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.


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  Please pay for your lunch and/or dues here.