Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Creighton Club 163rd Conference Program (2017)

The Creighton Club
New York State Philosophical Association
The 163rd Conference Program
Saturday September 23rd 2017
Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)


8:30 AM
Coffee & Pleasantries
9:00 AM
Einar Bohn (University of Agder): “Panpsychism, the Combination Problem, and Plural Properties”
  • Commentator: Michael Rieppel (Syracuse University)
10:15 AM
Coffee & Pleasantries
10:30 AM
Paul Silva (University of Pennsylvania): “Justified Group Belief Is Evidentially Responsible Group Belief”
  • Commentator: Earl Conee (University of Rochester)
11:45 AM
1:30 PM
Sam Kampa (Fordham University): “Imaginative Immersion” (winner of the Graduate Student Presentation Award)
  • Commentator: Carolyn Garland (Syracuse University)
2:45 PM
Coffee & Pleasantries
3:00 PM
Cassie Herbert (Hobart and William Smith Colleges): “Derogatives: Beyond Insults and Slurs”
  • Commentator: Heidi Savage (SUNY Geneseo)
4:15 PM
Business meeting

The Duty to Object
Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern University)

4:30 PM

MEETING DETAILS: The 2017 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.

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
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