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Oct 25 2010

Long Island Philosophical Society at NYIT on Nov. 6

Long Island Philosophical Society
Nov. 6, 2010 Meeting
NYIT (Old Westbury)
NYIT de Severksy Mansion

Program

Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
(Lobby + Ballroom) - NYIT de Seversky Mansion

Concurrent Morning Sessions: 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon

PLEASE OBSERVE 45 MINUTE LIMIT PER PRESENTATION

Session 1: Ancient Philosophy and Nietzsche - Ballroom
Chair: Mario Cardone, St. John's University

  1. William Evans, St. Peter's College
    "On Depicting the Undepictable: The Role of Images in Plato's Republic"
  2. Chrysoula Gitsoulis, College of Staten Island
    "Katharsis in Aristotle's Poetics"
  3. John De Carlo, Hofstra University
    "On Nietzsche's Embodied Thoughts and Writings"
  4. Alina Feld, LIU Brooklyn
    "Nietzsche: A Forgetful Musical Socrates"

Session 2: Eastern Philosophical Traditions - Terrace Room
Chair: Glenn Statile, St. John's University

  1. Basilio Monteiro, St. John's University
    "Indian, Islamic, Confucian Philosophies and the Application to Development"
  2. Payal Doctor, LaGuardia Community College
    "The Tradition of Sanskrit Commentaries and Their Future"
  3. Eunah Lee, SUNY Stonybrook
    "Emotions and Obligations: A Divergence between Care Ethics and Confucian Ethics"
  4. Farzad Mahootian, NYU
    "Ideals of Human Perfection: A Comparison of Sufism and Transhumanism"

Session 3: Ethical/Political Investigations - Library Room
Chair: David Becker, St. John's University

  1. Stephen Finn, U.S. Military Academy at West Point
    "The Possibility of an International Sovereign in Hobbes"
  2. Katherine Biederman, Cornell College
    "Moral Agency, Ignorance, and Epsitemically Responsible Conduct"
  3. Peter Celello, Ohio State University
    "The Basic Structure, the Difference Principle, and Desert"
  4. Minerva Ahumada, LaGuardia Community College
    "Narrative Ethics" The Ethical Account Told by Bombal, Valenzuela, and Ferré"

Session 4: Language, Reason and Identity - Room 102
Chair: Margaret Cuonzo, LIU Brooklyn

  1. Guilherme Sanches de Oliveira, University of São Paulo, Brazil
    "Freedom to Act and Freedom to Think: Moral Responsibility, Reason, and the Involuntariness of Emotions and Beliefs"
  2. Fletcher Maumus, Brooklyn College
    "Donnellan's Distinction and Proper Names"
  3. Roman Altshuler, SUNY Stonybrook
    "Practical Identity in Tragic Dilemmas"
  4. Brendan Murday, Ithaca College
    "The Problem of the Criterion": Methodism and Higher Order Epistemic Constraints"

Lunch: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Garden Room, NYIT de Seversky Mansion

Keynote Session: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Ballroom

Announcements and Awards: Glenn Statile

James P. Friel, Founder and Cochair
Margaret Cuonzo, Editor CALIPSO
Anton Alterman, CoEditor/Designer, New CALIPSO

Keynote Speaker: Marjorie Miller
SUNY Purchase
"THE WAY: SURVEYING, BUILDING, WALKING THE ROADS: CONFUCIANISM AND PRAGMATISM"

Concurrent Afternoon Sessions: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session 5: Political Philosophy - Ballroom
Chair: Chrysoula Gitsoulis, College of Staten Island

  1. Emanuel Boussios, Nassau Community College
    "The Political Philosophy of Michael Walzer"

Session 6: Metaphysics: (Indian, Greek, Genetic) - Terrace Room
Chair: Amanda Pawloski, Santa Croce, Rome, Italy

  1. Robert Badillo, St. John's University
    "Identifying Parallel Instances of What Rielo Terms the 'Mutant Virus' in Greek and Indian Metaphysics and his Alternative"

Session 7: Teaching Philosophy - Library Room
Chair: James P. Friel, SUNY Farmingdale

  1. Robert Robinson, University of Georgia
    "Teaching Ethics Through the Moral Dilemma"

Session 8: Philosophy of Science - Room 102
Chair: Glenn Statile, St. John's University

  1. Moti Mizrahi, Hunter College
    "Constructive Empiricism and Scientific Practice: Two Case Studies"

Reception: 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Ballroom, NYIT de Seversky Mansion

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