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Colloquia

Title First Name Last Name Affiliation
Atheism a la Ricoeur Majid Amini Virginia State University
Utopianism and Political Irrationality Aaron Ancell Duke University
Spatiotemporal Betterness and Pareto in Infinite Worlds Amanda Askell New York University
Worms, Stages, and Names Harriet Baber University of San Diego
Aristotle on Truth and Practical Truth: Nicomachean Ethics VI 2 Samuel Baker University of South Alabama
Mental Machines David Barack Columbia University
Moral Encroachment Rima Basu University of Southern California
Two Strawsonian Strategies for Accounting for Morally Responsible Agency David Beglin University of California, Riverside
Is Blameworthiness Forever? Benjamin Matheson University of Gothenburg
Laser Lights and Desigenr Drugs: The New Face of Ruthlessly Reductive Neuroscience John Bickle Mississippi State University
Grounding, Physicalism, and the Explanatory Gap Zach Blaesi University of Texas at Austin
The Problem of Unwelcome Epistemic Company Joshua Blanchard University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
What Extrinsic Dispositions Tell Us About What Dispositions Are David Blanks Texas A&M University
Hobbes on Hope and Deliberation Christopher Bobier University of California, Irvine
Proper Names and “That”-Clauses: A Dilemma for Millians Paolo Bonardi University of California, Los Angeles
Harming as difference-making Thomas Bontly University of Connecticut
Intelligibility and the Guise of the Good Paul Boswell UniversitE de MontrEal
Living and Dying in Four Dimensions Andrew Brenner University of Notre Dame
From Nature to Second Nature: The Evolution of Bergson’s Conception of Habit Olivia Brown Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
From Association to Reason: The Power of Transformational Abstraction Cameron Buckner University of Houston
Is Nihilism Self-Defeating? Spencer Case University of Colorado Boulder
Humanity as an End in Itself: Respect for Humanity Refers to Respect for Personality Bowen Chan University of Toronto
Lockean Responses to the Problem of Perceptual Error Ronald Claypool University of Florida
Cognitivism, Motivation, and Dual-Process Approaches to Normative Judgment Brendan Cline University at Buffalo
On the Reasonability of Deep Reasons Marilie Coetsee Rutgers University
Mechanist Explanation and the Characterization of Phenomena David Colaco University of Pittsburgh
Something Stinks: Smell and the Problem of Secondary Qualities Jack Collins Mercy College
Locke on the Difficulty of Demonstration Patrick Connolly Iowa State University
Interpretivism and Norms Devin Curry University of Pennsylvania
Indeterminate Perception and Color Relationism Brian Cutter University of Notre Dame
Spinoza on the Being-Thing Distinction Stephen Daniel Texas A&M University
What Must we Know to Benefit from Aristotle’s Ethics? Carlo DaVia Fordham University
Testimonial Injustice in Philosophical Discourse Emmalon Davis Indiana University Bloomington
A Causal Modeling Semantics of Indicative and Counterfactual Conditionals Duen-Min Deng National Taiwan University
Plural Slot Theory Thomas Dixon Ashoka University
Two Cheers for Akrasia Kevin Dorst Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laws of Nature, Prediction, and Reductionism Christopher Dorst University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Group Know-How Ioan Dragos University of Toronto
Spatial Music John Dyck The Graduate Center, CUNY
Do Visual Hallucinations Involve Perception? Rami El Ali Lebanese American University
Vagueness and Pessimism about Climate Rationality Luke Elson University of Reading
Thinning the Veil: Mills, Rawls, and Identity Victoria Emery Fordham University
Origins of attention to objects and mental oil Emma Esmaili University of British Columbia
Tipsy Sex
When sex under the influence becomes morally problematic
Andreas Falke University of Florida
A New Understanding of Perception and Cognitive Penetration Katherine Finley University of Notre Dame
The Birth of Carnap's Internal/External Distinction Vera Flocke New York University
Forgiving and Forgetting Elizabeth Foreman Missouri State University
