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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Trent Philosophy Society Symposium

It is time for the annual presentation of the best student papers!  Our event will be on Saturday, March 2, 2013,  in the LEC Senior Common Room. Congratulations to the student authors of our accepted papers.


Session I — 1:00 – 2:00  Chair: Adam Crane
Allison Preyde, “The Salt in the Water: Personal Identity and Deep Space Nine”
Robert McGuinness, “Cogito, Dubitare, Cogito: Second Thoughts on First Philosophy”

Session II — 2:15 - 3:15  Chair: Joanna Richardson
Andrew Grant Slavin, “On Referencing and ‘Aboutness’ in Works of Fiction”
Callum Haslam, “The Concept of Cosmological Time and Human Time as it Relatesto
the Phenomenon of the Trace described in Paul Ricoeur’s Time and Narrative.”

Session III — 3:30 - 4:30  Chair: Gordon Martin
Kyle Curran, “Dante’s Divine Comedy: Platonism made into Poetry”
Sara Ostrowska, “Prostitution: Freedom, Equality, and Sex”

Light refreshments will be provided.  Maybe you could even buy a nifty shirt!




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