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2012 APA Central Division Meeting

Chicago, Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Feb 15-18

First Session: Thurs, Feb 16, 5:30-7:30 PM

Chair: Lawrence Hatab

First Speaker: Eric Campbell (University of California, San Diego), "Nietzsche's Free Spirits and the Beauty of Illusion"

Second Speaker: Alex Prescott-Couch (Harvard University), "Nietzsche, Genealogy, and Historical Individuals"

Second Session: Sat, Feb 18, 12:15-2:15 PM

Chair: Richard Schacht

First Speaker: Justin Remhof (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), "Naturalism, Causality, and Constructivism in Nietzsche's Conception of Science"

Second Speaker: Joshua Andresen (American University of Beirut), "Nietzsche Contra Dennett"


2011 APA Central Division Meeting

Minneapolis March 30 - April 2

First Session: Thursday, March 31

Chair: Lawrence Hatab (Old Dominion)

First Speaker: Alex Prescott-Couch (Harvard), "Nietzsche and Williams on the Use of History"

Second Speaker: Scott Jenkins (U of Kansas), "Nietzsche's Use of Monumental History"

Second Session: Saturday, April 2

Chair: William Schroeder (U of Illinois)

First Speaker: Antony Aumann (Northern Michigan U), "On the Cognitive Value of Literature:    The Case of Nietzsche'sGenealogy"

Second Speaker: Joseph Swenson (U of Illinois), "Sublimation and Affirmation in Nietzsche's Psychology"


2010 meeting of the American Philosophical Association's Central Division

Chicago, February 18-20

Session 1.  Tuesday, February 18, 5:15 - 7:15 PM

Moral Psychology and Nietzsche's Critique of Morality

Chair: Robert Pippin"Internalization and its Consequences"  William M. Beals (Stanford University)

"Morality Makes Me Sick: A Criticism of Brian Leiter's Treatment of Health in Nietzsche"  Ian Dunkle (Georgia State University)

Session 2.  Saturday, February 20, 12:15 - 2:15 PM

Chair: Richard Schacht

Consequences of Nietzsche's Naturalism

"Nietzsche, Naturalism, and the Tenacity of the Intentional" Mark Alfano (CUNY Graduate Center)

"Nietzsche, Naturalism and Falsification" Joshua Andresen (American University of Beirut)


The American Philosophical Association, Central Division One Hundred Sixth Annual Meeting

Palmer House Hilton Hotel Chicago, IL

February 18 - 21, 2009

North American Nietzsche Society 12:15-2:15 p.m.

Topic: Nietzsche and Lamarckism

Chair: R. Lanier Anderson (Stanford University)

Speakers:

Richard Schacht (University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign)

Maudemarie Clark (University of California–Riverside)


The American Philosophical Association, Central Division One Hundred Fifth Annual Meeting

Palmer House Hilton Hotel Chicago, IL April 16 - 19, 2008

North American Nietzsche Society 12:15-2:15 p.m.

Chair: James Conant (University of Chicago)

Speakers: Anthony K. Jensen (Xavier University)

“Philology and Genealogy”

Henrik Rydenfelt (University of Helsinki)

“Valuation and the Will to Power: Nietzsche’s Ethics with Ontology”


One Hundred Fourth Annual Meeting: Central Division APA

Palmer House Hilton Hotel Chicago, IL April 18- 21, 2007

Session 1: North American Nietzsche Society 5:15-7:15 p.m.

Chair: Jacqueline Scott (Loyola University–Chicago)

Speakers:

Morgan Rempel (University of Southern Mississippi)

Title: “Daybreak 72: Nietzsche, Epicurus, and the After Death”

Bryan Finken (University of Colorado–Denver)

Title: “Nietzsche versus the Genetic Fallacy”

Session 2: North American Nietzsche Society12:15-2:15 p.m.

