Wisconsin Philosophical Association
Annual Meeting
April 8, 2006
University of Wisconsin Madison
Helen C. White Building
Madison, Wisconsin


9:15-9:45 a.m.        Registration (Fee $2.00)
                                    Room 4281, Helen C. White

9:45-10:00 a.m.      Welcome 
10:00 a.m.                Session I
Faculty/Graduate Student Session, Room 4281
Joseph Baltimore, University of Wisconsin Madison
 “Got to Have Soul”
Chairperson: Gregg Novack
Undergraduate Student Session, Room 4275
David Budiash, University of Wisconsin Green Bay
“Nagel’s Bat and Cognizing: the Insufficiency of the Information-Processing-as-Cognition Hypothesis”
Chairperson: Bekka Williams

11:00 a.m.                Session II
Faculty/Graduate Student Session, Room 4281
David Duquette, St. Norbert’s College
“Noncombattant Immunity in Warfare:  A Reconsideration of Michael
Walzer’s Conception of a Just War”
Chairperson: Claudia Card  
Undergraduate Student Session, 4275
Heather Mills, Wheaton College, Massachusetts
“Essence and Existence:  A Critique of Descartes’ Concept of Necessity.”
Chairperson: Josh Thurow

12:00 p.m.                Business Meeting
Room 4281
Marshall Missner, Executive Secretary, WPA, UW-Oshkosh

12:05 –1:15 p.m.   Lunch

1:15 p.m.                    Session III
Faculty/Graduate Student Session, Room 4281
Jerry Kapus, University of Wisconsin, Stout
“Separating the Truth from Realism”
Chairperson: Russ Schaefer-Landau
Undergraduate Student Session, Room 4275
Alec Schumacher, St. Norbert College
 “An Empirical Critique of the Concept of Substance”
Chairperson:  Eric Stencil

2:10 p.m.                      Session IV
Faculty/Graduate Student Session, Room 4281
Jennifer Keefe, Lawrence University
 “Theory of Ignorance”
Chairperson: Dan Hausman
Undergraduate Student Session, Room 4275
Preston Werner, University of Iowa
“Emotivism and Empathy”
Chairperson: Joel Velasco

3:05 p.m.                       Session V
Faculty/Graduate Student Session,  Room 4281
Scott Forschler, Minneapolis Community and Technical College
“How to Make Ethical Universalization Tests Work”                          
Chairperson: Larry Shapiro
Undergraduate Student Session, Room 4275
Andrew Barrette, University of Wisconsin Platteville
“Prolegomena to Any Future History: The Dialectical Transgression”
Chairperson: Hallie Liberto

4:00 p.m.                          Adjournment


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