2019 Student Symposium
Join us on the afternoon of Friday, March 8, 2019 for the 2019 Winter Student Symposium.
Friday, March 8, 2019
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Building 38, Rm 121 (Math & Science)
Four students will be presenting their philosophical work in a series of talks over the course of the afternoon, followed by a faculty keynote presentation, "The Ethics of Bitcoin," by Zachary Rentz. We have a diverse set of paper topics over the course of the afternoon, and you should feel free to come to part or all of the event as you're able. Q & A to follow each paper. Light refreshments will be provided.
Schedule is as follows:
"Rejection of Compatibilism Through the Relation of a Calculator, an Apparently-Sentient Super Computer, and a Human" by Dean Boswell
"Decolonial Ethics" by Leece LaRue
"On the Validity of Panpsychism as a Theory for Consciousness" by Peter D. VanderBloomer
"Existential Isolation, Dostoevsky, and the Utility of Philosophical Counseling" by Renée Draga
"The Ethics of Bitcoin" by Zachary Rentz
Flyer is attached here.