Chair: Robert Gooding-Williams (University of Chicago)

Speakers: Mark P. Jenkins (Johns Hopkins University)

“Williams, Nietzsche, and Pessimism”

Anthony K. Jensen (Xavier University)

“The Centrality and Development of Anschauung in Nietzsche’s Early Work”


The American Philosophical Association, Central Division One Hundred Third Annual Meeting

Palmer House Hilton Hotel

Chicago, IL April 26 - 29, 2006

Session 1: North American Nietzsche Society 5:15-7:15 p.m.

Topic: Nietzsche on Agency and Reliability

Chair: R. Lanier Anderson (Stanford University)

Speakers:

Paul Katsafanas (Harvard University)

Title: “Nietzsche on Agency and Self-Ignorance”

Randall Havas (Willamette University)

Title: “Individuality as Reliability: A Dog Trainer’s Guide to Nietzsche”

Session 2: North American Nietzsche Society 12:15-2:15 p.m.

Chair: Richard Schacht (University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign)

Speakers:

Matthew Meyer (Boston University)

Title: “The Comic Nature of Ecce Homo”

Tsarina Doyle (University College Dublin)

Title: “The Kantian Background of Nietzsche’s Views on Causality"


The American Philosophical Association, Central Division One Hundred Second Annual Meeting

Palmer House Hilton Hotel Chicago, IL

April 27 - 30, 2005

Session 1: North American Nietzsche Society

5:15-7:15 p.m.

Topic: Nietzsche's Ideals: Self-Mastery and Redemption

Chair: Richard Schacht (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)

Speakers:

Thomas Miles (University of Texas-Austin)

Title: "On Nietzsche's Ideal of the Sovereign Individual"

Joshua Andresen (American University of Beirut)

Title: "Revenge, Return, and the Great Flood: Rereading `On Redemption'"

Sessioon 2: North American Nietzsche Society

12:15-2:15 p.m.

Topic: Nietzsche on Shame and Deception

Chair: James Conant (University of Chicago)

Speakers:

Clancy Martin (University of Missouri-Kansas City)

Title: "Mundus Vult Decipi, or, The Pleasure of Being Duped"

David F. Dudrick (Colgate University)

Title: "The Shameful Wisdom"


Central Division Program One Hundred First Annual Meeting

Palmer House Hilton Hotel Chicago, Illinois

April 22-25, 2004

Session 1: North American Nietzsche Society

5:15-7:15 p.m.

Chair: Alan D. Schrift (Grinnell College)

Speakers:

Jessica Berry (College of William & Mary)

Title: "Skepticism in Nietzsche's Early Work: Another Look at Nietzsche's `On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense'"

Matthew Meyer (University of Vienna)

Title: "The Three Metamorphoses of Nietzsche's `Middle Period'"

Session 2: North American Nietzsche Society

12:00-2:00 p.m.

Chair: Richard Schacht (University of Illinois-Urbana- Champaign)

Speaker: Clancy Martin (University of Missouri-Kansas City)

Title: "Nietzsche after Therapy"

Speaker: Michael W. Grenke (St. John's College)

Title: "Countless Dark Bodies"


The American Philosophical Association, Central Division One Hundredth Annual Meeting

Cleveland, OH April 23 - 26, 2003

Session 1: North American Nietzsche Society

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Chair: Alan D. Schrift (Grinnell College)

Title: "Nietzsche and the Tell-Tale Boxers (or, The Politics of Self-Deception)"

Speaker: Clancy Martin (University of Texas, Austin)

Title: "On the Significance of Genealogy in Nietzsche's Critique of Morality"

Speaker: Carsten Korfmacher (University College, Oxford)

Title: "On Sovereignty and Over-Humanity"

Speaker: Christa Davis Acampora (Hunter College, CUNY)

Session 2: North American Nietzsche Society

11:45 AM-1:45 PM

Chair: Richard Schacht (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Title: "Human, All Too Human and the Socrates Who Plays Music"

Speaker: Matthew Meyer (University of Vienna)

Title: "Is Nietzsche a Common-Sense Realist?"

