Upcoming Colloquia and Conferences
Date: November 20-22, 2014
Location: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Call for Abstracts: Abstracts of 500-750 words should address philosophical questions related to death and dying, including but not limited to:
the metaphysics of death, including personal identity, criteria for declaring death, etc.
the possibility and/or desirability of immortality
death as a harm or benefit
death and life's meaning
reactions to death and dying (e.g., grief, ars moriendi and the 'good death')
philosophical implications of death-related technologies (e.g., life extension, cryonics)
ethical controversies related to death (suicide, organ donation, etc.)
clinical and biomedical issues related to death and dying
Prospective presenters should plan for presentations of approxiamtely 40 minutes.
Amy Olberding, University of Oklahoma
John Martin Fischer, University of California- Riverside
Abstracts from scholars outside philosophy are welcome so long as they engage such philosophical issues. Abstracts are welcome from analytic, Continental, and other historical traditions. Abstracts should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadine for abstract submission: 31 March 2014.
Date: January 31, 2:40 PM
Speaker: James Van Cleve (USC)
Topic: REID ON DIRECT REALISM AND NONEXISTENT OBJECTS OF CONCEPTION
The graduate students of the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles, invite graduate students to submit papers in all areas of philosophy to be presented at the eight annual USC/UCLA graduate student conference. The date of the conference is February 8, 2014; the conference will be held at UCLA. The keynote speaker will be Kieran Setiya.
2014 Regular Department Colloquia Schedule N/A
Sage Center for the Study of the Mind Lecture Series:
(1) Lecture: Probabilistic Models of Sensorimotor Control and Decision Making
Speaker: Daniel Wolpert
Meeting Time and Location: Mar 6, Alumni Hall, Mosher Alumni House, 2nd floor on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
(2) Lecture: Affective Forecasting
Speaker: Daniel Gilbert
Meeting Time and Location: Mar 13, Alumni Hall, Mosher Alumni House, 2nd floor on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
(3) Lecture: What Is a Rule? A Short History, from Monastic Orders to Algorithms
Speaker: Lorraine Daston
Meeting Time and Location: Apr 10, Alumni Hall, Mosher Alumni House, 2nd floor on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
1) Pomona College Colloquium
Speaker: Stavroula Glezakos, Wake Forest University
Topic: "The Limits of Meaning Well"
Meeting Time and Location: Thursday, September 15th, 4:15 PM, 101 Pearsons
Meeting Time and Location: April 16-20, 2014, Westin Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA
For more information, see theAPA Pacific Division Website on the upcoming meeting
2013-2014 Colloquia Schedule N/A
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