Friday, October 19, 2012

Meeting Details

The meeting is located on the beautiful campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. Parking is available in the Medbery visitors’ lot. The building/room for the conference is Trinity 305. The Salisbury Center at Trinity Hall faces Seneca Lake along S. Main St. (Route 14). From the visitors’ parking lot, walk east towards Main St. and then South; Trinity will be on your right past the flagpole. Here are links to driving directions, a campus map, and parking map for HWS colleges.  

Meals will be held in the Common Room of the Scandling Campus Center.  Dinner entrees this year are Chicken with tomato basil rice pilaf or Tofu with mushrooms and sugar snap peas.  The dinner costs $27 and the lunch costs $13.  We request an RSVP for meals as soon as possible (send e-mail to krmcdani_at_syr_dot_edu).  Please indicate whether you will attend the lunch and your choice of dinner entrĂ©e if applicable.  We encourage everyone to pay online this year before the date of the meeting.  Please pay for your lunch, dinner, and/or dues (if you have not yet done so) here.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

2012 Conference Program

Details on meeting rooms, driving directions, and meals are forthcoming.  Please check back soon. 
The Creighton Club
New York State Philosophical Association

The 158th Conference Program

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Keynote Speaker: Thomas Hurka

8:30 AM          coffee, etc.

9:00 AM          Graduate Student Award Presentation:
Andrew Specht (Syracuse University): “Rethinking the Neglected Alternative”
                        Commentator: Colin McLear (Cornell University)

10:15 AM        coffee break

10:30 AM        Stephen Kershnar (SUNY Fredonia): “The Surprisingly Weak Duty to Obey Military Orders
                        Commentator: Erin Taylor (Cornell University)

11:45 AM        Business Meeting

12:00 – 1:30    LUNCH

1:30 PM           Ted Everett (SUNY Geneseo): “Peer Disagreement and Two Principles of Rationality”
                        Commentator: David James Barnett (Union College)

2:45 PM           coffee break

3:00 PM           Lorraine Juliano Keller: “Logical Form and Structured Propositions
                        Commentator: Kevan Edwards (Syracuse University)

4:15 PM           coffee break

4:30 PM           Keynote Address: Thomas Hurka (University of Toronto): “Aristotle on Virtue: Wrong, Wrong, and Wrong

6:30 PM           reception (cash bar)

7:00 PM           DINNER

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

2012 Call for Papers


For the Creighton Club 2012 Meeting, Saturday, November 10, 2012 Meeting at Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, NY

Keynote Speaker: Thomas Hurka, Chancellor Henry N. R. Jackman Distinguished Professor of Philosophical Studies at the University of Toronto

The Creighton Club, founded in 1921, has been the principal meeting ground for philosophers in upstate New York.  Our annual meeting consists of one invited paper, and four selected papers.  One will be a graduate student paper selected for the Graduate Student Presentation Award.  Each selected paper will have a commentator.  All presented papers will be printed in the Proceedings of the Creighton Club.

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 as a Word attachment to the email address below.

3. Graduate student submissions are quite welcome.  They must indicate their status as graduate students to be eligible for the Graduate Student Presentation Award.

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

Submission deadline: September 10, 2012

Paper submissions and inquiries should be sent to:

Philip Reed
Department of Philosophy
Canisius College
Buffalo, NY 14208