Third Mid-Hudson Valley Undergraduate Conference
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Marist College hosted the Third Mid-Hudson Valley Undergraduate Philosophy Conference.
The conference included original philosophical research by undergraduates from Yale University, Swarthmore College, Rutgers University, the United States Military Academy, Wheaton College, and Marist College. Students from Bard, Marist, and West Point will comment on the papers. The keynote address was given by Alfred R. Mele (Florida State University).
All presentations, with the exception of the keynote address, will take place in the Henry Hudson Room on the Third Floor of Fontaine Hall.
Friday 8 March
2:30 p.m. Intuitions and Experimental Philosophy
Ryan Montano (Marist College)
Commentator: Katharine Fitzpatrick (United States Military Academy)
3:30 p.m. Justice and the Defense of Marriage Act
Emily McCarthy (United States Military Academy)
Commentator: Chelsea Richardson (Marist College)
5:00 p.m. Keynote address:
Free Will and Neuroscience (Hancock Center 2023)
Alfred Mele (Florida State University)
7:00 p.m. Reception
Saturday 9 March
10:00 a.m. A Closer Look at the Action-Knowledge Principle
Cristina Ceballos (Yale University)
Commentator: Joseph Connelly (Marist College)
11:00 a.m. On Parfit’s Repugnant Conclusion
Joy Li (Rutgers University)
Commentator: Jeremiah Tillman (Bard College)
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Understanding Akrasia: Straddling Belief and Desire Towards an Account of
Quitterie Gounot (Swarthmore College)
Commentator: Salvatore Daniele (Marist College)
2:00 p.m. Aristotle on Voluntariness and Moral Responsibility
Walker Page (Wheaton College)
Commentator: Alex Karvelis (Marist College)
For conference information contact Prof. James G. Snyder at email@example.com.