ARPA 2019 CONFERENCE

CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY

October 18-19, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Time

CE 317

CE 319

CE 323

CE 326

CE 327

 

2:30-3:20

Valkyrie Grenzberg (Millerville) “What’s Wrong With Sex? An … Analysis of the Issues Faced by a Sexually Active Woman in the Era of #MeToo”

Rachel (MacKinnon) O’Keefe (Toronto) “Plotinus’ Pseudo-Hylomorphism & Change in Sensible Objects”

Shaunessy Cudmore-Keating (StFX) “Was Descartes an Occasionalist?”

David Tracey (MUN), “On Personal Desire in Deleuze’s and Guattari’s Critique of Freud”

Paul Viminitz (Lethbridge) “A Begrudging Defence of Holocaust Denial & Epistemic Sloth

3:25-4:15

Leah Gray (Guelph) “Knowledge & Education: Its Role & Limitations Within Sexual Violence”

Paul Curry (Ottawa) “Identity Politics vs a Fusion of Horizons”

Doug Al-Maini (StFX) “The Difference Between ‘Belonging’ & ‘Being Like’ in Plato’s Lysis

Emily Bingeman (Dal) “Some Concerns about Praise-Blame Asymmetrics”

Canadian Association of Reductionist Philosophy (CARP), Sheldon Wein (SMU) (Chair)

4:20—5:20

Lawrence Buttigieg (Malta) “Trust in the Studio”

Scott Edgar (SMU) “Transit Network Design & Historical Injustice…”

Baldner, Steven (StFX) “Aquinas and Early Modern Philosophers on Causality”

Bernard Wills (MUN-Grenfell) “Notes on the Rhetoric of Trolling”

CARP,  (cont’d)

 

5:30 – 7:30 Dinner (On Your Own: Besides what is available on campus, there is a decent restaurant just across the street from CBU called Flavour 19. I have reserved a number of tables there for ARPA)

7:30-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Verschuren Centre Lecture Theatre (CS 104)

Nancy Bauer, Tufts University, “Let’s Talk About Sex: Ethical Intercourse in the Age of #MeToo”

Following the Keynote Speaker: Wine & Cheese Reception in the Great Hall (courtesy of the Office of the Vice President, Academic)

 

 

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Time

CE 311

CE 312

CE 313

CE 314

CE 315

9-9:50

Abigail Klassen (Winnipeg) “Too Queer to Count as Queer?”

Erik Nelson (Dal) “Explicit Nonlinguistic Mental Content: Inferencetialism, Connectionism & Chickens”

Alexander Baker (SMU) “Humanity & Rational Principle … in Aristotle”

Robert Ansell (SMU) “Organization of Society in the General Interest”

Daniel Harris (CUNY) “Wittgenstein’s Looming Presence on Contemporary Speech-Act Theory”

10-10:50

Eric v.d. Luft “Gegensatz Press) “Do Transgendered Individuals Exist?”

Anton Killin (Mt. A) “Inferences in Cognitive Archaeological Research…”

Louis Groarke (StFX) “Aristotle’s Poetics Understood as a Response to Plato”

Nikolas Hamm (McGill) “Affective Experience and Character Cultivation in Kant’s Moral Philosophy”

Wittgenstein Reading Group 10-11:50: Robbie Mosher (Mt. A)) “Wittgenstein: The Points and Functions of Academic Philosophy”

10:50-11:10

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break

11:10-12

James Conlon (Mount Mary) “Sex and Shame”

Jason Holt (Acadia) “Allusion & Anti-Intentionalism”

Giulia Bonasio (King’s) “Function & Use in Aristotle’s EE & NE

Nathan Brett (Dal) “Taking Climate Change Seriously”

Lynette Reid (Dal) TBA; Michael Hymers (Dal) Hadot’s Wittgenstein”; Steven Burns (Dal) “Wittgenstein, Atomism, and AI”

12-1:15 LUNCH + ARPA General Meeting

Multipurpose Room

Multipurpose Room

Multipurpose Room

Multipurpose Room

Multipurpose Room

Time

CE 311

CE 312

Ce 313

CE 314

CE 315

1:30- 2:20

Jordan Pascoe (Manhattan Col) “Respect Women: Rethinking Consent”

Derek Andrews (Dal) “Depression [&] … Access to Medical Assistance in Dying”

Doug Campbell (Toronto) “Plato on Reincarnation, Eschatology, Mythology, & Philosophy”

Kyle Johannsen (WLU) “Humanitarian Intervention in Nature: How Should We Do It & What Should We Aim For?”

Recovering Rorty Symposium 1:30-3:20:

Robbie Mosher (Mt.A), Mary Jo Curry (Ind. Sch.)

2:30-3:20

Shaun Miller (Dal) “Contextual Sexual Consent”

Letitia Meynell (Dal) “Getting the Picture: An Analysis of Understanding”

Sheldon Wein (SMU) “A Secular Reading of Mark 2:27-28”

Mike Ashfield (USC) “From Manslaughter to Mass-Slaughter”

Recovering Rorty Symposium: Louis Groarke (StFX); Neb Kujundzic (UPEI); Madeleine Legér (Ind. Sch.)

3:20-3:40

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break

3:40-4:30

Alex Bryant (McMaster) “What Do Misogynist Stereotypes Do? Social Constraints on Autonomy in Commercial Sex”

 

 

Todd Calder (SMU) “Evil Isn’t Necessarily Wrong”

Keith Searing (Dal) “Necessity a-Posteriori?”

Richmond Campbell (Dal) “The Co-Evolution of Moral Norms & Human Knowledge”

David Tracey (MUN), “On Personal Desire in Deleuze’s and Guattari’s Critique of Freud”

 

Banquet: 6:30-8:30 Salt Spray Restaurant, Holiday Inn, Sydney, 300 Esplanade Ticket Required