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Scholarly Accomplishments of CU Philosophy Graduate Students
Academic Year 2005-2006

Julie Adeshchenko
Julie presented her paper, "Innocence and Guilt within the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict," at the Center for Ethics and Social Policy, University of Colorado at Boulder, February 24, 2006.

Dan Demetriou
Dan and Graham Oddie presented a paper, "A Problem with Moral Fictionalism" at the annual Australasian Philosophy Conference in Dunedin New Zealand, December 2005.

Dan received the Graduate School's GPTI Teaching Excellence Award for AY 2005-2006.

Barrett Emerick
Barrett presented a paper, "Russell, Tables, and the Promise of Fallibilism," at CUNY's graduate conference on Feb. 25, 2006, in NY.
Barrett will present his paper, "Understanding Across Difference: Empathy and Intersubjective Dialogue," co-authored with Audra King, at the following venues:

  • The annual meeting of the North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP) held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August 3-5, 2006.
  • The NASSP sponsored session at the Eastern Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, held in Washington D.C. from Dec 27-30, 2006. This presentation will be part of a panel is entitled, "Reflections on Social Positioning: The Implications for Theory and Practice." Other panel members will be current graduate student Peter Higgins and past graduate student Theresa Weynand Tobin.

Jason Hanna
Jason presented a paper, "Science, Wonder, and the Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature," at CU's Center for the Humanities and Arts Colloquium, "The Powers of Wonder," held at CU-Boulder on March 9, 2006.

Peter Higgins
Peter published one article this year and has several publications forthcoming:

  • "Sexual Disorientation: Moral Implications of Gender Norms," Feminists Contest Politics and Philosophy, edited by Lisa Gurley, Claudia Leeb, and Aloisia Moser, (New York: Peter Lang Publishing Group), 2005.
  • "What is Poverty?"(co-authored with Audra King and April Shaw), Global Ethics: Feminist Ethics and Social Theory, edited by Peggy DesAutels and Rebecca Whisnant, (forthcoming).
  • Book Review of The Rights of Others: Aliens, Residents, and Citizens by Seyla Benhabib, Human Rights Review, vol. 8, issue 2, 2006 (forthcoming).
  • Book Review of Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights by Carol Gould, Human Rights Review, volume 7, issue 4, 2006 (forthcoming).
Peter has also given several conference presentations and has more scheduled:

"What is Poverty?" (co-authored with Audra King and April Shaw)

  • Presented at the fall meeting of the Pacific Division of the Society for Women in Philosophy, Chico, CA., September 2005.
  • Presented at the Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST) Biennial Meeting, Clearwater Beach, FL., January 2006.
  • To be presented at the Conference on Ethics and Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2006.
"Open Borders and the Right to Immigrate: Why Liberal Cosmopolitanism Must Attend to Social Difference"
  • To be presented at the 23rd Annual meeting of the North American Society for Social Philosophy, Victoria, B.C., Canada, August 2006
  • To be presented in the session sponsored by NASSP at the Eastern Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, held in Washington D.C. from Dec 27-30, 2006. The panel includes other past and present CU-B Philosophy students and is entitled, "Reflections on Social Positioning: The Implications for Theory and Practice."

Heri-Young Kang
Heri-Young presented "Rethinking the 'Circumstances of Global Justice' in Non-Ideal Conditions," in a colloquium on "Rawlsian Liberalism and the Circumstances of Justice," at the Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA), New York City, December 2005

She presented "Rethinking the Circumstances of Global Justice from a Transnational Feminist Justice Perspective," at the Biennial Conference of the Society for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST), Clearwater Beach, FL: January 2006.

Heri-Young has been invited to revise and resubmit her manuscript, "Women's Transnational Collectivities as Agents of Global Justice Claims," to The Journal of Social Philosophy.

Derek Kern
Derek presented a paper, "Must Primary Qualities be Inseparable for Locke?" at the Southwestern Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, held at the University of New Mexico, February 25, 2006.

