About the society
APA Divsion Meetings
CFP: Consciousness, Emotion & the Hard-Problem (APA-ED)
CFP: Common Good
CFP: 2004 CFP annual conference

About the journal

Index Vols 1-9

Abstracts Vols 1-5
Abstracts Vols 6-9
Abstracts Vol. 10:1
Abstracts Vol. 10:2
2003 APA Eastern Division Meeting

2004 APA Pacific Division Meeting

2003 Conf accomodation info 

Conference archives

1996 program

1997 program
1998 program
'1999 Program
2000 Program
2001 Program
2002 program

2003 Conference Prog.



SPCW 2003 Conference - Santa Fe, New Mexico


Saturday, July 19th. 4.00 - Arrival at St. John's College 

Registration: 4.00-6.00 p.m.                                 

 Sunday, July 20

 8.00 Registration

8.30 Welcome and Introduction

9.00 Noel Boulting (NoBoSS) "Ought Hobbes's NCM be Represented as a PD"

        Resp. Chris Whidden (Northern Illinois University)


10.25 Chris Whidden (Northern Illinois University) "The Two Fold Limitation of            

          Geometrical Reasoning in Hobbes's Leviathan" Resp. Noel Boulting (NoBoSS)


1.30 Barbara La Bossiere (California State Univ.) “When the Law is not one’s Own: The

        Case for Civil Disobedience” Resp. Siegfried Van Duffel (Ghent Univ.)


2.55 Liam Monahan (Notre Dame University) “Self Critical Reflection in and of the

        Deliberative Model” Resp. Barbara La Bossiere (California State Univ.)


7.00 Chris Herrera "Intellectually and Socially Responsible Philosophy"

        Resp. Liam Monahan (Notre Dame University)


8.15 Social


Monday, July 21

Two Papers on the Philosophy of Mind

 9.0        Chienchih Chi (Buffalo Univ.) “As A General Term Phenomenal Property Has No

         Ontological Status” Resp. John-Michael Kuczynski (             )


10.25 John-Michael Kuczynski (                 ) “Two Arguments Against the Cognitivist

          Theory of the Emotions   Resp. Deborah Heikas (Ala-Huntsville Univ.)


1.30  Siegfried Van Duffel (Ghent Univ. Law School) "A tension in William of

         Ockham's theory of Natural Rights" Resp. Steven Shroeder (Roosevelt Univ.)


2.55 Steven Shroeder (Roosevelt Univ., Chicago) "Only As Secure as Strangers: On

        Being Citizens of This Place, Now" Resp. Chris Chapman (Microsoft Corp.)


4.20 Business Meeting 

 Tuesday, July 22 TRIP

 Wednesday, July 23


9.0        Michael Buckley "Rawlsian Constructivism: From Critical Judgments to Fundamental

         Orientating Ideas" (Emory Univ.) Resp. Steven Shroeder (Roosevelt Univ.)


10.15 Noel Boulting (NoBoSS) "Socrates on Breaking the Law"

          Resp. Siegfried Van Duffle (Ghent Univ. Law School)


1.30 Jeremiah Conway (Southern Maine Univ.) "Philosophy as Power"

        Resp. Chris Whidden (Northern Illinois Univ.)


2.55 Sigrid Sterckx (Ghent Univ. Belgium) "A Critique of the Utilitarian Argument for the

         Patent System from the U.S." Resp. Chris Chapman (Microsoft Corp.)


4.20 Andrew Fiala (Wisconsin Univ.)


7.00 Group Dinner


Thursday, July 24

Two Papers in the Philosophy of Mind


9.00 Augusta Gooch (Ala-Huntsville Univ.) “Consciousness as a Natural Kind” Resp. Andrew

        Fiala (Wisconsin Univ.)?


10.25 Murray Gordon (Calhoun Comm. College) “Nature and Violence in Groups” Resp. Stuart

          Lewin (Missouri River Citizens Inc.)?  


1.30 Katie Padgett (Northwestern Univ.) "Two Tendencies in Debates on

         Multiculturism" Resp. Murray Gordon (                       )


2.55 Joe Frank Jones (Barton College, North Carolina) "The Use and Misuse of

         Transcendental Phenomena" Resp. Noel Boulting (NoBoSS)


4.20 Chris Chapman (Microsoft Corp.) "Networks and Embedded Knowledge"

         Resp. Joe Frank Jones (Barton College, Wilson, Carolina)?