Major Sessions at the APA 2017 Pacific Division Meeting

The 2017 Pacific Division Meeting will take place April 12–15 at the Westin Seattle. For those able to attend the meeting, some of the notable sessions are listed below. Consult your conference program or the Guidebook App for more information.

Wednesday, April 12

Noon, Carus Lectures

Nancy Cartwright (Durham University and University of California, San Diego)

“Her Raw Materials: Powers, ‘Mechanisms,’ and Causes. She Manages Actual Possibilities, Obeys the Barcan Formula, and Does Not Sit Down with Counterfactuals”

Thursday, April 13

9:00 a.m. Lebowitz Prize Exchange

Ernest Sosa (Rutgers University), “Intuitive Insight: Epistemology and the Humanities,” and Stephen Stich (Rutgers University), “Philosophy, Intuition, and Culture”

Noon, Carus Lectures

Nancy Cartwright (Durham University and University of California, San Diego)

“Her Methods: Our Methods… That’s Why Ours Work So Well. But She Is Not a Kant, a Mussolini, Nor a Hilbert. Perhaps Isambard Brunel, Margaret Knight, or Mary Berry”

Friday, April 14

Noon, Carus Lectures

Nancy Cartwright (Durham University and University of California, San Diego)

“Her Limits: Picking Up Where Nature Leaves Off, Building it Better, and Warranting Your Work

4:00 p.m. John Dewey Lecture

Alison Wylie (University of Washington)

“Philosophy from the Ground Up”

6:00 p.m. Presidential Address

Kenneth Taylor (Stanford University)

“Charting the Landscape of Reason”

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