Calvin College & Grand Valley State University

Annual Joint

Undergraduate

Philosophy Conference

 
 

Past Conferences


2017: March 31/April 1,

Fifth Annual Calvin-GVSU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Keynote: Hud Hudson (Western Washington University),

“Seven Determinisms: Three You Know, Three You Don’t, and One You Thought You Knew”.

CFP / Poster / Conference Program



2016: April 8-9,

Fourth Annual Calvin-GVSU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Keynote: Katherine Brading (Notre Dame), “Underdetermination of Theories and What to Do About It”.

CFP / Poster

/ Conference Program



2015: March 27-28,

Third Annual Calvin-GVSU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Keynote: David Manley (University of Michigan), “Fine Tuning and Confirmation Theory”.

CFP  Poster  Conference Schedule


2014: March 21-22,
Second Annual Calvin-GVSU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Keynote: Tim O’Connor (Indiana University), “Two Concepts of Emergence”.
CFP Poster Program



2013: April 12-13,

First Annual Calvin-GVSU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Keynote: Gary Gutting (Notre Dame), “Religion, Atheism, and Agnosticism”.

CFP Poster  Program

This Year’s Conference


Friday April 20 and Saturday April 21


Call for Papers 2018


Submission Deadline: February 18, 2018


Key Note Speaker:

Margaret Atherton

(University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)


This year we are very pleased to have Professor

Margaret Atherton, expert in early modern philosophy, philosophy of psychology, and feminist historian, as our keynote speaker. Here keynote will be delivered the evening of April 20 and is entitled:


Innateness Then:
What Locke Thought About Innate Ideas



Undergraduates working in all areas of philosophy are encouraged to submit. Full paper requirements and submission details are in the conference

CFP 2018.



This year’s conference will take place at Grand Valley State’s Downtown Campus, the Pew Campus. Details to follow.