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Philosophy as a Way of Life

2011 Conference of the Graduate Philosophy Society at Emory
Emory University, April 8 – 9, 2011

Friday April 8

Math & Science Center Room E208

4:15pm – 6:30pm

“Ancient Philosophies as Ways of Life”

Keynote Lecture by Dr. John Cooper, Princeton University

Saturday April 9

DUC Winship Ballroom

8am – 9am
Breakfast (Informal Discussion with Dr. Cooper)

9am – 10:45am
Panel on Plato’s Theatetus

“The Ethical Dimension of Plato’s Theaetetus: Flying Philosopher & Scampering Sophist”
Joshua August Skorburg, University of Toledo

“Ethical Intellectualism in Plato’s Theaetetus”
Charles Snyder, New School for Social Research


11am – 12pm
“The Socratic Task: Pierre Hadot & Kierkegaard’s Method of Indirect Communication”
Nicolae Irina, York University


12:45pm – 1:45pm
“The Ontology of Contemplation’s Circle in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics”
Clayton Shoppa, New School for Social Research


2pm – 3pm
“Some Remarks on McDowell’s Interpretation of Aristotelian Character-Virtue”
Carla Merino-Rajme, Princeton University


3:15pm – 4:15pm
“Amor fati as a Way of Life”
Guy Elgat, Northwestern University