Hans Pedersen and John Ramsey, Department of Philosophy, presented
papers at the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical
Association, held in Kansas City, Missouri, on March 1–4, 2017.
Pedersen's paper, "Would It Be Bad if the Human Race Ceased to Exist? Melancholia and the Import of Human Existence,” was part of a group session of the Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World titled "Philosophical Themes in the Films of Lars von Trier."
Ramsey's paper, "The Social Criterion of Identity: Early Confucians' Contributions to Personal Identity," was part of a group session of the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion.