58th Annual Meeting of the VPA

The 1997 Meeting of the VPA was held at the University of Virginia on Oct. 24-25. The following program was presented:


Friday, October 24 
2:00 Registration, Minor Hall Auditorium 
3:00 Welcome

3:05 "The Present State of Epistemic Naturalism" 
Gary Hardcastle, Virginia Tech 
Commentator: Bill Knorpp, James Madison University

4:30 "Was Socrates a Skeptic about Punishment?" 
Michael Cholbi, The University of Virginia 
Commentator: Debra Nails, Mary Washington College

6:00 Drinks, Colonnade Club

7:30 Dinner, Dome Room at The Rotunda

8:30 "What is Postmodern Ethics?" 
Dwight Furrow, College of William and Mary

Saturday, October 25, Minor Hall Auditorium 
8:30 Coffee and Doughnuts

9:00 "Aristotle and 'Modern' Accounts of Responsibility" 
Walter Ott, Jr., The University of Virginia 
Commentator: Nancy Schauber, University of Richmond

10:30 "Kant's Justification of the Laws of Mechanics" 
Eric Watkins, Virginia Tech 
Commentator: Dan Kolb, Radford University

11:45 Business Meeting 
12:00 Adjourn