Wisconsin Philosophical Association
Annual Meeting
April 16, 2011
Mount Mary College
Caroline Hall

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 


 
9:00-9:55 a.m.        Registration
                                Coffee, Juice, Pastries, and Conversation
                                Helfaer Hall in Caroline Hall

 
9:55-10:00 a.m.      Welcome
                                Laurence Carlin
                                University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
                                Executive Secretary, Wisconsin Philosophical Association
                
 
10:00 a.m.                Session I
                                 Faculty/Graduate Student Session, Helfaer Hall in Caroline Hall
                                 Peter Nichols, University of Wisconsin-Madison
                                 "Abortion, Time-Relative Interests, and Futures Like Ours"
                                 Chairperson: Sharon Kaye, John Carroll University
 
                                 Undergraduate Student Session, Ewens Center in Caroline Hall
                                 Crystal Plahuta, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
                                 “The Implication of Isolation"
                                 Chairperson: Lourdes Mathias, Mount Mary College


 
11:00 a.m.                Session II
                                 Faculty/Graduate Student Session, Helfaer Hall in Caroline Hall
                                 Holly Kantin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
                                 “Four Dimensionalism, Spatiotemporal Coincidence, and the Grounding Problem"
                                 Chairperson: Michael Hannen, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
 
                                 Undergraduate Student Session, Ewens Center in Caroline Hall
                                 Matt Jeffers, University of Wisconsin-Madison
                                 “A Critique of The Moral Landscape
                                 Chairperson: Rachel Stenman, Mount Mary College


 
12:00 p.m.               Business Meeting
                                
                              


12:01–12:59 p.m.       Lunch
                                  
                                   
 
1:00 p.m.                  Session III
                                 Faculty/Graduate Student Session, Helfaer Hall in Caroline Hall
                                 Regina Schouten, University of Wisconsin-Madison
                                 “Evidential Parity and the Uniqueness Thesis”
                                 Chairperson: Jennifer Hockenbery, Mount Mary College
                                     
                                 Undergraduate Student Session, Ewens Center in Caroline Hall
                                 Joseph McCool, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
                                  “Private Campaign Funding: The Encroachment of the Particular Will”
                                 Chairperson: Laurence Carlin, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh


 
2:00 p.m.                  Session IV
                                 Faculty/Graduate Student Session, Helfaer Hall in Caroline Hall
                                 David Gilboa, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
                                  “Just Punishment”
                                 Chairperson: Shannon Duval, Mount Mary College
 
                                 Undergraduate Student Session, Ewens Center in Caroline Hall
                                 Margaret Nettesheim Hoffman, Mount Mary College
                                 “Reason a Feminine Virtue: The Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft and Jane Austen”
                                 Chairperson: Marsha Thrall, Mount Mary College


 
3:00 p.m.                  Session V
                                 Faculty/Graduate Student Session,  Helfaer Hall in Caroline Hall
                                 Kevin Dewan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
                                 “A More Modest Reductive Physicalism”                          
                                 Chairperson: Howard Bowman, Mount Mary College
 
                                 Faculty/Graduate Student Session, Ewens Center in Caroline Hall
                                 Jessica Gordon-Roth, University of Illinois-Chicago
                                 "The Problem of Personal Identity in Locke"
                                 Chairperson: Ronald Glass, University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse


 
4:00 p.m.                  Adjournment
 
 
The WPA thanks the anonymous referees for this year's meeting. Their workload was considerable, and their service is greatly appreciated. The WPA also thanks the Department of Philosophy at Mount Mary College for hosting the meeting.
 
 
 
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