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Philosophy Senior Work Presentations

Please join us to hear about the exciting work our seniors have been doing. All are welcome.

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Monday, Nov 16

  • 12:30-1:00
    Kenzo Okazaki, “Thought, Divinity, Immortality: Heidegger’s Interpretation of De Anima In Being and Time”
  • 1:00-1:30
    Charles Aspergen, “An Epistemology of Conspiracy Theories”
  • 4:30-5:00
    Thorne Gregory III, “Wu-wei: The Elusive Ideal of Perfection”
  • 5:00-5:30
    Farhan Islam, “Observability and the Metaphysics of Modality”

Tuesday, Nov 17

  • 12:30-1:00
    Bair Lambert, “Authenticity and the Importance of Happiness in our Lives”
  • 1:00- 1:30
    Rachel Rose, “Self Discovery in the Internet Age: Unpacking the Internet’s Impact on Human Identity”

Wednesday, Nov 18

  • 12:15 – 12:45
    Gilman Bagga, "On Platonic Dialogues and Hegelian Dialectics: Building a Foundation for a Marxist Epistemology"
  • 12:45-1:15
    Keaton Smith, “The Self, the Other, and COVID-19: How a Global Pandemic Shapes our Self-Conceptions and Connections to Others”
  • 1:15-1:30
    John Schurer, “The Epistemic Value of Photojournalism”

Thursday, Nov 19

  •  12:15-12:45
    Pete Huggins, “The Opioid Crisis: The Political Ethics of Addiction”
  • 12:45-1:15
    Annika Xu, “When Analyticity Meets Meaning Holism: A Response to Quine, Fodor, Lepore, and Rey”
  • 1:15-1:45 
    Bennett Pienkowski, “McDowell, Travis, and the Defense of Representationalism in Perception”




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