2017:

participants:

  • Anna-Sara Malmgren (Stanford)
  • Rebecca Mason (San Francisco)
  • Graham Moore (UBC)
  • Phyllis Pearson (UBC)
  • Kathryn Pogin (Northwestern and Yale Law)
  • Diana Raffman (Toronto)
  • Mike Raven (Victoria)
  • Samuel Reis-Dennis (Johns Hopkins—Berman Institute of Bioethics)
  • Joshua Schechter (Brown)
  • Daniel J. Singer (Penn)
  • Keshav Singh (UNC)
  • Eric Swanson (Michigan)
  • Ginger Schultheis (MIT)
  • Kurt Sylvan (Southampton)
  • Briana Toole (UT–Austin)
  • Jennifer Wang (Stanford/Simon Fraser)
  • Nathan Wildman (Glasgow)
  • Yuna Won (Cornell)
  • Audrey Yap (Victoria)
  • Fatema Amijee (UT–Austin)
  • Matt Bedke (UBC)
  • Brian Berkey (Penn–Wharton)
  • David Boylan (MIT)
  • Lindsay Brainard (Washington University)
  • Nathan Cockram (UBC)
  • Lindsay Crawford (Connecticut College)
  • Heather Demarest (Colorado)
  • Matt Duncan (Rhode Island College)
  • Tom Donaldson (Stanford)
  • Will Fleisher (Rutgers)
  • Daniel Greco (Yale)
  • Bruno Guindon (UBC)
  • Jasper Heaton (UBC)
  • Sukaina Hirji (Virginia Tech)
  • Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa (UBC)
  • Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins (UBC)
  • Zoë Johnson King (Michigan)
  • Lauren Leydon-Hardy (Northwestern)
  • Hallie Liberto (Connecticut)
  • Kathryn Lindeman (St Louis)

schedule:

SUNDAY, JULY 30

5:00-8:00PM

  • Welcome picnic at Spanish Banks Beach (details TBA)

MONDAY, JULY 31

ARRIVAL AND WELCOME: 9:30-10:00

SESSION 1: 10:00–11:30

  • Paper: Will Fleisher, "Rational Endorsement"
  • Comments: Matt Duncan
  • Comments: Joshua Schechter
  • Chair: Lindsay Brainard

SESSION 2: 1:30–3:00

  • Paper: Zoe Johnson King, "We Can Have Our Buck and Pass It, Too"
  • Comments: Bruno Guindon
  • Comments: Matt Bedke
  • Chair: Carrie Jenkins

SESSION 3: 3:15–4:45

  • Paper: Kathryn Lindeman, "Think You've Found a Case of No True Scotsman Reasoning? Look Again"
  • Comments: Lauren Leydon-Hardy
  • Comments: Diana Raffman
  • Chair: Tom Donaldson

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

SESSION 4: 10:00–11:30

  • Paper: David Boylan, "What the Future 'Might' Brings"
  • Comments: Eric Swanson
  • Comments: Yuna Won
  • Chair: Heather Demarest

SESSION 5: 1:30–3:00

  • Paper: Kathryn Pogin, "Confronting the Epistepocalypse with Faith"
  • Comments: Audrey Yap
  • Comments: Briana Toole
  • Chair: Daniel Singer

SESSION 6: 3:15–4:45

  • Paper: Lindsay Crawford, "Believing the Best: On Doxastic Partiality in Friendship"
  • Comments: Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
  • Comments: Keshav Singh
  • Chair: Mike Raven

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

SESSION 7: 10:00–11:30

  • Paper: Rebecca Mason, "Social Kinds, Essence and Dependence"
  • Comments: Jenn Wang
  • Comments: Jasper Heaton
  • Chair: Nathan Wildman

SESSION 8: 1:30–3:00

  • Paper: Daniel Greco, "On the Very Idea of an Epistemic Dilemma"
  • Comments: Kurt Sylvan
  • Comments: Ginger Schultheis
  • Chair: Anna-Sara Malmgren

SESSION 9: 3:15–4:45

  • Paper: Samuel Reis-Dennis, "Anger: Scary Good"
  • Comments: Sukaina Hirji
  • Comments: Brian Berkey
  • Chair: Hallie Liberto

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

RECREATION DAY

2016:

participants:

