12TH ANNUAL
GRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE
March 25-26, 2011 /  Keynote  Douglas Anderson  /  Featured Faculty  Kyle Powys Whyte


HOME
REGISTRATION
SCHEDULE
ABSTRACTS
CALL FOR PAPERS
HOSPITALITY
ARCHIVES
SPEAKERS
COMMITTEE


PHILOSOPHY
GRADUATE STUDENTS 

Michigan State University
Department of Philosophy
503 South Kedzie Hall
East Lansing, MI
48824-1032

517/355-4490
email: philconf@msu.edu






KEYNOTE
Douglas Anderson

Doug Anderson teaches in the Philosophy Department at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He focuses on American philosophy and the history of philosophy, and is author of several books and numerous essays dealing with issues in American philosophy and culture. His most recent book is Philosophy Americana from Fordham University Press, and a book co-authored with Carl Hausman on reading the work of Charles Peirce will appear next fall. Anderson is past Editor of The Journal of Speculative Philosophy and is presently Editor of Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, a journal dealing with the history of American philosophy. Anderson’s thematic interests range from the relations of philosophy to cultural practices such as music, sport, and education to traditional metaphysics and the history of ideas.




FEATURED FACULTY
Kyle Powys Whyte

Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Kyle Powys Whyte is affiliated faculty at the Center for the Study of Standards in Society (CS3) and in the American Indian Studies Program. He is an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Dr. Whyte writes on issues in environmental justice, the philosophies of science and technology, and American Indian philosophy. His articles are published in journals such as Synthese, Knowledge, Technology & Policy, Ethics, Place & Environment, Continental Philosophy Review, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy & Technology, Public Integrity, and Rural Social Sciences, and he is a principal investigator on research projects exploring justice, agriculture, and the environment funded by the National Science Foundation, Spencer Foundation, and Creating Inclusive Excellence Grants (MSU). He is a member of the American Philosophical Association Committee on Public Philosophy, Michigan Environmental and Natural Resources Governance Program, and Michigan Environmental Justice Working Group, and is a 2009 recipient of the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the Association of American Colleges & Universities.