3rd Annual Conference
3rd Annual Calvin College
Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
April 29-30, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Alvin Plantinga
“A New Argument Against Materialism”
Calvin’s Undergraduate Philosophy Conference is a two-day event held each year to promote excellence in philosophy, exampled the first day by our keynote speaker. The following day is devoted entirely to student papers, allowing students to present and receive serious feedback on their work.
- See the official poster and conference brochure.
- Be sure to check out Calvin’s news story about the conference!
- See photos of the conference!
- Proudly received “Best Student Organization Event of the Year” at Calvin!
|Friday April 29, 2011
|7:30pm||Keynote Speaker: Alvin Plantinga, “A New Argument Against Materialism”|
|Saturday April 30, 2011|
|8:30am||Donuts and Coffee|
|9:00am||Brian Schimpf (Ball State University), “Thoughts and Qualifications on Transcendental Arguments”|
|Comments by Cameron Gibbs (Calvin College)|
|10:15am||Ryan Austin (Huntington University), “Temporal Parts and the Status of Personhood of the Unborn and the Undead”|
|Comments by Hong Chen (Calvin College)|
|11:30am||Andrew Brenner (University of North Florida), “Do A-Theories of Time Entail a Finite Past?”|
|Comments by Eddy Chen (Calvin College)|
|2:00pm||Kevin Dupree (University of Central Florida), “Virgil’s Lesson for Mariology: A Response to Dennett’s Physicalist Account of Mary’s First Experience of Color”|
|Comments by Emi Okayasu (Calvin College)|
|3:15pm||Timothy Cuffman (Cedarville University), “Redeeming (Rhizomatic) Enclaves”|
|Comments by Lander Hultin (Calvin College)|
|4:30pm||Drew Hiller (St. Louis University), “Beauty in the Musical Experience: Understanding Varieties of Aesthetic Judgment”|
|Comments by Nick Colegrove (Huntington University)|