“Toleration” 2016 Central Division APA

AAPSS is hosting an Author Meets Critics session at the Central Division APA in Chicago, IL. 

Topic:  Author Meets Critics, Andrew J. Cohen’s Toleration

Thursday Evening, March 3: 5:30–7:30 p.m

Shawn E. Klein (Arizona State University)

Emily M. Crookston (Coastal Carolina University)
David Kelley (The Atlas Society)

Andrew J. Cohen (Georgia State University)

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2016 Eastern APA sessions

AAPSS is happy again to host two sessions at this years Eastern APA meeting in Washington, D.C.

Topic: Personal Identity and Attribution

January 8: 11:15 a.m.–1:15 p.m

Chair: Jennifer Baker (College of Charleston)

Speaker: Nina Strohminger (Duke University)
“Personal Identity and Attribution: A Battle to the

Commentators: Robert Charles Bingle (Georgia State University)
Javier Gómez-Lavin (Graduate Center–CUNY)

Topic: Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue

January 8: 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Chair: Jennifer Baker (College of Charleston)

Speaker: Chris Surprenant (University of New Orleans)
“Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue”

Commentators: Larry Krasnoff (College of Charleston)
Charles Johnson (Molinari Institute)
Eric Schliesser (University of Amsterdam and
Ghent University)

(*Note: Since the Eastern APA was moved from December to January this year, there is no 2015 meeting.)

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2014 Eastern APA Sessions of AAPSS

This year, AAPSS is happy to have two sessions at the Eastern APA meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Topic: Moral Reasoning

Saturday Evening, December 27, 2014: 6:30 – 9:30 pm. GI-1

Chair: J. A. Baker (College of Charleston)


  • Carrie-Ann Biondi (Marymount Manhattan College)
    “Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Why Aristotle Doesn’t Really Believe in ‘Weakness of Will’”
  • Mark D. White (City University of New York–College of Staten Island)
    “Moral Judgment: Combining Kant and Dworkin”
  • Adam Lerner (Princeton University)
    “Lessons for Moral Reasoning from Recent Work in Cognitive Science”

Topic: Moral Reasoning

Sunday Evening, December 28, 2014: 5:15–7:15 pm. GV-12.

Chair: Anthony Williams (Yale University)


  • George Yancy (Duquesne University)
    “Trayvon Martin and Whiteness”


  • Rachel V. McKinnon (College of Charleston)
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2013 Eastern APA: Libertarianism on the Brink

SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 28th GIII-1, 11:15 a.m. — 1:15 p.m.

Chair: Jennifer Baker (College of Charleston)


  • Jan Narveson (University of Waterloo): “On blood and turnips: fun, but still impossible”
  • James Sterba (University of Notre Dame): “Libertarianism on the Brink”
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“Virtue and Economics” Sessions at the 2012 Eastern APA

Please join us for two sessions that concern how we might relate virtue to issues of the marketplace.

Chair for both sessions: Shawn E. Klein (Rockford College)

FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 28th GII – 1.  9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

  • Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee at Knoxville) “Kant and Commerce”
  • Mark D. White (College of Staten Island) “Kantian Economics”

SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 29th GVIII – 3.  11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Christian Becker (Pennsylvania State University) “Aristotelian Virtue Ethics and Economic Rationality”
  • Susan G. Sterrett (Carnegie Mellon University) “Moral Perception and Moral Modeling: Evaluating Geoengineering Schemes for Fixing Climate Change”
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