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Northern Graduate Philosophy Conference


10th Annual Northern Graduate Philosophy Conference
October 13-14, 2017




Friday, October 13

Holmes Student Center, University Suite

3:00-5:00 p.m.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Eva Kittay (Stony Brook University)
"The Moral Significance of Being Human"




Saturday, October 14

Holmes Student Center, University Suite

9:00-9:30
Continental Breakfast

MORNING SESSION

9:30-10:30
"Special Relations Can Provide Agent-Neutral Reasons"
Elizabeth Bell, University of Wisconsin at Madison

10:30-11:30
"Metaphysical Deflationism and Metalinguistic Negotiation"
Jared Riggs, University of Toronto

11:30-12:30
"On Loneliness as Social Disattunement"
William Bell, University of Missouri at St. Louis

Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION

2:30-3:30
"Disability Studies, Conceptual Ethics, and Metalinguistic Negotiation"
Elizabeth Cantalamessa, University of Miami

3:30-4:30
"Rational Epistemic Regret"
Paul Blaschko, University of Notre Dame

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School of Northern Illinois University