2010-2011 Program

All GPPC events are free and open to the public.

John Rawls’s Theory of Justice: Forty Years On

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 1:00 to 5:30pm.
Mayo Concert Hall, Music Building, The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ

    Thomas Pogge, Yale University
    Erin Kelly, Tufts University
    Samuel Freeman, University of Pennsylvania
There will be a reception following the symposium.

Directions to TCNJ can be found at http://www.tcnj.edu/
Contact Person: Morton Winston, 609-771-2398, mwinston@tcnj.edu
This event is supported by GPPC

Buddhist Ethics

Friday, February 11, 2011, 12:00 to 9:00pm.
Saturday, February 12, 2011, 8:00am to 8:00pm.
    Followed immediately by a reception.
West Chester University, Philips Memorial Hall,
Philips Autograph Library, S. High St. at University Ave.

    Charles Johnson, University of Washington
    David Loy, Xavier University
    Jin Park, American University

Organizing Committee:
    Joan Woolfrey, Helen Schroepfer, Charlotte Moore, and Frank Hoffman

For further information contact Frank Hoffman, fhoffman@wcupa.edu or 610.436.2361.
This event is sponsored by the GPPC, West Chester University.

Public Issues Forum: Philosophy, Education, and Life

Saturday, April 9, 2011, 1:00 to 5:00pm.
Stein Auditorium, Room 111 Nesbitt Hall, Drexel University, Office of the Provost

    Anthony J. Parrotto, Drexel University, “Navigating the Mazeway:
      Supporting the Visioning of Future Selves through
      Communities of Practice”
    Ashok Gangadean, Haverford College, “Awakening Integral Education:
      Educating for Life”

    Galen Godbey, Penn State University, Lehigh Valley
    Douglas Porpora, Drexel University

Chair and Coordinator:
    Craig Bach, Drexel University

For further information, contact Craig Bach at bachcn@drexel.edu or 215.571.2200.
This event is co-sponsored by the Board of Governors of the GPPC, the GPPC, and Drexel University’s
College of Arts and Sciences.

Causation: Historical Perspectives

Friday, April 22, 2011, 2:00 to 5:00pm.
University of Pennsylvania

2:00pm: Susan Sauve Meyer (University of Pennsylvania)
"Chain of Causes: What is the Stoic Doctrine of Fate?"

3:30pm: Martin Lin (Rutgers University)
"Logical and Causal Necessity in Spinoza and Leibniz"

    Karen Detlefsen

Details: http://www.phil.upenn.edu/node/94882

For further information contact Karen Detlefsen, email detlefse@phil.upenn.edu or phone 215.898.8563.
This event is sponsored by the GPPC and University of Pennsylvania.

The GPPC Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Saturday, February 26, 2011, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Pfahler Hall, Ursinus College

Coordinator: Roger Florka, Ursinus College, rflorka@ursinus.edu

Undergraduates are invited to submit a philosophical essay on any topic, approximately 3,000 words (10 pages, double-spaced) and suitable for a 20 minute presentation. Papers must be prepared for blind review.

Electronic submissions should be .doc, .docx, or .pdf files. If you are interested in being a commentator, whether or not you submit a paper, please contact Professor Florka.

Notification of accepted papers will be by January 19, 2011.

Deadline for submissions: Friday, December 10, 2010

By email attachment to: rflorka@ursinus.edu

In hard copy to:

Professor Florka
Ursinus College
P.O. Box 1000,
Collegeville, PA 19426

For further information, contact Roger Florka.
This event is supported by the GPPC and Ursinus College