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AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ASSOCIATION MEETINGS
2014-2015

Winter
2014
December 27-30, 2014 Philadelphia, PA
Marriott Downtown
Spring
2015

April 1-5, 2015
Vancouver, CANADA
Westin Bayshore

 

APA EASTERN DIVISION

DECEMBER 27-30, 2014

Sunday, December 28

7:30-10:30pm

SESSION ONE: Philosophy, Psychopathology, and Neuroscience -
Contemporary Empirical & Interpretative Issues and Debates

Chair: Gregory J. Walters (Saint Paul University, Canada)

Speakers:
Luca Lavagnino (University of Texas)
Nils-Frederic Wagner (University of Ottawa, Canada)
"Experiencing Subjects and the Limits of Objectivity:
Erklären and Verstehen in Light of Contemporary Psychiatry and Philosophy of Mind"

Kalina J. Michalska (National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD)
"Emotion Understanding in Developmental Disorders: What Can Neuroscience Teach Us?"

M. Ashraf Adeel (Kutztown University of Pennsylvania)
"Concept of Understanding in Jaspers and Contemporary Epistemology"

Andrew L. Gluck (Independent Scholar)
"Jaspers' Treatment of the Human Being as a Whole:
Its Relevance to Kahneman's Experiential Self vs. Remembering Self and to the Hard Question in Consciousness Studies"

 

Monday, December 29

7:00pm – 10:00pm

SESSION TWO: Philosophy, Psychopathology, and Neuroscience -
Contemporary Empirical & Interpretative Issues and Debates

Chair: Alan M. Olson (Boston University)

Speakers:
Elena Bezzubova (University of California Irvine)
"What Is Mental Disorder? From Jaspers' Phenomenology to DSM-5 Pragmatism"

Alina N. Feld (Long Island University)
"Minds and Pathetic Bodies: From Karl Jaspers to Contemporary Neuroscience"

Michael Hejazi (Saint Paul University, Canada)
"Being-Unspecified:
Prequation, a priori Personality, and Animation"

Lydia Voronina (Independent Scholar)
"Analytics of Consciousness: The Suspended, 'Defused,' Constituted, and Regained Self in Phenomenology vs. the Self-no-Self Debates in Neuroscience"

Commentator: Tom Rockmore (Peking University, China)

 

APA PACIFIC DIVISION ANNUAL MEETING Vancouver, CANADA)

APRIL 1 - 5, 2015

Friday, April 3

7:00 - 10:00 p.m. - G7E

SESSION ONE: Author meets Critics
“Life Conduct in Modern Times: Karl Jaspers and Psychoanalysis”
(Springer Publishers, 2006)

Chair: Almut Furchert (St. Olaf College)

Author: Matthias Bormuth (Universität Oldenburg, Germany)

Critics: Osborne Wiggins (University of Louisville)
John McCole (University of Oregon)
Roger Frie (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Stephen Erickson (Pomona College)
Ed Mendelowitz (Saybrook University)

 

Saturday April 4

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - G9H

SESSION TWO: Philosophy, Psychopathology, and Neuroscience -
Contemporary Empirical & Interpretative Issues and Debates

Chair: Carlin Romano (Ursinus College)

Speakers:

Aaron Mishara (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
Karl Jaspers and the Early Heidelberg School: Self-Disturbances (Ich-Störungen) in Schizophrenia

Stephen Erickson (Pomona College)
Reflections on Transformation

Michael Schwartz (Texas A&M University)
Karl Jaspers' Methodological Pluralism.
Evidence-Based Medicine, Philosophy and Neuroscience: What We Have Learned(?) in One Hundred Years

Daniel Adsett (Marquette University)
Meaning and Diagnosis: Are Mental Illnesses Genuinely Mental?

 

KJSNA Business Meeting Following Session