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Prize lectures at the 2016 Central Division meeting

Wednesday, January 20, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Have you registered for the 2016 Central Division meeting, March 2–5 in Chicago, IL? If not, go ahead and register online now!

This year's meeting includes several prestigious prize lectures, including the following:

Claudia Card was selected to deliver the Carus lectures before her death in September 2015. She completed two of her three Carus lectures before she passed away. Victoria M. Davion (University of Georgia) will present Card’s first lecture, "Surviving Homophobia," at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2. Diana Tietjens Meyer (University of Connecticut) will give the second lecture, "Gratitude to the Decent Rescuer," at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 4. In lieu of a third lecture, a video presentation in honor of Claudia Card will be shown at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 5. A short reception will follow the video.

Ned Block (New York University) will deliver the Sanders lecture, "Is There a Joint in Nature between Perception and Cognition?," at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 3. The Sanders lecture, generously funded by the Marc Sanders Foundation, is presented annually at a divisional meeting of the APA on a topic in philosophy of mind, metaphysics, or epistemology that engages the analytic tradition.

The John Dewey lecture will be delivered by Charles W. Mills (Northwestern University) at 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, March 3. The Dewey lectures, sponsored by the John Dewey Foundation, are presented annually at each APA divisional meeting.

Onora O'Neill (Cambridge University) will give the Walter de Gruyter Stiftung Kant lecture, titled, "Kant on Indeterminacy, Judgment, and Interpretation," at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 4. The Kant lecture series is funded by a grant from Walter de Gruyter Foundation for Scholarship and Research.

Register online now for the 2016 Central Division meeting!

Advance registration rates ($100 for APA members, $140 for non-members, and $36 for student members) are available until February 15 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time.

We hope to see you in Chicago!

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