AAP Conference 2007
Sunday 1 -
"A cold week away from civilization"
© photo of oil on canvas, Kim Christensen 2000
The 2007 Conference of the Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP 2007)
The AAP Conference 2007, hosted by the Discipline of Philosophy UNE, was held from 1-6 July at the Old Teacher’s College (C.B Newling Centre) Armidale.
The keynote speakers were Eleonore Stump, the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy, St Louis University and William (Bill) Lycan, William Rand Kenan Professor, University of North Carolina.
Professor David Chalmers, ANU, Director of the Centre for Consciousness, presented the Presidential Address at the conference opening reception.
Over the six days 183 delegates were in attendance. Streams in the following areas were presented: Applied Ethics (16), Asian Philosophy (7), Kierkegaard (5), Philosophical Psychology (24), Philosophy and Religion (5), Philosophy of Probability (7), Reason and Value (20), Truth and Beauty (13), Women in Philosophy (1), Logic (6), Metaphysics (15), and “Other” papers (18). In addition, there were two Graduate Career workshop sessions and two Status of Women in Philosophy sessions. We also included an afternoon Theatre Piece which examined the many faces of God in her workplace.
The full AAP Conference 2007 Abstract Booklet is available here and email contacts are available for further paper details.
All up there were 89 Postgraduate students in attendance and 94 Doctors of Philosophy. Conversation and disucussion was lively. The tearoom was active--- nearly 500 pieces of fruit were consumed and over 1000 cups of coffee.
The conference organisers, Annette Kilarr and Frances Gray wish you all well for AAP 2008. The AAP 2008 will be hosted by La Trobe University and will be held in Victoria. All enquiries should be directed to Andrew Brennan at email@example.com and you can visit the AAP website at http://aap.org.au/
We have posted a selection of photographs of the 2007 event for your enjoyment.
|Eleanore Stump||Adrian Walsh and Eleanore Stump||Alan Hayek|
|Claire Abbo||Graham Priest||Raamy Majeed|
|Koji Tanaka||Bill McDonald||Micah McGee|
|John Bishop||Philip Catton||Adrian Walsh, Bill Lycan and David Chalmers|
|Frances Gray||Maurice Goldsmith and Eliza Goddard||In the tearoom|