  • Scott Anderson (UBC)
  • Mark Balaguer (Cal State—LA)
  • Brendan Balcerak Jackson (Miami)
  • Magdalena Balcerak Jackson (Miami)
  • Matt Bedke (UBC)
  • Endre Begby (Simon Fraser)
  • Teresa Bruno (Syracuse)
  • Michael De (Konstanz)
  • Alexandra DeForge (Duke)
  • Nina Emery (Brown)
  • Arianna Falbo (Simon Fraser)
  • B. R. George (Carnegie Mellon)
  • Ephraim Glick (St Andrews)
  • Dana Goswick (Melbourne)
  • Preston Greene (Nanyang Technological)
  • Leif Hancox-Li (USC)
  • Jasper Heaton (UBC)
  • Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa (UBC)
  • Nurbay Irmak (Boğaziçi)
  • Abby Jaques (MIT)
  • Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins (UBC)
  • Julia Langkau (Konstanz)
  • Hallie Liberto (Connecticut)
  • Ned Markosian (UMass–Amherst)
  • Michaela McSweeney (Boston University)
  • Li Kang (Syracuse)
  • Lucia Munguia (Cornell)
  • Phyllis Pearson (UBC)
  • Sara Protasi (Puget Sound)
  • Michael Raven (Victoria)
  • Regina Rini (NYU)
  • Chelsea Rosenthal (NYU)
  • Richard Sandlin (UBC)
  • Jonathan Shaheen (Gent)
  • Joshua Schechter (Brown)
  • Matthew Smithdeal (UBC)
  • Eric Swanson (Michigan)
  • Rosemary Twomey (Simon Fraser)
  • Jennifer Wang (Stanford)
  • Bruno Whittle (Yale)
  • Adrian K. Yee (UBC)

 

schedule:

MONDAY, AUGUST 15

ARRIVAL AND WELCOME: 9:30-10:00

SESSION 1: 10:00–11:30

  • Paper: Leif Hancox-Li, "Idealization and Abstraction in Models of Oppression"
  • Comments: Chelsea Rosenthal
  • Comments: Jasper Heaton
  • Chair: Mike De

SESSION 2: 1:30–3:00

  • Paper: Joshua Schechter, "The Rational Significance of Etiological Information"
  • Comments: Magdalena Balcerak Jackson
  • Comments: Ned Markosian
  • Chair: Dana Goswick

SESSION 3: 3:15–4:45

  • Paper: Eric Swanson, "Metaethics Without Semantics"
  • Comments: B. R. George
  • Comments: Ephraim Glick
  • Chair: Sara Protasi

EVENING SOCIAL EVENTS

  • Fun run or nature walk

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16

SESSION 4: 10:00–11:30

  • Paper: Nurbay Irmak, "Artifactual Theory of Words"
  • Comments: Carrie Jenkins
  • Comments: Jennifer Wang
  • Chair: Ariana Falbo

SESSION 5: 1:30–3:00

  • Paper: Bruno Whittle, "Size and Function"
  • Comments: Mark Balaguer
  • Comments: Michaela McSweeney
  • Chair: Preston Greene

SESSION 6: 3:15–4:45

  • Paper: Regina Rini, "Intuition Inversion; or, The Curious Case of Professor Head's Inverted Intuitions"
  • Comments: Brendan Balcerak Jackson
  • Comments: Julia Langkau
  • Chair: Endre Begby

EVENING SOCIAL EVENTS

  • Fun run or nature walk

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

SESSION 7: 10:00–11:30

  • Paper: Hallie Liberto, "Exploitation and the Role of Consent"
  • Comments: Scott Anderson
  • Comments: Abby Jaques
  • Chair: Rosemary Twomey

SESSION 8: 1:30–3:00

  • Paper: Nina Emery, "Against Radical Quantum Ontologies"
  • Comments: Michael Raven
  • Comments: Jonathan Shaheen
  • Chair: Matt Bedke

SESSION 9: 3:15–4:45

  • Paper: Teresa Bruno, "Objectivism without Alienation"
  • Comments: Alex DeForge
  • Comments: Lucia Munguia
  • Chair: Li Kang

EVENING SOCIAL EVENTS

  • Fun run or nature walk

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

RECREATION DAY