Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Call for Papers: the 163rd Meeting of the Creighton Club

Call for Papers

The 163rd Meeting of the Creighton Club

The New York State Philosophical Society

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Keynote speaker:
Jennifer Lackey
Northwestern University

The Creighton Club, founded in 1921, is the principal historic meeting ground for philosophers in upstate and western New York. Our annual meeting consists of one invited keynote address and four submitted papers, including one graduate student paper selected for the Graduate Student Presentation Award. All of the papers except for the keynote address will have commentators.

Guidelines for paper submission:
  • Papers in any philosophical area are welcome.
  • Papers under consideration for publication or presentation elsewhere are also welcome.
  • Membership is not required for consideration or acceptance.
  • Papers should have a presentation time of approximately 30 minutes.
  • Students wishing to be eligible for the Graduate Student Presentation Award should indicate graduate student status both in the submission email and the submission itself.
  • Other than graduate students noting their status, papers should be anonymized for review.
  • Papers should be submitted as a pdf attachment to TheCreightonClub@gmail.com.
Anyone interested in commenting should let us know as soon as possible,with suggestions for fields of interest.

Submission deadline: August 15th, 2017
Notification will be given by September 1st

Submissions, volunteering, and inquiries should be sent to

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Creighton Club
New York State Philosophical Association

The 162nd Conference Program
Saturday October 1st 2016
Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


8:30 AM          Coffee & Pleasantries

9:00 AM          Philip Corkum (University of Alberta): “Metaphysical Explanation”
o   Commentator: Paul Audi (University of Rochester)

10:15 AM        Coffee & Pleasantries

10:30 AM        Shieva Kleinschmidt (University of Southern California): “Fusion First”
o   Commentator: Douglas Edwards (Hamilton College)

11:45 AM        Business Meeting

12:00 PM        Lunch

1:30 PM          Kolja Keller (University of Rochester): “Vagueness and Luminosity”
o   Commentator: A. Arturo Javier-Castellanos (Syracuse University)

2:45 PM          Coffee & Pleasantries

3:00 PM          Stefanie Rocknak (Hartwick College): “Hume and the External World”
o   Commentator: Georges Dicker (SUNY Brockport)

4:15 PM          Coffee & Pleasantries

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Fads and Fallacies of Analytic Ontology
Achille Varzi (Columbia University)


4:30 PM


MEETING DETAILS: The 2016 meeting is located on the campus of Syracuse University. Parking is available in the University's Quad 4 (Q4) parking lot, near the corner of Euclid Avenue and College Place. For directions see here. If the Q4 lot is full, park in the Waverly lot, which is just a block down the hill. See a campus map here. A nearby hotel is here.

The location of the conference is 107 Hall of Languages, roughly in the center of campus.  


Participants can purchase lunch at the Marshall Square Mall. 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Call for Papers: the 162nd Meeting of the Creighton Club

Call for Papers

The 162nd Meeting of the Creighton Club

The New York State Philosophical Society

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Keynote speaker:
Achille Varzi
Columbia University

The Creighton Club, founded in 1921, is the principal historic meeting ground for philosophers in upstate and western New York. Our annual meeting consists of one invited keynote address and four submitted papers, including one graduate student paper selected for the Graduate Student Presentation Award. All of the papers except for the keynote address will have commentators.

Guidelines for paper submission:
  • Papers in any philosophical area are welcome.
  • Papers under consideration for publication or presentation elsewhere are also welcome.
  • Membership is not required for consideration or acceptance.
  • Papers should have a presentation time of approximately 30 minutes.
  • Students wishing to be eligible for the Graduate Student Presentation Award should indicate graduate student status both in the submission email and the submission itself.
  • Other than graduate students noting their status, papers should be anonymized for review.
  • Papers should be submitted as a pdf attachment to TheCreightonClub@gmail.com.
Anyone interested in commenting should let us know as soon as possible,with suggestions for fields of interest.

