59th Annual Meeting of the VPA

The 1998 Meeting of the VPA was held at the Christopher Newport University on Oct. 30-31. The following program was presented:

Program


Friday, October 30 
2:00 Registration 
3:00 Welcome 
3:05 First Paper: "On Separating the Intellect from the Body: Aristotle's De Anima III.4" 
John Sisko, College of William and Mary

Comment: Thomas Firey, Virginia Tech

4:15 Break

4:30 Second Paper: "Berkeley on Skepticism and Solipsism" 
Jay Morris, U. of Virginia

Comment: Dan Flage, James Madison U.

6:00 Reception (location TBA)

7:30 Dinner

8:30 Presentation: "Meiland's Two Dimensional Model of Time and Changing the Past" 
Goeff Goddu, U. of Richmond

Saturday, October 31 
8:30 Coffee and Snacks

9:00 Fourth Paper: "Self, Self-Control, and Agency" 
Craig Dove, New River Community College

Comment: Jim Hall, U. of Richmond

10:15 Break

10:30 Fifth Paper: "On the Semantic Value of Fictional Names" 
Anne Jude Hunt, U. of Virginia

Comment: Gary Hardcastle, Virginia Tech