Audra King
Audra has presented and plans to present her paper, "What is Poverty?" co-authored with Peter Higgins and April Shaw, in several venues:

  • Fall meeting of the Pacific Division of the Society for Women in Philosophy, Chico, CA, August 2005.
  • Biennial Meeting of the Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST), Clearwater Beach, FL., January 2006.
  • Scheduled for presentation at the Conference on Ethics and Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2006.
Audra will present her paper, "Understanding Across Difference: Empathy and Intersubjective Dialogue," co-authored with Barrett Emerick, at:
  • The annual meeting of the North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP). Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August 2006.
  • The NASSP sponsored session at the Eastern Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, held in Washington D.C. from Dec 27-30, 2006. This presentation will be part of a panel entitled, "Reflections on Social Positioning: The Implications for Theory and Practice." Other panel members will be present graduate student Peter Higgins and past graduate student Theresa Weynand Tobin.
Audra's paper, "What is Poverty?" co-authored with Peter Higgins and April Shaw, is forthcoming in Global Ethics: Feminist Ethics and Social Theory, edited by Peggy DesAutels and Rebecca Whisnant.

Mary Krizan
Mary will present her paper, "Corpses, Seeds, and Statues" at the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SAGP) session at the American Philological Association meeting in San Diego, January 2007. A slightly more comprehensive version of the paper is available on Mary's website, at http://ucsu.colorado.edu/~krizan/aristotlecapacity2.doc.

P. J. Lomelino
PJ has presented several conference papers this year and has more presentations planned:

  • "Whose Nature? Bioprospecting in Third World Countries," University of Kentucky Graduate Student Philosophy Conference, March, 2006.
  • "Transcending Woman as Object through Fashion?" Rocky Mountain Philosophy Conference: University of Colorado March, 2006.
  • "Environmental Justice: A Proposal for Addressing Diversity in Bioprospecting" 6th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations: New Orleans (June, 2006)
  • "Human Rights for All Persons" annual meeting of the North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August 2006.
  • "Should the United States Legalize Torture?" Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, (CSWIP) conference on "Security, Trust, Conflict," Trent University, Ontario, Canada, October 26-27, 2006.

Jay Lynch
Jay presented his paper, "Deliberative Democracy after Capitalism," at the graduate student conference on 'Discourse, Democracy, and Justice' at Loyola University, Chicago, March 10-12, 2006.

He will present his paper, "Domestic Abuse as Terrorism," at the annual Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, (CSWIP) conference on "Security, Trust, Conflict," Trent University, Ontario, Canada, October 26-27, 2006.

Donna Reeves
Donna presented a comment on "A Menichan Version of Limited Democracy" by Tongdong Bai, in a session on "Confucianism and Democracy: Where Do They Conflict?" sponsored by the Society for Chinese Philosophers in America at the Pacific Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Portland, OR, March 22-25 2006.

April Shaw
April's paper, "What is Poverty?" co-authored with Peter Higgins and Audra King, has been presented at:

  • Fall meeting of the Pacific Division of the Society for Women in Philosophy, Chico, CA, August 2005.
  • Biennial Meeting of the Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST), Clearwater Beach, FL., January 2006.
  • Scheduled for presentation at the Conference on Ethics and Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2006.
  • It will be published in Global Ethics: Feminist Ethics and Social Theory, edited by Peggy DesAutels and Rebecca Whisnant.

Tony Smith
Tony presented a paper co-authored with Scott Wisor, "Against Citizenship Requirements," at the Center for Ethics and Social Policy, University of Colorado at Boulder, April 7, 2006.

Brian Stern
Brian's paper, "Immigration Restriction in a Liberal Democracy," in John R. Rowan (ed.), Social Philosophy Today. Volume 21: Human Rights, Religion, and Democracy, Charlottesville, VA: Philosophy Documentation Center, 2005:125-135.

Scott Wisor
Scott presented a paper, "Against Citizenship Requirements," co-authored with Tony Smith, at the Center for Ethics and Social Policy, University of Colorado at Boulder, April 7, 2006.

Scott will present his paper, "An Argument for the Selection of Government Representatives by Random Lottery," at the Radical Philosophy Association Group Session, Central Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Chicago, April 27, 2006.

Scott will present "Global Justice, Reparations, and the Problem of Wealth Transfer: Refocusing Development on Historical Racial and Gender Injustice" at the Seventh Annual International Development Ethics Association Conference, in Kampala, Uganda, July 19-22, 2006.

Jason Wyckoff
Jason presented his paper, "Individual and Community: Three Conceptions of the Self," at the graduate student conference on "Discourse, Democracy, and Justice" at Loyola University, Chicago. March 10-12, 2006