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AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ASSOCIATION MEETINGS
2018

Spring
2018
February 21 - 24, 2018
Chicago, IL
Palmer House Hilton
Spring
2018

March 28 - April 1, 2018
San Diego, CA
Westin Gaslamp Quarter

 

APA CENTRAL DIVISION ANNUAL MEETING (Chicago, IL)

February 21 - 24, 2018

Thursday, February 22

7:40 - 10:40 p.m., G8C

SESSION ONE: Joint Session of the Gabriel Marcel Society and the Karl Jaspers Society of North America

Chair: Jill Graper Hernandez (University of Texas, San Antonio)

Speakers:

Daniel Adsett (Marquette University)
Does Philosophy Have Room for Faith? An Existentialist Response

Laura Matthews (University of Georgia)
An Enactive Response to Karl Jaspers' Explanatory Pluralism in General Psychopathology

Chady Rahme (Notre-Dame University, Lebanon)
Attachment, Communication as Communion:
A Project to Restore the Heart and Soul

Sue Whatley (Stephen F. Austin State University)
Atrocity, Marcel, and the Question of Progress:
A View from O'Connor's Woods

 

Saturday, February 24

12:10 - 2:10 p.m., G13F

SESSION TWO: Author meets Critics
The Religion of Existence:
Asceticism in Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Sartre

(University of Chicago Press, 2016)

Chair: Jill Graper Hernandez (University of Texas, San Antonio)

Author: Noreen Khawaja (Yale University)

Critics: Antony Aumann (Northern Michigan University)
Dawn Eschenauer Chow (University of Chicago)
Ryan Kemp (Wheaton College)
Sara Shady (Bethel University)

Commentator: Helmut Wautischer (Sonoma State University)



APA PACIFIC DIVISION ANNUAL MEETING (San Diego, CA)

March 28 - April 1, 2018

Friday, March 30

7:00 - 9:00 p.m., G8D

SESSION ONE: Truth, Communication, and Free Speech - Jaspers and the University

Chair: Marnie Binder (California State University, Sacramento)

Speakers:

M. Ashraf Adeel (Kutztown University)
A Virtue-Theoretic Approach to the Concept of a University

Maxim Botstein (Harvard University)
The Idea of the University in Practice:
Karl Jaspers, Heinrich Blücher, and the Common Course at Bard College

Stephen A. Erickson (Pomona College)
The University and Civil Society:
The Challenges of Free Communication

Jörn Kroll (Institute of Noetic Sciences)
Selbsterhellung Beyond Academia and the Unexplored Potential of Philosophical Education

Senem Saner (California State University at Bakersfield)
Nothingness and Finitude: Exploring Existentialist Themes with Children

Dane Sawyer (University of LaVerne)
Existenz and Nothingness: Jaspers and Sartre on the Ontology of Truth

KJSNA Business Meeting Following Session

 

 

Saturday, March 31

6:00 - 8:00 p.m., G10C

SESSION TWO: Author meets Critics
From the Axial Age to the Moral Revolution:
John Stuart-Glennie, Karl Jaspers, and a New Understanding of the Idea

(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)

Chair: Elena Bezzubova (University of California, Irvine)

Author: Eugene Halton (University of Notre Dame)

Critics: Victor Lidz (Drexel University)
Christopher Peet (The King's University, Canada)
Benjamin Schewel (University of Virginia)
Helmut Wautischer (Sonoma State University)