Friday, October 6th - Saturday, October 7th, 2017
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy
Presents: 14th Biennial UMass Philosophy Homecoming
Friday, October 6th
3:30pm - 5:30pm Department Colloquium Talk: Ted Sider (1993), "Asymmetric Personal Identity" (South College E470)
7:00pm -10:00pm Reception in Northampton at the home of Phil Bricker and Margi Caplan
Saturday, October 7th (All Saturday sessions will be in Douth College W245)
9:00am - 9:30am - Coffee, pastries, and general milling around
9:30am - 10:45am Speaker: Kelly Trogdon (2009), "Full and Partial Grounding"
Commentator: Jeffrey Dunn (2010)
Chair: Lu Chen
11:00am -12:15pm Speaker: Meghan Griffith (2003), "Narrative Campacity and Self-Control"
Commentator: Jc Beall (1998)
Chair: Cameron Gibbs
12:15pm - 2:30pm - Lunch -Participants are encouraged to form small groups and go to eateries of their own choosing, on campus of off.
2:30pm - 3:45pm Speaker: Marcy Lascano (2006), "Cavensih's System of Nature"
Commentator: Heidi Furey (2013)
Chair: Robert Gruber
4:00pm - 5:15pm Speaker: Luis Oliveira (2016), "Skeptical Theism and Paradox of Evil"
Commentator: Aaron Washington (2018)
Chair: Andréa Wilson
5:30pm - 7:00pm Reception - University Club
Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
For further information, please call (413) 545-2330.