session VII: 7:30-10:30 pm, Sunday, December 28, 1997 -- Topic: "Jaspers and Technology", Chair: Joseph Koterski, SJ

Speaker: James Stacey Taylor (Bowling Green State), "Privacy and Technology: A Defense of Big Brother" Respondent: Gregory J. Walters, St. Paul University, Ottawa

Speaker: Kimiyo Murata-Soraci (Boston University), "Technology, Masked Sensibility, and Pluriculturalism'" Respondent: George Pepper, Iona College

Speaker: Patrick D. Hopkins (Bowling Green State), "Subjects of Technology: From Heidegger to Haraway" Respondent: Robin Roth, San Jose State University

Group Session X: 7:00-9:00 pm, Monday, December 29, 1997 -- Topic: "Jaspers and Technology", Chair: Alan Olson, Boston University

Speaker: Lisa M. Dolling (St. John's Univ.), "The Rise of Technology and Loss of Social Rationality in Gadamer and Jaspers" Respondent: Ray Langley, Manhattanville College

Speaker: Jennifer Anna Gosetti (Villanova), "Technology and the Poetics of Life: Kant, Hoelderlin, Heidegger" Respondent: Stephen Erickson, Pomona College

Speaker: Susan B. Levin (Smith College) "Heidegger, Technology, and Truth" Respondent: Leonard Ehrlich, U. Mass.

 

APA PACIFIC -- BERKELEY, CA., MARCH 26-29, 1997

Section I: Jaspers and His Contemporaries -- Chair: Malex Khazee, California State University Long Beach

Speaker: Mark Burke, S.J. (New School), "Jaspers and Habermas" Commentator: Alan Olson, Boston University

Speaker: Lisa Dolling (St. John's), "Jaspers and Gadamer" Commentator: George Pepper, Iona College

Speaker: Michael Zank (Boston Univ.): "Jaspers and Rickert" Commentator: Steve Erickson, Pomona College

Section II: Jaspers and His Contemporaries II -- Chair: Ray Langley, Manhattanville College

Speaker: Klaus Brinkman (Boston Univ): "Jaspers's Influence on Arendt's Political Thought"

Speaker: Daniel Guerrier (Cal. State-- Long Beach), "Jaspers and Voegelin: Configurations" Commentator: George Pepper, Iona College

Speaker: Gregory Walters (St. Paul University-Ottawa), "Technology and Transcendence: Marcel, Jaspers, and the 'Romantic' Critique of Technology" Commentator: Steve Erickson, Pomona College

 

APA EASTERN -- ATLANTA, GEORGIA, DECEMBER 27-30, 1996

Session I: Friday Evening, December 27, 1996 -- Topic: Jaspers on the Self -- Chair: George Pepper

Speaker: Raymond Langley, "Jaspers and Sartre: Self, Freedom and Historicity"

Speaker: Stephen A. Erickson, "Heidegger, Arendt, and Jaspers: Ideas and Personality"

Speaker: Joseph W. Koterski, "Jaspers on Realism and Idealism"

Session II: Saturday Afternoon, December 28, 1996 -- Topic: Jaspers on Philosophical Faith -- Chair: Alan Olson

Speaker: Daniel Guerriere, "Philosophical Faith versus Faith in Revelation"

Speaker: Richard Owsley, "Jaspers on Psychohistory"

Speaker: Leonard Ehrlich, "Transcendence, Spirit and Reason"

Session III: Sunday Morning, December 29, 1996 -- Topic: Deconstruction and the Philosophy of Karl Jaspers -- Moderator: Malek Khazae

Speaker: Robin Roth, "Deconstruction and Religion: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Jaspers and the Limits of Reason"

Speaker: Aaron Mishara, "Jaspers's Psychology: Between Deconstruction and Phenomenology"

Speaker: Steven Davis, "Jaspers and Derrida: Respect"

 

APA PACIFIC -- SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, APRIL 3-6, 1996

Session I: Thursday Evening, April 4, 1996 -- Topic: Is There a Place for Transcendence in the Reflections of Philosophy? -- Chair: Raymond Langley

Speaker: Robin Roth, "Jaspers's Nietzsche Revisited"

Speaker: Richard Owsley, "Periechontology"

Commentators: Alan Olson, Stephen Erickson

Session II: Friday Evening, April 5, 1996 -- Topic: Is There a Place for Transcendence in the Reflections of Philosophy? -- Chair: Stephen Erickson

Speaker: Carl Vaught, "Self-Transcendence and Radical Otherness"

Speaker: Jerry B. Cedarbloom, "Looking for Transcendence in Strange Places: Hume's Habits of the Mind and C.I. Lewis' If-Then Connections"

Speaker: Douglas J. Den Uyl, "Friendship and Radical Otherness"

 

1989

Speaker: Alan M. Olson (Boston Univ.), "The Concept of God in Hegel and Jaspers."Commentator - Jorge Valadez (Southwest, TX).