State Authority by Convention and Fairness Nicolas Frank Lynchburg College
Schopenhauer and Kant: Teleology and the Meanings in Intentional Cognition Christopher French Suffolk County Community College
Resisting Oppression Together: Participatory Intentions and Unequal Agents Christina Friedlaender University of Memphis
A Working Test for Well-being Tobias Fuchs Brown University
The Challenge to Race Eliminativism From Implicit Bias Research Timothy Fuller Yonsei University
Is Malebranche's God in Time? Yan Nok Fung University of Virginia
Understanding and Emulation Georgina Gardiner Rutgers University
The Threefold Function of the Imagination in the Critique of Pure Reason Gerad Gentry Universitat zu Berlin
Counterfactuals and Laws with Violations Cameron Gibbs University of Massachusetts Amherst
Freedom and the Value of Games Jonathan Gingerich University of California, Los Angeles
How Should Deep Self Theorists Account for Weakness of Will? August Gorman University of Southern California
Philosophizing from Experience: First-Person Accounts and Epistemic Justice Abigail Gosselin Regis University
Harms (… and Goods): the Legacy of the Atrocity Paradigm as a Normative Theory Jill Graper Hernandez University of Texas at San Antonio
Complex thought and private language Sebastian Greve Oxford University
Arbitrary reference is pluri-reference Eric Guindon University of Connecticut
Desire and Loving for Properties Yongming Han Brown University
Punishment, Permissibility, and Justification Nathan Hanna Drexel University
What's the Point of Understanding? Michael Hannon Queen's University
Animal Rights Terrorism and Pacifism Blake Hereth University of Washington
Beyond Emotion Versus Reason: Does Neuroscience Undermine a Classic Metaethical Distinction? Geoffrey Holtzman Illinois Institute of Technology
Grounding Truth and Making True Hao Hong Indiana University Bloomington
Disjunctivism and the Stream of Consciousness Justin Humphreys University of Pittsburgh
Glap Theory Matthias Jenny Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Two Ways to Want? Ethan Jerzak University of California, Berkeley
Resolutions, Salient Reasons, and Weakness of Will Christa Johnson Ohio State University
Reacting to Moral Ignorance: A Discussion of Shame, Blame, and Culpability Mariam Kazanjian Indiana University Bloomington
Is Blameworthiness Forever? Andrew Khoury Arizona State University
Phenomenology and Metaphysics in Being and Time James Kinkaid Boston University
Social Interactions, Aristotelian Powers, and the Ontology of the I-You Relation James Kintz Saint Louis University
Heidegger as a Nazi Bureaucrat: An Archival Report Adam Knowles Drexel University
“Non-Idealizing Abstraction” as Ideology: Nonideal Theory and the Power Dynamics of Oppression Youjin Kong Michigan State University
Constitution, Dependence, And Mereological Hylomorphism David Kovacs Bilkent Universitesi
A People's Legitimacy and the Qualified Right to Exclude Jonathan Kwan The Graduate Center, CUNY
Anatomy of the Thigh Gap Celine Leboeuf Florida International University
Bearable Noise Jason Leddington Bucknell University
A Causal Modeling Semantics of Indicative and Counterfactual Conditionals Kok Yong Lee National Chung Cheng University
The Bayesian Challenge to Faith Matthew Lee Berry College
Through the Mirror: The Account of Other Minds in Chinese Yogacara Buddhism Jingjing Li McGill University
Why Is Rationality Morally but Not Epistemically Permissive? Han Li Brown University
Attitudinal and Phenomenological Theories of Pleasure Eden Lin Ohio State University
In Defense of Moderate Pluralism About Ground Jon Litland University of Texas at Austin
Metastability and Truth Transmission Shay Logan North Carolina State University
Imprints in Time: a Moderately Robust Past Michael Longenecker University of Notre Dame
“The Sovereigns of the Empire of Conversation”: Hume on Women Getty Lustila Boston University
Equal Rights for Zombies? Phenomenal Consciousness and Responsible Agency Alexander Madva California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Intellectual virtues and biased understanding Andrei Marasoiu University of Virginia
