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||Business and Ethics
Chair: Levi Tenen
|Goods of all Sorts
Chair: Rob Luzecky
||"Business Ethics and the Integrity of Philosophy"
S: Daniel F. Hartner (Rose-Hulman Institute)
C: Josh Crabill (Univ of Indianapolis)
|"Atrocious Harms and Transmuted Goods: A Love Story"
S: Jill Hernandez (Univ of Texas-San Antonio)
C: Nick Louzon (IUPUI)
||"Leaders' Moral Responsibility for Followers' Acts: Trump and Abortion Clinic Bombings"
S: Eugene Schlossberger (Purdue Northwest)
C: Timothy Kirschenheiter (Wayne State)
|"Immortality, Boredom and the Beatific Vision"
S: Rory Goggins (Murray State Univ)
C: Calista Lam (Purdue Univ)
||Break with Refreshments
||Ethics and Animals
Chair: David Fischer
Chair: Rory Goggins
||"The Real Reason Kant Provides the 'Wrong Kind of Reason' for Valuing Animals"
S: Levi Tenen (Indiana Univ)
C: Brandon Rdzak (Purdue Univ)
|"From Emergent Properties to Emergent Subject: A Neuroscientific Case"
S: Eric LaRock (Oakland Univ)
C: William Hasker (Huntington Univ)
||"Nonhuman Animals Acting for Moral Reasons"
S: Asia Ferrin (Kansas State Univ)
C: Daniel F. Hartner (Rose-Hulman Institute)
|"We Don't Count by Functional Almost-Identity"
S: Evan T. Woods (Ohio State Univ)
C: Matt Carlson (Wabash College)
||"Feeling and Inclination: Rationalizing the Animal Within"
S: Janelle De Witt (Indiana Univ)
C: Asia Ferrin (Kansas State Univ)
|"Me and My Avatar: Player-Character as Fictional Proxy"
S: Matt Carlson and Logan Taylor (Wabash College)
C: Jordan Neidlinger (Franklin College)
"Hustle: Power and the Theory of Meaning"
Jason StanleyYale University
||Dinner (to be arranged inforally after the sessions)
||Special Session: Ancient Philosophy
Chair: Alida Liberman
Chair: David Antonini
||"Can a Jury Have Justified Beliefs about the Incidents of a Case?"
S: Usha Nathan (Columbia Univ)
C: Jack Himelright (Notre Dame)
|"Indirect Instrumentalism about Epistemic Rationality"
S: Corey Dethier (Notre Dame)
C: Nevin Climenhaga (Notre Dame)
||"Xenophanes' Epistemology: Empiricist, Global Skeptic, or Both?”"
S: Timothy Kirschenheiter (Wayne State)
C: Joshua Gulley (Purdue Univ)
|"Belief, Credence, and Faith"
S: Liz Jackson (Notre Dame)
C: Hanna Sanko (Colorado State Univ)
||"Systematic Ambiguity and Genuine Cosmology in Parmenides' Doxa"
S: Joshua Gulley (Purdue Univ)
C: Jeff Gower (Wabash College)
|"'Wisdom' is Said in Many Ways"
S: Daniel Simpson (Saint Louis Univ)
C: Jonathan Maci (Ivy Tech-Indianapolis)
||Lunch Break and Business Meeting
||Student Awards Presentation
||Special Session: Social and Political Philosophy
Chair: Usha Nathan
|Language and Representation
||"Disability, Sex Rights, and the Scope of Sexual Exclusion"
S: Alida Liberman (Univ of Indianapolis)
C: Jill Hernandez (Univ of Texas at San Antonio)
|"Roman Ingarden's Concept of Ideal Meaning"
S: Rob Luzecky (IPFW)
C: Evan T. Woods Ohio State Univ)
||"Hannah Arendt's Theory of Judgment Reconsidered"
S: David Antonini (Southern Illinois U Carbondale)
C: Peter Owens (Loyola Marymount Univ)
|"A Conflict between van Inwagen's Ontology and his Metaontology"
S: David Fisher (Indiana Univ)
C: Liz Jackson (Notre Dame)
||"Statues or Bodies? Michel Serres and Human Rights Discourse"
S: Peter Owens (Loyola Marymount Univ)
C: John Ahrens (Hanover College)
|"Why We Should Explain Exemplification Rather Than Representation (and How to Do So)"
S: Jack Himelright (Notre Dame)
C: Peter Coss (Purdue Univ)