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71st Program
Marymount University

Friday October 22, 2010

Truland Auditorium, Ballston Center,

2:00 p.m.

Registration & Refreshments


“On Being One’s ‘True Self’: Arpaly, Ego-Dystonic Desires,

and the First Person Perspective”

Travis N. Rieder, Georgetown University

Commentator: Eric Saidel, George Washington University


“Expanding the Circle of Concern: May We Prefer Our “Own” Children?”

Tina Rulli, Yale University

Commentator: Melina Bell, Washington and Lee University


“The Education of Amour Propre”

Ty Landrum, University of Virginia

Commentator: Jason P. Matzke, University of Mary Washington


“Autonomy and the Demands of Love”

Mark Piper, James Madison University

Commentator: Thomas Package, Marymount University


Banquet - Ballston Conference Center

Conference attendees who wish to dine at the banquet are requested to RSVP by Friday Oct 8th to adam.kovach at marymount dot edu.


Keynote Address

“Leave the Gun; Take the Cannoli: Putting Imperatives in their Place”

Mark Lance, Georgetown University

Ballston Conference Center

Saturday October 23, 2010

Truland Auditorium, Ballston Center

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Registration & Refreshments


“Epistemic Bootstrapping”

Bryan Cwik, University of Virginia

Commentator: Will Fleisher, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


“A Dilemma for the Eliminativist Ontology for Brains”

Joungbin Lim, University of Virginia

Commentator: Catherine Sutton, Virginia Commonwealth University


“Desire and Pleasure in Kant’s Aesthetic Judgments”

Lydia Patton, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Commentator: Ted Kinnaman, George Mason University

11:40-12:50 p.m.

Invited Lecture

“Accounting for Luck”

Laura W. Ekstrom, The College of William and Mary


Business meeting