CFP: William James and His Influence (9/3/07; 10/19/07-10/20/07)

full name / name of organization: 
R. Chase Skorburg
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In an effort to promote the study of James, especially among graduate students,
the William James Society, the Society for the Advancement of American
Philosophy, Yale?s Philosophy Deparment, and Yale Divinity School present
?William James and His Influence?, a conference in honor of Professor
Emeritus John E. Smith and Dr. Smith?s contribution to the field of American


Friday, October 19:
* Opening Reception: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Introductory Remarks offered by John E. Smith
Clark Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Yale

* Plenary Lecture: 8:15 - 9:00 pm
"The Ethical Implications of James?s Pluralism"
Richard Bernstein
Vera List Professor of Philosophy, The New School

Saturday, October 20:
* Conference Workshops: 9:30 - 11:30 am, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
     Workshop Agendas
          i) Three Paper Presentations
          ii) Responder comments
          iii) Question and Answer Session

* Plenary Lecture: 4:00 - 4:45 pm
?Deep Conceptual Play in William James?
Peter Hare
SUNY Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy Emeritus


Registration is free.
E-mail to register.
Include institutional affiliation and e-mail address where you may be reached.

Due Date - September 3, 2007
Papers should be 10-15 pages in length.
Submission is limited to graduate students.
Any engagement with James?s work that proves illuminating and/or innovative is
E-mail with paper attached.

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