Graduate Philosophy Conference: Philosophy and the West (Day 1)

10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Philosophy and the West: On the Future of Universality

Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference

10:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

10:15-11:45 a.m. "Philosophy as Evolutionary Hermeneutics"

  • Thomas Kiefer, graduate student at Fordham
  • Respondent: Hunter Robinson, graduate student at The New School
  • Moderator: Alice Crary, associate professor, The New School


12:00-1:30 p.m. "Liberty, Ecology, Compromise"

  • Nicholas Gamso, graduate student at CUNY
  • Respondent: Dan Boscov-Ellen, Graduate student at The New School
  • Moderator: Chiara Bottici, assistant professor, The New School

1:30-2:45 p.m. Lunch

2:45-4:15 p.m. "Foucault, Critique and Iran: A Counter-History"

  • Patrick Gamez, graduate student at Notre Dame
  • Respondent: Juniper Alcorn, graduate student at The New School
  • Moderator: Benoit Challand, assistant professor at the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies NYU


4:30-6:00 p.m. "A Slave to the Particular?: On Plato's Moral Argument for Universalism in the 'Theaetetus'"

  • Anders Sorensen, graduate student at Humboldt-U
  • Respondent: Charles Snyder, graduate student at The New School
  • Moderator: Dmitri Nikulin, professor and director of Undergraduate Studies of Philosophy, The New School


6:30-8:30 p.m."Reflections on Violence, Law and Humanitarianism"

  • Talal Asad, graduate student at CUNY
  • Moderator: Dmitri Nikulin, professor and director of Undergraduate Studies of Philosophy, The New School

Location:

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 66 Fifth Avenue

Admission:
Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served



 
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