Welcome Event: Join the EMU Philosophy Club and your fellow participants for this laid-back meet & greet! Light refreshments are provided.
Check-in & Breakfast: Join Dr. John Koolage for a brief welcome message and breakfast!
Peyton Harrington, Belmont University: “Why Virtue Cannot Be Taught: An Analysis of Plato's Meno and Anselm of Canterbury”
Comments: Blake Trinske, Eastern Michigan University
Benjamin Cummins, Purdue University: “The Lowering Amplitude of Hedonic Adaptation”
Comments: Joe Longo, Eastern Michigan University
Christine Vo, The University of Texas – Austin: “On Activating Socially Situated Knowledge”
Comments: Gloria Li, University of Florida
Blake Trinske, Eastern Michigan University: “The Principles of Valuing Art: Reasoning a Work of Art’s Value Using Principles Which Resonate with Audiences”
Comments: Domenic Dame, Eastern Michigan University
Gloria Li, University of Florida: “Climate Change, Essential Goods, and Rawlsian Justice”
Comments: Nolan Cook, Eastern Michigan University
Vanessa Thorburn, Eastern Michigan University: “Truth and Poetry within and without our Control”
Comments: Lixing Miao, University of Pittsburgh
Kirsten Jacobson, PhD, University of Maine: “Depicting Dying: How Photographs and Images Help Us Face Grief and Death”
Extended Q & A: Join the keynote speaker after lunch to continue discussing their presentation.
The Value of Graduate School Panel: Explore what graduate school in philosophy can offer.
Spencer Darling, Wayne State University: “Medical Speech Legal Not Moral”
Comments: Benjamin Cummins, Purdue University
Lauren Williams, Eastern Michigan University: “Ozturk's Disanalogies”
Comments: Christine Vo, University of Texas – Austin
Natalie Anderson, Eastern Michigan University: “A Bayesian Justification for Movement in Pedagogic Practices”
Comments: Vanessa Thorburn, Eastern Michigan University
Bella Brown, Portland State University: “The Shapes of Solidarity Through Difference”
Comments: David King, Haverford College
Elijah Perry, Connecticut College: “Faith in Philosophy: St. Augustine's Doctrine of Divine Illumination”
Comments: Samantha Fritz, Youngstown State University
Rama Wahbeh, Wayne State University: “Technology and the Modern Age”
Comments: Devin Brennan, Central Michigan University
Dinner is not provided, but you are invited to join local students at Tower Inn for a dinner of fellowship and philosophy!
Check-in & Breakfast: Join Dr. Koolage for a brief welcome message and breakfast!
Cameron Angliss, Connecticut College: “Cosmological Analyses of God and Time”
Comments: Leah Higgins, Eastern Michigan University
David DeMatteo, Reed College: “New Imitations, Old Beginnings: Machiavelli's Teaching”
Comments: Spencer Darling, Wayne State University
Lixing Miao, University of Pittsburgh: “Free Will as Self-Control”
Comments: Elijah Perry, Connecticut College
Samantha Fritz, Youngstown State University: “Political Obligation and Lockean Contract Theory”
Comments: Rachel Jenkins, Grand Valley State University
Finn Wilson, D’Youville College: “Moral Responsibility and the Swerve”
Comments: Ethan Smith, Eastern Michigan University
Lunch: Join presenters, commenters, and guests for lunch.
Aarushi Mohan, Haverford College: “Watching the Dictionary Defining Itself: Understanding the Social Nature of Language-Games in Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations.”
Comments: David DeMatteo, Reed College
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Devin Brennan, Central Michigan University: “Error Theory and Intrinsic Value”
Comments: Aarushi Mohan, Haverford College
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David King, Haverford College: “Humility's Inner Dimension: A Search for Intrinsic Value”
Comments: Sarah Minnich, Saint Xavier University
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Closing Ceremony: Join the UCiP Team as we thank you for your participation and announce the winners of our Spirit of the Conference Award!