HCC Philosophy Conference 2019

Fourth Annual Philosophy Conference - Philosophy, Humanities and Library Sciences Division

HCC PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE, 2019

 

Overview

The Houston Community College Philosophy, Humanities, and Library Sciences Division invites you to submit a paper to its Fourth Annual Philosophy and Humanities Conference to be held October 18-19, 2019 at HCC's Central campus located at 1300 Holman, Houston, TX 77013 -Room 112. Conference is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

 

 

Conference date:

Friday, October 18, 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Saturday, October 19, 2017, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

 

Location:

HCC Central Campus

1300 Holman St.

Houston, TX 77004

SJAC  ROOM 112

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Anthony Cashio

University of Virginia at Wise

 

"We are Who We Were:

Understanding history through the lens of personhood."

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 18.

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Central Campus. Room 112

 

 

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Submissions: We invite submissions on any philosophical topic. Papers should be no longer than 3,000 words (excluding notes and references), suitable for reading aloud, and prepared for blind review. Please include the following information on a cover page in a separate file:

  1. Title of paper

  2. 100-word abstract (excluded from word count)

  3. Word count (excluding notes and references)

  4. Author's name

  5. Author's institutional affiliation

  6. Author's email address

  7. Willingness to serve as commentator or section chair

Submission Deadline:  August 1, 2019

Easychair Submissionhttps://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hcc20191 

NOTES

  1. Papers should be prepared for blind review and should not exceed the maximum word count.

  2. Sessions are allotted 50 minutes. Presentations: 20-30 minutes with 10 minute audience discussion.

  3. Papers should be submitted electronically to: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hcc20191

 

 

SCHEDULE

 

 

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 18

 

8:00 – 8:30

Registration

 

SJAC RM 170

Friday: 8:30-12:30

8:30-9:15: Lamont Rodgers, Houston Community College:  “A Defense of Natural Procedural Rights”

9:30 – 10:15: Michael Otteson, University of Kansas – “Justice in Aristotle's Theory of the Good”

10:30 – 11:15: Robert Tierney, Houston Community College – Rehabilitating Agent Regret

11:30- 12:15: Vanessa Voss, Lone Star College – “Foucault’s Misconception on the Islamic Revolution: Muharram and his Concept of Pre-Modernity”

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12:30-1:30

Lunch on your own

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SJAC RM 170

1:30 – 2:30 : Andrew DeLunas,  San Jose State University – “Kantian Supererogation” (SKYPE presentation)

2:30-3:30: Courtney Tee, Harvard University Graduate School of Education  – “Justification in Epistemic Communities”

3:30 – 4:30: Charles LaMendola, Houston Community College – “Erotic Epistemology in Plato’s Symposium”

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5:30 – 6:30

SJAC RM 112

Guest Speaker:

Anthony Cashio, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise – “We Are Who We Were: Understanding History through the Lens of Personhood.”

 

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6:30 – Welcome Reception -   In SJAC 112

SATURDAY OCTOBER 19

 

SJAC RM 112

8:30 -12:30

8:30 – 9:15:  Ben Craver, Wayland Baptist University and Elizabeth Kanon, Texas State University           “Way of the Future Church Beliefs: Clarified and Critiqued”

9:30 – 10:15: John Swann, Houston Community College, “The Problem of Evil - Establishing a Context for Conversation”

10:30 – 11:15: Nathan Poage, Houston Community College, “Deus Ex Machina Explanation in Plato's Republic Book VI”

11:30-12:15: Leonard Kahn, Loyola University – “The Repugnant Conclusion for Busy, Practical People”

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12:30-1:30 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

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1:30- 2:15 - Brendan Regan, SUNY Purchase College, “The Virtue of Credibility Excess” SKYPE presentation

2:30-3:30 - Pol Pardini Gispert, Lousiana State University,”Public Reasons, Shared Humanity? An Objection to Korsgaard’s Answer to The Normative Question”

 

 TRAVEL

 

Local Hotels:

The Whitehall HoustonSilver Exclusives

1700 Smith St, Houston, TX, 77002, United States,

800-997-9138

 

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Houston-Downtown Conv Ctr

1810 Bell St, Houston, TX, 77003, United States,

800-997-9138

 

Hotel Zaza Houston Museum District

5701 Main Street, Houston, TX, 77005, United States,

800-997-9138

 

Best Western Plus Downtown Inn & Suites Silver Exclusives

915 W Dallas St, Houston, TX, 77019, United States,

800-997-9138

Local Restaurants:

Luigi’s Pizzeria

3700 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77004

 

Natachee’s Supper and Punch

3622 Main St, Houston, TX 77002

 

Taco’s A Go Go

3704 Main St, Houston, TX 77002

 

Axlerads Beer Garden (Food Trucks)

1517 Alabama St, Houston, TX 77004

 

PREVIOUS CONFERENCES

 

2018  Kevin DeLaplante. "Critical Thinking and Tribalism."

https://kevindelaplante.com/about/


2017 John Symons. University of Kansas. "Good to Know! Norms and formal methods for critical thinking."

http://www.johnsymons.net/

 

2016 Seth Paskin.

Partially Examined Life: https://partiallyexaminedlife.com/

 

 

CONTACT

 

Conference organizer: Parish Conkling [email protected] 

For more information: Cinnamon Jenson [email protected]

Lamont Rodgers [email protected]

Jacob Mills [email protected]