75th Program

Virginia Philosophical Association Annual Meeting 2014
Friday, November 7th - Saturday, November 8th
Friday, November 7, 2014

 2:15                 Registration

2:45-3:40         Platonic Personal Immortality and Psychological Continuity 

    Doug Reed (University of Virginia)

    Commenter: Jonah Goldwater (College of William and Mary) 

3:45-4:40         Health, Harm and Potential

    David Hershenov (SUNY Buffalo) and Rose Hershenov (Niagara University)

    Comments by Mark Piper (James Madison University)

4:40-5:05         Break

5:05-6:00         The Thresholds for Knowledge

    Michael Hannon (Fordham University)

    Commenter: Adam Tiller (University of Virginia)

6:05-7:00         The Development of Justice

    Mark LeBar (Ohio University/Florida State University)

    Commenter: Eric Moore (Longwood University)

7:15                 Banquet

8:30-9:30         Keynote Address: On Judging Patron Saints

    Angela Smith, Washington and Lee University


Saturday, November 8, 2014

9:00                 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30-10:25       Citizens United, Liberty, and John Stuart Mill

    Melina Bell (Washington and Lee University)

    Comments by Chris Melenovsky (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

 10:30-11:25     Linguistic Habit as Perceptual Habit

    Victor Bruzzone (Ryerson University)

    Comments by Carl Sachs (Marymount University)

11:25-11:40     Break

11:40-12:40     Invited Lecture

    Self-Interpretation as Software

    Tadeusz Zawidzki (George Washington University)

12:45-1:00       Resolution of Gratitude and elections