Monday, September 13, 2010

West Virginia Philosophical Society

The West Virginia Philosophical Society Meets at UPJ

The West Virginia Philosophical Society will hold its Autumn meeting at the University of Pittsburgh--Johnstown, from noon, Friday, October 8th, through 1 p.m., Saturday, October 9th, in the Student Union’ Cambria Room. This will be the first time the Society has met at UPJ.

Theme: Open Topic; Papers should be 20 – 25 minutes reading time.
Please Submit Title or Abstract to:

Prof. David W. Goldberg
RHPC Department
Westminster College
New Wilmington, PA 16105

Deadline for submission: Sept. 30, 2010

The keynote address, entitled, “ Science Must Be Fundamentally Religious,” will be delivered Friday evening by Professor Martin Rice of the UPJ Philosophy Department. All sessions of the meeting are free and open to the public. Members of the UPJ community and its environs are especially welcome.

The West Virginia Philosophical Society draws its membership from faculty and students at colleges and universities throughout West Virginia, Southeastern Pennsylvania, and parts of the Ohio valley west to Cincinnati. The membership represents a broad spectrum of interests in both Analytic and Continental Philosophy. Paper submissions in both these fields are welcome at the bi-annual meetings.

For more information about the October meeting at UPJ--directions, lodging, dinner cost-- please contact:

Prof. Martin Rice
Dept. Of Philosophy
Division of Humanities
The University of Pittsburgh--Johnstown
Tel.: 814.269.7165
rice@pitt.edu
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