Submission deadline: August 1st, 2016
Notification will be given by August 20th

Submissions, volunteering, and inquiries should be sent to

Friday, October 9, 2015

2015 Meeting

The Creighton Club
New York State Philosophical Association
The 161th Conference Program
Saturday, October 17th, 2015
Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
8:30 AM Coffee & Pleasantries
9:00 AM Travis Timmerman (Syracuse University): “Speciesism is False by (Most)
Speciesists’ Own Lights”
Commentator: David Limbaugh (University at Buffalo)

10:15 AM Coffee & Pleasantries
10:30 AM Steve Petersen (Niagara University): “Composition as Pattern”
Commentator: Maureen B. Donnelly (University at Buffalo) 

11:45 AM Business Meeting
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM David Hershenov (University at Buffalo) and Rose Hershenov (Niagara University):
“The Potential of Potentiality Arguments”
Commentator: Ben Bradley (Syracuse University)

2:45 PM Coffee & Pleasantries

3:00 PM Nathan Ballantyne (Fordham University): “Verbal Disagreement in Philosophy”
Commentator: David James Barnett (Union College) 

4:15 PM Coffee & Pleasantries



KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Retrospection
Kieran Setiya (MIT)

4:30 PM

This year’s conference is sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

MEETING DETAILS

The 2015 meeting is located on the campus of Syracuse University. Parking is available in the University's Quad 4 (Q4) parking lot, near the corner of Euclid Avenue and College Place. For directions see here. If the Q4 lot is full, park in the Waverly lot, which is just a block down the hill. See a campus map here. A nearby hotel is here.

The location of the conference is 500 Hall of Languages, roughly in the center of campus.  

Participants can purchase lunch at the Marshall Square Mall. 

The closing banquet will again be held at Flame Restaurant, located at 713 East Fayette St., just a ten minute walk from campus. We will order off the menu and you can pay for your meal individually at the restaurant. We need to know if you are attending the dinner so that we can make a reservation of the appropriate size. 

RSVP for dinner by Monday, October 12 to thecreightonclub@gmail.com.  Please pay for your dues here.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 161st Meeting of the Creighton Club
The New York State Philosophical Society


Saturday, October 17th, 2015
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Keynote Speaker: Kieran Setiya, MIT

The Creighton Club, founded in 1921, is the principal historic meeting ground for philosophers in upstate New York. Our annual meeting consists of one invited keynote address and four submitted papers, including one graduate student paper selected for the Graduate Student Presentation Award. All of the papers except for the keynote address will have commentators.

Guidelines for paper submission

1. Papers in any philosophical area are welcome. Membership is not required for consideration or acceptance.

2. Papers should have a presentation time of approximately 30 minutes. Please submit papers anonymized for review (except for graduate student status, if applicable) as a .pdf attachment to TheCreightonClub@gmail.com

3. Graduate student submissions are quite welcome. Please make sure to indicate your status as a graduate student both in your submission email and the submission itself if you wish to be eligible for the Graduate Student Presentation Award.

4. Papers under consideration for publication or presentation elsewhere are welcome.

Submission deadline (EXTENDED): August 17TH, 2015
(Notification will be given by September 1st, 2015.)


Submissions and inquiries should be sent to: TheCreightonClub@gmail.com

Friday, February 13, 2015

Save the Date: 2015 Meeting

SAVE THE DATE

The 2015 Creighton Club Meeting will be on Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY.

Keynote Speaker: Kieran Setiya, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

2014 Meeting



The Creighton Club
New York State Philosophical Association


The 160th Conference Program
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Keynote Speaker:
Karen Bennett
Cornell University
“Building and Causing”
4:30 PM

9:00 AM  Kirsten Egerstrom (Syracuse University): “Meaning Without Fulfillment”
            Commentator: Kathryn Phillips (University of Rochester)

10:30 AM  Bradford Skow (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): “Explanations, Why-Questions, Reasons, and Causes”
            Commentator: Greg Frost-Arnold (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)

1:30 PM  Neil Sinhababu (National University of Signapore): “Ethical Reductionism”
            Commentator: Alexandra King (University at Buffalo)

3:00 PM  David James Barnett (Union College): “A Puzzle about Perceptual Justification”
            Commentator: Earl Conee (University of Rochester)

This year’s conference is sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

MEETING DETAILS

The 2014 meeting is located on the campus of Syracuse University. Parking is available in the University's Quad 4 (Q4) parking lot, near the corner of Euclid Avenue and College Place. For directions see here. If the Q4 lot is full, park in the Waverly lot, which is just a block down the hill. See a campus map here. A nearby hotel is here.

The location of the conference is 500 Hall of Languages, roughly in the center of campus.  

Lunch will be held in our meeting room. The cost is $13 and you are asked to pay in advance on paypal. Dinner this year is at a local restaurant, Phoebe's, located at 900 East Genesee St., just a ten minute walk from campus. We will order off the menu and you can pay for your meal individually at the restaurant. We need to know if you are attending the dinner so that we can make a reservation of the appropriate size. 

RSVP for lunch and dinner by Monday, September 22 to thecreightonclub@gmail.com.  Please pay for your lunch and/or dues here.