15TH ANNUAL
GRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE
March 21-22, 2014 /  Keynote  Dr. David Schweickart /
MSU Faculty Roundtable w/ Marilyn Frye, Sandra Harding, Christian Lotz, and Kyle Whyte


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SCHEDULE
Friday, March 21
Natural Science Building, room 128

3:00 - Welcome Address, Matt McKeon, Department Chair, MSU Philosophy

3:10 - Keynote Address, David Schweickart: "Sartre, Camus and a Marxism for the 21st Century"

4:00 - Faculty Roundtable, Marilyn Frye, Christian Lotz, and Kyle Whyte

5:00 - Q&A and discussion with Schweickart and Roundtable

7:00 - Dinner, venue TBD


Saturday, March 22
Natural Science Building, room 128

9:00am - Chris Rugeley, San Francisco State University: "Nonideal Theory at the Border: Search for a Method"
Commentary: Samantha Noll, MSU

10:00 - Break

10:10 -
Randy La Prairie, Western Michigan University: "The Injustice of Justice as Fairness"
Commentary: Daniel Beck, MSU


11:10 -
Christina R. Bovinette, University of North Texas: "A Look at Transformative Justice: Deconstruction through Environmental Justice to Challenge and Transform Multiscalar Identities in the Resistance to Free-Market Hegemony"
Commentary: Sophia Pavlos, MSU

12:30- Lunch Break

2:00 - Ndidi Nwaneri, Loyola University Chicago: "Freedom From The Contingent –Pogge, Global Poverty and Inequality"
Commentary: Anna Malavisi, MSU

3:00 - Break

3:10 -
Ian K. McDaniel, University of Kansas: "Defining Equity and Adequacy"
Commentary: Amelia Martin, MSU


4:10 - Roberto Mosciatti, University of Michigan: "Toward a Progressive Cosmopolitanism: The Reconstruction of Man in Gramsci’s Philosophy"
Commentary: Andrew Woodson, MSU

5:10 - Concluding Remarks

7:00 - Dinner Reception and After Party