This conference is free and open to the public.
Saturday, April 24, 2010
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Arrival of participants
3:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Meaning for Teachers
Ph.D., University of Arizona
University of Arizona
Kendrick Professor of Philosophy and joint Professor of Economics
Commentator: Jennifer Morton, Swarthmore College
Chair: Mark Wallace, Swarthmore College
The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World
Ph.D., Boston University
Professor of Philosophy, Arts & Sciences
Commentator: Mark Goodwin, Rowan University
Chair: Daniel Koltonski, Haverford College
Sunday, April 25, 2010
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Meaning, Happiness and Flourishing: Three Criteria or One?
Ph.D. Oxford, Balliol College (England)
College of Wooster
Compton Professor of Philosophy
Commentator: Hans Oberdiek, Swarthmore College
Chair: Christine Koggel, Bryn Mawr College
(NOTE: Now that travel has resumed in London, Garrett is able arrive.)
The Challenge of Meaningfulness in a Challenging World
Ph.D. Univeristy of Pittsburgh
Commentator: Audre Brokes, St. Joseph's University
Chair: Robin Dillon, Lehigh University