Speaker: Javier Noe-Ibañez (Marquette University)

Title: "Nietzsche and Korsgaard's Kant on the Unity of Agency"

Speaker: Mathias Risse (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University)


2002 Central Division of the APA, 99th Annual

The 2002 Central Division meeting will be held on April 24-27 at the Westin Hotel (Michigan Avenue), Chicago. The papers will be divided into two sessions as follows:

Session I: Thursday, April 25, 2002 -- 5:15-7:15

Chair: Alan D Shrift, Grinnell College

Papers:

Cynthia Coe (Monmouth College) and Matthew Altman (Drury University):

"The paradoxes of a convalescent history: Nietsche's geneology as a form of working-through"

David McNeill (Grinnell College):

"The Will to Power: Psychology as First Philosophy"

Session II: Saturday, April 27, 2002 -- 12:00-2:00

Chair: Richard Schacht, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Papers:

Mathias Risse (Yale University):

"Nietzsche's Übermensch: From Guilt and Ressentiment Towards a 'Trusting and Joyous Fatalism'"

Iain Morrison (University of Texas at Austin):

"Nietzsche's Imperfect Perfectionism"


2001 Central Division of the APA, 98th Annual

Our program at the 2001 Central Division Meeting in Minneapolis featured two sessions, at which the following four papers were presented:

Christa Acampora (Hunter College, CUNY), "Of Dangerous games and

Dastardly Deeds: A Typology of Nietzschean Contests"

Martha K. Woodruff (Middlebury College), "The Music-Making Socrates:

Plato and Nietzsche Revisited, Philosophy and Tragedy Rejoined"

Tom Bailey (University of Warwick), "Nietzsche's Kantian Ethics"

Peter Groff (Bucknell University), "Amor Fati and Züchtung: The

Paradox of Nietzsche's Nomothetic Naturalism"


2000 APA Central Division, 97th Annual

At the APA Central Division meeting, to be held this year at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL April 20-23, there will be two of our annual submitted paper sessions:

The first session will be held on Friday April 21, from 5:15 - 7:15, in Private Dining Room 9, and the linup is as follows:

Chair: Alan Schrift (Grinnell College)

Speakers: Randall Havas (Willamette University)

"Nietzsche's Idealism"

Iain Morrison (University of Texas, Austin)

"Slave Morality and Nihilism in On the Genealogy of Morals"

The second session will be held Saturday April 22, from 1:45 - 4:45 PM in Parlor D, on the topic of "Construing Perspectivism." There will also be a brief Business Meeting at the conclusion of this session. The participants are:

Chair: Richard Schacht (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Speaker: John Coker (University of Southern Alabama)

"Construing Perspectivism"

Commentators: Christoph Cox (Hampshire College)

Robert Welshon (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs)


1999 APA Central Division, 96th Annual

At the APA Central Division meeting, to be held this year at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans May 6-8, our annual submitted paper session will be held on Friday May 7, 1:45-4:45 PM. (See the APA Program for room location.) At the conclusion of the session there will be a brief Annual Business Meeting. The session will be chaired by Alan Schrift. The three speakers and their topics will be:

Paul Loeb (University of Puget Sound), "The Conclusion of Nietzsche's Zarathustra"

Thomas Brobjer (Uppsala University), "Nietzsche's Changing View of the Sophists"

Mark Conrad (West Chester University), "Nietzsche's Kantianism"


COMING SOON: Central Division Programs 1991-1998


88th Annual Central Division Meeting

April 25-28 1990 New Orleans, LA

Chair: Michael Davis (Sarah Lawrence College)

Speaker: James Cadello (Regis College) Nietzsche’s Hermeneutical Epistemology

Commentator: Douglas Gilmour (Incarnate Word College)

Speaker: Daniel Conway (Stanford University) The ‘Eyes’ Have It: Perspective and Affective Investment

Commentator: Mark Fowler (College of William and Mary)

Speaker: Kevin Hill (UIUC) “MacIntyre’s Nietzsche:  A Critique”

Commentator: Share Starrett (Baylor University)