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Fifth Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Saturday, 01 April, 2017

The Fifth Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be held Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1.

Keynote speaker James Sterba, Ph.D., will present "The Pauline Principle and the Just State" at 3:30 p.m. in the Pere Marquette Gallery in Dubourg Hall.

The conference continues on Saturday, April 1, in Room 142 of Adorjan Hall.

Our undergraduate speakers are from the surrounding Midwest area, and they will be speaking on a variety of different topics.

10 a.m.: The Tribesman Analogy Revisited: A Challenge to Skeptical Theism (Luke Taylor)

10:30 a.m.: God in Time: The Problem of Omniscience (T. Dominic Foxworthy)

11:30 a.m.: Myths about the Good Life: On Happiness and Christianity (Maria M. Miloscia)

Noon: Non Sensitivity to Character Flaws: Not a Threat to the Traditional Account of Right Action (David Lorenzo)

1:30 p.m.: Cicero's Treatment of the Idle Argument in De Fato (Kevin Smith)

2 p.m.: Phenomenology of Loneliness (Matthew Wyss)

3 p.m.: Reconceptualizing Rape and the Force Requirement (Michael A. Patterson)

3:30 p.m.: A Sentiocentric Resolution to the Abortion Debate (Kyle Luzynski)