The Nature of Reasons: Alienation and the Wrong Kind of Reason Alex Marmor Brandeis University
The Patient's Duty to Disclose Allison Massof Ohio State University
Adjusted Subjective Theories of Ill-Being Eric Mathison University of Toronto
Mental Illness as Inadaptivity Laura Matthews University of Georgia
Biology's 2nd and 3rd Laws James Mattingly Georgetown University
Self-blame and Sexual Violence: A Feminist Intervention Amy McKiernan Vanderbilt University
Talking Ourselves Senseless Daniel Mendez Boston University
Natural Goodness and Biological Goodness Parisa Moosavi University of Toronto
Bodily Perceptual Justification Daniel Munro University of Toronto
Symmetry-breaking Determination Daniel Murphy State University of New York College at Cortland
Control and Contrastive Explanations Jonah Nagashima University of California, Riverside
A Kripke-Style Solution to the Liar Paradox Jay Newhard East Carolina University
Language Loss and Illocutionary Silencing Ethan Nowak University College London
Kant's Conception of Pure General Logic: a Reply to MacFarlane Tyke Nunez Washington University in St. Louis
Epistemic Asymmetry and the Role of Inner Speech in Self-knowledge Jordan Ochs University of Connecticut
Skeptical Theism and the Paradox of Evil Luis Oliveira University of Massachusetts Lowell
Yes, We are Luminous Donald Page Saint Louis University
Kantian Agents and Their Significant Others Nataliya Palatnik Milwaukee
“We Know Nothing About Her”: Hortense Spillers’s “Ungendering” and Frantz Fanon’s Unfinished Argument in Black Skin, White Masks William Paris Pennsylvania State University
Epistemic Slurs Adam Patterson University of Kentucky
Sidgwick’s Critique of Deontology: Scrupulous Fairness or Serpent-Windings? Tyler Paytas Australian Catholic University
The Material Vs. Formal Apriori: Kant, Cassirer, and Merleau-Ponty David Pena Guzman Johns Hopkins University
The Austerity Argument for Compatibilism Garrett Pendergraft Pepperdine University
Husserl on Parts, Wholes, and Community Membership Sean Petranovich Loyola University Chicago
The Modal Status of Leibniz's Principle of Sufficient Reason Owen Pikkert University of Toronto
Action and Luminosity Juan Pineros Yale University
Expertise and Educating for Excellence: Socrates on soul care as techne in the Laches Allison Pineros Glasscock Yale University
The House of the Good: A Special Kind of Cause in the Philebus John Proios University of Arizona
Anger: Scary Good Samuel Reis-Dennis University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Developmentalism and Practical Knowledge Devlin Russell University of Toronto
Why Is Rationality Morally but Not Epistemically Permissive? Bradford Saad University of Texas, Austin
Religion and Happiness Paul Saka University of Texas, Rio Grande
Non-Identity and Reactive Attitudes Nicholas Sars Tulane University of New Orleans
Sensory Experiences Are Ontologically Opaque Chris Schriner Independent Scholar
Knowing a Genetic Donor: Rights and Interests Olivia Schuman York University
A (Partial) Possible Worlds Semantics for Reasons Lucia Schwarz University of Arizona
Natural Goodness is Good For You: Well-Being and the Rational Authority of Human Nature Matthew Shea Saint Louis University
Freedom and Responsibility in Kant Adam Shmidt Boston University
Thomas Reid on All Things Considered Duties to Believe Christopher Shrock Oklahoma Christian University
Henry More, Holenmeric Souls, and the Unity of Consciousness Argument Daniel Simpson Saint Louis University
Sui Generis Linguistic Norms Robert Siscoe University of Arizona
Complex Survivalism Jeremy Skrzypek Saint Louis University
Water, Games, and Causes: A Decision Procedure for Essence Hunters Robert Smithson Duke University
Plasticity, not Pathology: Merleau-Ponty and the Case of ‘Schn.’ Bryan Smyth University of Mississippi
In Defense of Subjectivism about Moral Obligation Jonathan Spelman University of Colorado Boulder
Practical Perceptual Representation Alison Springle University of Pittsburgh
A Category Mistake in Philosophy of Consciousness and Naturalistic Dualism Marco Stango Pennsylvania State University
Supersententialism and the Problem of the Many Sentences Rohan Sud Bates College