Speaker: George B. Pepper (Iona), "Jaspers and Habermas on Modernity." Commentator - Richard Owsley (N.Texas State).

Speaker: Raymond Langley (Manhattanville), "Persons and History: A Question of Method in Jaspers, Sartre, and Foucault." Commentator -John McDermott (Texas A&M).

 

1988

Speaker: Gita S. van Heerden (UMass/Amherst), "Epochal Consciousness: A Postmodern Response to the Spiritual Situation of the Time." Commentator - Harold Durfee (American Univ.).

Speaker: Robert L. Bock (West. New Eng. College), "Jaspers and Politics." Commentator - Raymond Langley (Manhattanville).

Panel Discussion on the Second International Jaspers Conference: Alan M. Olson and George B. Pepper

 

1987

Speaker: Gregory J. Walters (St. Marys Univ.), "Karl Jaspers on the Role of 'Conversion' in the Nuclear Age." Commentator -Michael Quirk (Drew)

Speaker: William Kluback (Kingsboro), "Idolatry in the Political Thought of Karl Jaspers." Commentator - Harold Oliver (Boston U).

Speaker: Alan M. Olson (Boston U), "Philosophical Faith and Revelation: Twenty-Five Years Later: A Reassessment." Commentator - George B. Pepper (Iona College).

 

1986

Speaker: Robert S. Corrington (Penn State), "The Roots of Psychopathology: Jaspers and Hillman." Commentator - Carl Fulwiler, M.D. (Harvard).

Speakers: Osborne Wiggins and Michael Schwartz (New School), "Jaspers and the Basic Laws of Understanding and of Meaningfulness in Psychiatry." Commentator - Philip Slaver, M.D. (Johns Hopkins Univ.).

Speaker: David Dilworth (SUNY, Stonybrook)," Jaspers's Reading of Eastern Philosophers and the Problem of Comparative Hermeneutics." Commentator - Charles Courtney (Drew Univ.).

 

1985

Speaker: William Kluback (Kingsboro), "Kant and Moral Crisis: A Political Conversation between Karl Jaspers and Raymond Aron." Commentator - Alan M. Olson (Boston U).

Speaker: Raymond Gogol (Drew), "Jaspers's Critique of Heidegger: The Arrogance of Thought." Commentator - Harold Oliver (Boston U).

Speaker: Krystyna Gorniak-Kocikowska (Poznan), "Jaspers-Heidegger: Philosophy of Freedom, Freedom of Philosophy." Commentator - Neil Berlad.

 

1984

Speaker: Leonard H. Ehrlich (U. Mass), "Jaspers and Hegel." Commentator - J. N. Findlay (Boston U).

Speaker: Tom Rockmore (Fordham), "Jaspers and Schelling." Commentator - John D. Caputo (Villanova).

Speaker: Robert S.Corrington (Penn State), "Jaspers's Confrontation with Nietzsche: The Unfounding of Metaphysics." Commentator - R. L.Perkins (Stetson).

Speaker: Krystyna Gorniak-Kocikowska (Poznan), "Jaspers's Interpretation of Nietszche." Commentator - George B. Pepper (Iona).

 

1983

Speaker: Arthur Kennedy (College of St. Thomas), "Existenz and Dialectic." Commentator - Robert S. Corrington (Penn State).

Speaker: Vincent St. J. J. Masi (Boston College), "On Tragedy in the Philosophy of Karl Jaspers." Commentator - Kenneth W. Walters (Auburn).

Speaker: Fritz Buri (Basel), "Philosophical and Religious Faith." Commentators: L. H. Ehrlich (UMass), G. B. Pepper (Iona), and E. Young-Bruehl (Wesleyan).

 

1982

Speaker: Leonard H. Ehrlich (U. Mass/Amherst), "Truth and Its Unity in Jaspers." Commentator - Sebastian Samay (St. Vincent).

Speaker: Harold Oliver (Boston U.), "Karl Jaspers and Modern Physics." Commentator - Joseph Koterski (Univ. of St. Thomas).

 

1981

Speaker: Richard L. Howey (Wyoming), "Jaspers and Nietzsche: Some Reflections on the Crisis in Philosophizing." Commentator- Richard Schacht (Illinois).

Speaker: Alan M. Olson (Boston Univ.), "Jaspers's Critique of Mysticism." Commentator - Reiner Schurmann (New School).

Speaker: Leonard H. Ehrlich (U. Mass/Amherst), "Jaspers's Von Der Wahrheit: An Introduction to His Theory of Truth."

 

1980

Speaker: Kenneth T. Gallagher (Fordham), "Jaspers, Marcel, and Modes of Truth." Commentator- Sebastian Samay (St. Vincent College).

Speaker: George B. Pepper (Iona), The "Philosophy-Science Relationship in Jaspers, Heidegger, and Peirce." Commentators- Oswald Schrag (Fisk), Richard Robin (Mount Holyoke), Leonard H. Ehrlich (U. Mass/Amherst), and Elisabeth Young-Bruehl (Wesleyan).