Puget Sound

Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

April 26-27, 2013
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

Conference Schedule


Friday 4/26

All Friday talks other than the keynote address are at the Murray Boardroom (WSC 108)



“The Duty To Self-Impose Risk in War”

Peter Joyce IV (Pacific Lutheran University)

Comments by Maia Bernick

Chair: Edward Leventer



 “The Custom of Faith: How Custom Influences Religious Belief”

Matthew Hernandez (Portland State University)

Comments by Lee Pennebaker

Chair: Austen Harrison



“Distribution, Oppression, and Empowerment in Relation to the Suicide Crisis in the Global South”

Travis Dandy (University of Oregon)

Comments by Sean Davidson

Chair: CJ Queirolo



Keynote Address

“Humor and Morality”

Prof. NoĎl Carroll (CUNY Graduate Center)

Keynote address location: Trimble Forum
For more information about the keynote address, click here.


Saturday 4/27

All Saturday talks will be in Trimble Forum



“The Judgment of Dionysus”

Daniel Semelsberger (Kenyon College)

Comments by Adam Taub

Chair: Andrew Osborne



“Knowing that One Knows”

Aaron Segal (University of Chicago)

Comments by Wade Greiten

Chair: Carson Swope



“Perceiving Musical Expression”

Alyssa Adamson (University of Redlands)

Comments by Jackie Hughes

Chair: Sean Tyree



Plantinga and The Ethics of Belief”

Fabio Lampert (St. Benedict’s College - Brazil)

Comments by Jacob Roden-Lowe

Chair: James Oliver



“Virtues and Reasons”

Malcolm Morano (Fordham University)

Comments by Si-Won Song

Chair: Grant Hoos


For more information, email us with any questions.

Puget Sound Philosophy Department