Desert as a Limiting Condition Steven Sverdlik Southern Methodist University
Creation as Efficient Causation in Aquinas Julie Swanstrom Armstrong Atlantic State University
A Solution to the Problem of Moral Luck Philip Swenson Rutgers University
Russellian monism without panpsychism Henry Taylor University of Cambridge
Wild Chimeras: Kant on the Dangers of Enthusiasm Krista Thomason Swarthmore College
Accurate distortion: Perception, truth, and utility Rebecca Traynor The Graduate Center, CUNY
Cassirer’s philosophy of symbolic forms as antidote to the ‘post-truth era’ Simon Truwant Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Mill on Ideological Conversion and Social Reform: An Interpretation of Mill’s Argumentative Strategy in The Subjection of Women Van Tu University of Michigan
Dogmatism and the Epistemology of Covert Selection Chris Tucker College of William and Mary
Aristotle on Discriminating the Common Sensibles Rosemary Twomey Simon Fraser University
Descartes, de Sales, and the Art of Augustinian Meditation Wilson Underkuffler University of South Florida
Aristotle on Ontological Priority Hikmet Unlu University of Georgia
The Phenomenal I and the Phenomenological Contrast between Affection and Volition Stefano Vincini Universidad Nacional AutUnoma de MExico
Character, Mindreading, and the Action-Prediction Hierarchy Evan Westra University of Maryland
Subgroup Not Subset: On Comparing Spacetime Structure Isaac Wilhelm Rutgers University
The Necessities "In Here": Detection and Projection in Hume's Account of Causal Necessity Aaron Wilson South Texas College
Deontology Revived Nathan Wood University of Georgia
Parity, Incomparability, and Categorical Judgments Leo Yan Brown University
Animalism and Remnant-Persons Eric Yang Santa Clara University
Grace Vida Yao Rice University
Contingent Labor in the Academy: Precarity, Power, and Ideology Robin Zheng NUS College
Essence and Grounding Connections Justin Zylstra University of Alberta

Symposia

Title First Name Last Name Affiliation
The Evil of Refraining to Save: Liu on the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing Jacob Blair California State University, East Bay
How should we think about perceptual presence? Alessandra Buccella University of Pittsburgh
A Simple Reconstruction of Anselm's Ontological Argument Milo Crimi University of California, Los Angeles
Emotion Regulation in Moral Expertise Training maria doulatova Washington University in St. Louis
On the Scope of Immediate Perceptual Justification Megan Feeney Rutgers University
The Role of Dialogs and Soliloquies in Disagreements Involving Predicates of Personal Taste Heidi Furey University of Massachusetts Lowell
Evidence and Accuracy in Transformative Decisions Jennifer R. Gleason The Ohio State Univer
Disbelief as Mere Belief Javier Gomez-Lavin The Graduate Center, CUNY
The Real Simple Argument for Higher-Order Theories Joseph Gottlieb Texas Tech University
Self-Responsibility: An Husserlian Approach to Diversifying Philosophy Jered Janes Marquette University
The Structure of Implicit Bias Gabbrielle Johnson University of California, Los Angeles
How to Make a Rule: A Defense of an Old and Discredited Theory Jeffrey Kaplan University of California, Berkeley
The Mental Measurement Problem: The Epistemological Consequences of Conceptual Dualism Jackson Kernion University of California, Berkeley
The Epistemic Structure of Economic Models and the Problem of Confirrmation Jinsook Kim Seoul National University
Substitution and Kenosis Chungsoo Lee EEO 21, LLC
Evidence and Accuracy in Transformative Decisions Tania Lombrozo University of California, Berkeley
INDEXICAL RELATIVISM RECONSIDERED Bradley Loveall Georgia State University
The Defeater Dilemma: A Defense of Virtuous Motivation Joshua May The University of Alabama at Birmingham
A Duty to Avoid Committing Microaggressions Emma McClure University of Toronto
The Irrelevance of Harm for Disease Dane Muckler Saint Louis University
Grounding Nonexistence Daniel Munoz Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mapping the future. Fictions, predictions, and forecast models Ioan Muntean University of North Carolina Asheville
