CUNY Philosophy at the 2018 APA Central Division Meeting

CUNY Philosophy at the 2018 APA Central Division Meeting

Plenty of CUNY philosophers (faculty, students, and alumni) will be in attendance at the 2018 American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, February 21st-24th in Chicago, Illinois. We are particularly excited for this year’s Presidential Address, given by CUNY Philosophy Distinguished Professor Charles W. Mills.

If you’ll be in Chicago during the meeting, join us at the sessions below, excepted from the full conference program.

Wednesday, February 21st

3:00–6:00 P.M

1D. Invited Symposium: Grey Zones: Situations Where the Oppressed Help Their Oppressors
Chair: Andrea Veltman (James Madison University)

Sheryl Tuttle Ross (University of Wisconsin–La Crosse) “Nasty, Brutish, and Short: Comedic Grey Zones and Strategic Separation”

Serene Khader (Brooklyn College, CUNY [faculty]) “Self-Regarding Duties Under Conditions of Oppression”

Julie Maybee (Lehman College, CUNY)“Beyond Morality: Grey Zones, Political Power, and Oppression”


Thursday, February 22nd

12:10–2:10 P.M.

5Z. Poster Session

Geoffrey Holtzman (Illinois Institute of Technology [alum]) “The Agency-Last Paradigm: Leeway Theory and the Cognitive Science of Free Will Judgments”

Friday, February 23rd

1:00–4:00 P.M.

10K. Colloquium: Philosophy of Logic

1:00–2:00 p.m. “Paradox with Just Self-Reference”
Chair: Bradley Armour-Garb (University at Albany–SUNY [alum])
Speaker: Ted Parent (Virginia Tech)
Commentator: Ethan Brauer (Ohio State University)

2:00–3:00 p.m. “Naive Admissibility in the Cut-Free Approach”
Chair: Matteo Bianchetti (University of Notre Dame) Speaker: Ulf Hlobil (Concordia University)
Commentator: Giorgio Sbardolini (Ohio State University)

3:00–4:00 p.m. “Synonymy between Token-Reflexive Expressions”
Chair: Patricia Hanna (University of Utah)
Speaker: Alexandru Radulescu (University of Missouri– Columbia)
Commentator: David Braun (University at Buffalo)

10O. Colloquium: Rights and Responsibilities in the Context of Structural Injustice

1:00–2:00 p.m. “W. E. B. Du Bois on Democracy and Dissent in the Jim Crow Era”
Chair: Dwayne A. Tunstall (Grand Valley State University)
Speaker: Elvira Basevich (University of Michigan–Dearborn [alum])
Commentator: Matthew Smith (Northeastern University)

2:00–3:00 p.m. “Blameless Participation in Structural Injustice”
Chair: Rebecca Harrison (University of California, Riverside)
Speaker: David Atenasio (Loyola University Chicago)
Commentator: Roxanne Kurtz (University of Illinois, Springfield)

3:00–4:00 p.m. “Epistemic Exploitation and the Necessity of Inquiry”
Chair: Jennifer Hockenbery (Mount Mary University)
Speaker: Brennan Neal (Georgia State University)
Commentator: Ashwini Vasanthakumar (Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London)

10P. APA Committee Session: Epistemic Justice and Health
Arranged by the APA Committee on Philosophy and Medicine

Havi Carel (Bristol University) “Epistemic Injustice Amplified: The Case of Children as Patients”

Elianna Fetterolf (The Graduate Center, CUNY, and University of Groningen [postdoc]) “Epistemic Injustice and the Role of Humility in Medicine”

Miranda Fricker (The Graduate Center, CUNY [faculty]) “Towards Professional Medical Virtues of Epistemic Justice”

Kristin Voigt (McGill University) “Epistemic Injustice and Public Health”

5:30–6:45 P.M.

Speaker: Charles W. Mills (The Graduate Center, CUNY [faculty])
“Revisiting Ideal Theory”
A reception will follow.


Saturday, February 24th

12:10–2:10 P.M.

G13A. Society for Mexican American Philosophy
Topic: Mexican American Comparative Philosophy
Chair: Grant J. Silva (Marquette University)

Jorge Montiel (Marquette University) “Clarifying the Material Element of Oppression: On Dussel’s Reading of Marx’s Concept of ‘Living Labor’”

Sergio A. Gallegos (Metropolitan State University of Denver [alum]) “Two Types of Multiculturalism: Benhabib and Villoro”

Grant J. Silva (Marquette University) “On (In)Justice and Non-Ideal Theory: Villoro, Mills and Zack”

2:20–5:20 P.M.

14H. Colloquium: Virtues and Virtue Ethics

2:20–3:20 p.m. “Humility Is Not a Virtue”
Chair: Julia Driver (Washington University in St. Louis)
Speaker: Paul Bloomfield (University of Connecticut)
Commentator: Sungwoo Um (Duke University)

3:20–4:20 p.m. “An Aristotelian Response to the Globalism Objection”
Chair: Paula Gottlieb (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
Speaker: Marcella Linn (Loyola University Chicago)
Commentator: TBA

4:20–5:20 p.m. “Introspective Awareness and Responsibility for Attitudes”
Chair: Cristina Carrillo (Northwestern University)
Speaker: Etye Steinberg (University of Toronto)
Commentator: Elianna Fetterolf (The Graduate Center, CUNY, and University of Groningen [postdoc])