Northern Undergraduate Philosophy Conference


1st Annual Northern Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
March 23-24, 2012
Holmes Student Center, University Suite




Friday, March 23

3:00-5:00 p.m.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: David O'Connor (University of Notre Dame)
Iconoclasm as Philosophy




Saturday, March 24

8:30-9:30
Continental Breakfast

9:30-10:15
"Persistence: How Distinct Temporal Parts Are Incompatible with Special Relativity"
Mark Fendry, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

10:30-11:15
"Consumers and Producers: Rolan Barthes and Diachronic Linguistic Change"

11:30-12:15
"The Nomad of Faith"
Alex Neubauer, Concordia College

Lunch

1:30-2:15
"Here Is a Hand: Hinge Propositions and Their Epistemic Status"
Kelsey Pixler, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

2:30-3:15
"Rethinking Foucault's Relation to 'Power': Semantics, Fetishization, and Political Consequences"
Rafael Vizcaino, Northwestern University

3:30-4:15
"Do Nazi Readings of Nietzsche's Writings Have any Hermeneutical Legitimacy?"
Samuel Kampa, Bethel University