Ambiguous Places: A Case for the Everyday Sublime Ariane Nomikos University at Buffalo
The Phenomenal Sharpness Argument Joshua O'Rourke Princeton University
Cognitive Disability and the Space for Moral Standing: Foot’s Answer to Aristotle Alexandra Peabody University of California, Los Angeles
On the irrelevance of indeterminism in Peter Tse's theory of free will Zach Peck Georgia State University
Explanation as a Cluster Concept Collin Rice Bryn Mawr College
Easy Knowledge of Our Own Intentions Catherine Rioux University of Toronto
Explanation as a Cluster Concept Yasha Rohwer Oregon Institute of Technology
Sometimes, Splitting up Is Hard to Do Hannah Tierney Cornell University
Is a Deaf Future an Open Future? Paul Tubig University of Washington
What is a Relational Virtue? Sungwoo Um Duke University
An Epistemic Argument for Liberalism about Perceptual Content Preston Werner Hebrew University
Evidence and Accuracy in Transformative Decisions Daniel Wilkenfeld University of Pittsburgh

Posters

Title First Name Last Name Affiliation
Visual and Motor Imagery Tyler Brooke Wilson The Graduate Center, CUNY
Deontic Puzzles and Semantics for Ought-Statements Yuna Won Cornell University
The Duty of Veracity and Possible Universal Consent Ava Wright University of Georgia
Spatiotemporal Betterness and Pareto in Infinite Worlds Amanda Askell New York University
Moral Encroachment Rima Basu University of Southern California
Grounding, Physicalism, and the Explanatory Gap Zach Blaesi University of Texas at Austin
The Problem of Unwelcome Epistemic Company Joshua Blanchard University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Harming as difference-making Thomas Bontly University of Connecticut
From Nature to Second Nature: The Evolution of Bergson’s Conception of Habit Olivia Brown Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Something Stinks: Smell and the Problem of Secondary Qualities Jack Collins Mercy College
What Must we Know to Benefit from Aristotle’s Ethics? Carlo DaVia Fordham University
Plural Slot Theory Thomas Dixon Other
Two Cheers for Akrasia Kevin Dorst Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Birth of Carnap's Internal/External Distinction Vera Flocke New York University
Understanding and Emulation Georgina Gardiner Rutgers University
The Threefold Function of the Imagination in the Critique of Pure Reason Gerad Gentry Universitat zu Berlin
How Should Deep Self Theorists Account for Weakness of Will? August Gorman University of Southern California
What's the Point of Understanding? Michael Hannon Queen's University
Animal Rights Terrorism and Pacifism Blake Hereth University of Washington
Beyond Emotion Versus Reason: Does Neuroscience Undermine a Classic Metaethical Distinction? Geoffrey Holtzman Illinois Institute of Technology
Glap Theory Matthias Jenny Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Reacting to Moral Ignorance: A Discussion of Shame, Blame, and Culpability Mariam Kazanjian Indiana University Bloomington
“Non-Idealizing Abstraction” as Ideology: Nonideal Theory and the Power Dynamics of Oppression Youjin Kong Michigan State University
Attitudinal and Phenomenological Theories of Pleasure Eden Lin Ohio State University
Biology's 2nd and 3rd Laws James Mattingly Georgetown University
Self-blame and Sexual Violence: A Feminist Intervention Amy McKiernan Vanderbilt University
Talking Ourselves Senseless Daniel Mendez Boston University
Natural Goodness and Biological Goodness Parisa Moosavi University of Toronto
Symmetry-breaking Determination Daniel Murphy State University of New York College at Cortland
Epistemic Slurs Adam Patterson University of Kentucky
Expertise and Educating for Excellence: Socrates on soul care as techne in the Laches Allison Pineros Glasscock Yale University
Developmentalism and Practical Knowledge Devlin Russell University of Toronto
A Category Mistake in Philosophy of Consciousness and Naturalistic Dualism Marco Stango Pennsylvania State University
Aristotle on Ontological Priority Hikmet Unlu University of Georgia
Grace Vida Yao Rice University
Contingent Labor in the Academy: Precarity, Power, and Ideology Robin Zheng NUS College

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