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APA Pacific Division meeting: Invited and book symposia

Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Erin Shepherd
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There are two weeks remaining to get the early bird discount on registration for the APA Pacific Division meeting in Seattle, WA! Online registration closes on March 29. Pacific meeting registration will not be available March 30 through April 11. If you don’t register online by March 29, you can still register on-site at the meeting—but note that on-site registration rates are $50 higher than early bird registration for all categories.

Register now!

Please note: You’ll save an additional $5 on meeting registration if you opt not to receive a paper copy of the program. The meeting program is available online, and our free meeting app for smartphones and tablets will also contain the full program.

In addition to the presidential address, prize lectures, committee sessions, and special Association for Symbolic Logic sessions, this year’s program features many invited and book symposia. The list below is just a small sample; see the meeting program for a complete list.

Invited Symposia

  • Perceptual Particularity and Singular Thoughts, Wednesday, 9 a.m.–Noon
  • Incapacitation, Quarantine, and Punishment, Wednesday, 1–4 p.m.
  • Race, Thursday, 9 a.m.–Noon
  • Feminism and Philosophy of Mind, Thursday, 1–4 p.m.
  • Post-Modal Metaphysics, Thursday, 1–4 p.m.
  • Sensory Transformation and Disability, Thursday, 4–6 p.m.
  • Moral Perception, Friday, 9 a.m.–Noon
  • Philosophy of Physics and Cosmology in Practice, Friday, 1–4 p.m.
  • What Do We Owe People on the Move? Normative Questions of Migration and Refuge, Friday, 1–4 p.m.
  • Faith, Belief, and Evidence, Friday, 4–6 p.m.
  • Cultural Evolution, Saturday, 9 a.m.–Noon
  • Videogame Aesthetics, Saturday, 1–4 p.m.

Book Symposia

  • Michael J. Zimmerman, Ignorance and Moral Obligation, Wednesday, 9 a.m.–Noon
  • Gila Sher, Epistemic Friction: An Essay on Knowledge, Truth, and Logic, Wednesday, 1–4 p.m.
  • Christopher Finlay, Terrorism and the Right to Resist: A Theory of Just Revolutionary War, Thursday, 9 a.m.–Noon
  • Michael Lynch, The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data, Thursday, 1–4 p.m.
  • Linda Martín Alcoff, The Future of Whiteness, Thursday, 4–6 p.m.
  • Ryan Muldoon, Social Contract for a Diverse World, Friday, 9 a.m.–Noon
  • Tommie Shelby, Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform, Saturday, 1–4 p.m.

Register for the 2017 Pacific Division meeting today.

We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!

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