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Itinerary for the
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference in Philosophy

October 6-7, 2000
Michigan State University

sponsored by

MSU Detroit College of Law
The College of Arts and Letters
The Department of Philosophy
The Graduate School at Michigan State University
The Council of Graduate Students (C.O.G.S.)

Friday, October 6, 2000

Session I: Location - Executive Board Room, Detroit College of Law)
2:00-3:00 Registration and Welcome Reception
3:15-3:30 Welcoming remarks--Matt Hachee and Ken Parsons, MSU Graduate
Students in Philosophy
3:30-4:30 Talk 1   "Post-Archeological Revolutions" by David Gray
4:45-5:45 Talk 2  "A Defense of Rawls on Welfare Rights" by Corey Brettschneider
6:00-7:00 Talk 3  "Rawls and the Limits of Social Cooperation" by Andrew Marx
7:30-10:00              Informal Dinner (Location to be announced)

Saturday, October 7, 2000

Session II: (Location - Executive Board Room, Detroit College of Law)
8:00-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 Talk 4 "Clarifying the Partiality Debates" by Ellen Maccarone
9:45-10:45 Talk 5 "Kagan's Consequentialism" by Matthew Tedesco
11:00-12:00 Talk 6 "A Social Epistemology of Ethics" by Larry Bryce Giles Hueber
12:00-1:30 Lunch (participants are on their own)

Session III: (Location - Executive Board Room, Detroit College of Law)
1:45-2:45 Talk 7 "Natural and Artificial, but Never Arbitrary" by Michael Weinman
3:00-4:00 Talk 8  "Mental Health Care Planning" by Christy Rentmeester
4:15-5:15 Talk 9  "Contingent Vegetarianism" by Loretta Keleher
5:30 Keynote Address: Chris Cuomo, University of Cincinatti
        Topic: TBA
6:45-9:00 Reception Dinner and Afterglow at Beggar's Banquet, Downtown East Lansing

Each talk shall be one hour in length and will include all of the following: 30 minutes for paper presentation, 10 minutes for commentator response, 5 minutes for a rebuttal by the speaker, and 15 minutes for questions from the assembled audience.