The Hume Society
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Archives: APA Hume Society Group Meetings
Division
Year
Organizers  (Term)
Venue
Session
Description
APA Eastern Division
2013
Lorraine Besser-Jones
Middlebury College
(2012-2014)

Marriott Baltimore Waterfront
Baltimore, Maryland

December 29th 2013
GVII-4 - 9:00a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Topic: Hume on the Standards of Taste

Speakers: Mark Collier (University of Minnesota-Morris)
“The Humean Approach to Aesthetic and Moral Diversity"

Amy Schmitter (University of Alberta)
"Negotiating Diversity of Tastes in the Second Enquiry and ‘Of the Standard of Taste’"

Chair: Michelle Dyke (New York University)

APA Pacific Division
2013
David Landy
San Francisco State University
(2013-2015)

Westin St. Francis
San Francisco, California

March 29th 2013
G7 — 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Topic: Hume’s Theory of Mental Representation

Speakers: Karl Schafer (University of Pittsburgh) “Cognition in Hume and Kant”
Lewis Powell (University at Buffalo), “Hume’s Rejection of the Mirror Thesis”
Jonathan Cottrell (New York University) “Perceptions of Unity and Number”

Chair: David Landy (San Francisco State University)

APA Central Division
2013
Abe Roth
Ohio State University
(2011-2013)

New Orleans Hilton Riverfront
New Orleans, Louisiana

February 21st 2013
5:25-7:25 p.m.

Speaker: Donald L. M. Baxter (University of Connecticut)
“Hume on Substance.”
Commentator: Justin Broackes (Brown University)

Speaker: Galen Strawson (University of Reading/University of Texas, Austin)
“Hume on Personal Identity: ‘No Difficulty in the Case'.”
Commentator: Charles Huenemann (Utah State University)

Chair: Abe Roth (Ohio State University)

APA Eastern Division
2012
Lorraine Besser-Jones
Middlebury College
(2012-2014)

Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atlanta, GA

December 30th 2012
GXI - 2 - 9:00a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Speakers: Colin Heydt (University of South Florida)
"Hume and His Contemporaries on the Moral Significance of Self"

Margaret Watkins (St. Vincent College)
"Private Virtue, Public Spirit: Hume's Hopes for 'Wise Laws and Institutions'"

Chair: Miriam McCormick (University of Richmond).

CPA
2012
Peter Loptson
University of Guelph
(2011-2013)

Waterloo
Ontario
May 27th, 2012

Topic: Hume, Human Nature, and Evolutionary Psychology

Lorne Falkenstein (University of Western Ontario)
Peter Loptson (University of Guelph)
Miriam McCormick (University of Richmond)
Catherine Wilson (University of Aberdeen/University of York)

APA Pacific Division
2012
Aaron Zimmerman
University of California-Santa Barbara
(2010-2012)

Westin Seattle
Seattle, WA
April 7th, 2012
G9C – 7:00pm-10:00pm.

Topic: Early Criticisms of Hume

Speakers:

Antonia LoLordo (University of Virginia)
Rebecca Copenhaver (Lewis & Clark College)

Chair: Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University)

APA Central Division
2012
Abe Roth
Ohio State University
(2011-2013)

Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, IL

February 16th 2012
GII-6 - 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Speaker: Miren Boehm (University of Wisconsin– Milwaukee)
“Hume’s Two and the Same Definitions of Cause.”
Commentator: Abe Roth (Ohio State University)

Speaker: Jonathan Cottrell (New York University)
“Hume’s Propriety Principle.”
Commentator: Donald L. M. Baxter (University of Connecticut)

APA Eastern Division
2011
Yumiko Inukai
University of Massachusetts, Boston
(2009-2011)

Marriott Wardman Park
Washington, DC

December 28th 2011
GII-2 - 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Speakers: Alison McIntyre (Wellesley College)
"Does Pride Always Have Intersubjective Resonance? Hume vs. Allestree"

Aaron Garrett (Boston University)
"Hume on Pride and Other Prejudices"

Chair: Yumiko Inukai (University of Massachusetts-Boston).

CPA
2011
Peter Loptson
University of Guelph
(2011-2013)

Fredericton
New Brunswick
May 30th, 2011
2:00pm to 5:30pm.

Speakers: Donald Ainslie (University of Toronto)
"Hume’s Reflections on Scepticism and the Senses"

Terence Penelhum (University of Calgary)
"Hume and Universal Causation"

David Raynor (University of Ottawa)
"Why David Hume is Britain's Greatest Philosopher"

Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University)
"A Sense of Self: Hume and Condillac on Consciousness and Selfhood"

Chair: Peter Loptson (University of Guelph)

APA Pacific Division
2011
Aaron Zimmerman
University of California-Santa Barbara
(2010-2012)

Hilton Bayfront
San Diego, CA
April 20th, 2011
G2A – 6:00pm-9:00pm.

Author-Meets-Critics: Thomas Holden, Spectres of False Divinity: Hume’s Moral Atheism

Critics:

James Baillie (University of Portland)
Saul Traiger (Occidental College)

Author: Thomas Holden (University of California-Santa Barbara)

Chair: Robert McIntyre (University of California-Santa Barbara)

APA Central Division
2011
Abe Roth
Ohio State University
(2011-2013)

Minneapolis Hilton Hotel
Minneapolis, MN
March 31st, 2011
GI-9 – 9am-noon.

Author-Meets-Critics: Helen Beebee, Hume on Causation

Critics:

Don Garrett (New York University)
Angela Coventry (Portland State University)

Author: Helen Beebee (University of Birmingham)

Chair: Abe Roth (Ohio State University)

APA
Central
Division

2010
Ted Morris,
Illinois Wesleyan University and
Angela Coventry,
Portland State University
(2010)

Palmer House Hilton Chicago, IL
February 20th, 2010
GV-11. 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Author-Meets-Critics: P.J.E Kail, Projection and Realism in Hume’s
Philosophy

Critics:
Don Garrett (New York University)
Eric Schliesser (Leiden University)
Jacqueline Taylor (University of San Francisco)

Author: P.J.E Kail (Oxford University)

Chair: Dorothy Coleman (Northern Illinois University)
APA
Pacific
Division
2010
Aaron Zimmerman
University of California-Santa Barbara
(2010-2012)

Westin, St. Francis
San Francisco, CA

March 31st 2010
GIII  - 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Author-Meets-Critics: Henry Allison, Custom and Reason in Hume:
A Kantian Reading of the First Book of the
Treatise

Critics:
Lorne Falkenstein (University of Western Ontario)
Manfred Keuhn (Boston University).

Author: Henry Allison (University of California at San Diego and Boston University).

Chair: Jacqueline Taylor (University of San Francisco).

APA
Eastern
Division
2010
Yumiko Inukai
University of Massachusetts, Boston
(2009-2011)

Marriott/Westin-Copley Connection
Boston, MA

December 28th 2010
GII-4  - 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Speakers: Corliss Swain (St. Olaf College)
"Making a Virtue of Necessity: Hume on Causal Reasoning"

Aaron Garrett (Boston University)
"Hume on Pity"

Chair: Yumiko Inukai (University of Massachusetts-Boston).

APA
Central
Division
2009
Karánn Durland
Austin College

(2006-2009)

Palmer House Hilton Chicago, IL

February 19th, 2009
GI-8.  Hume Society 9:00a.m.-Noon.

Author-Meets-Critics: Angela Coventry, Hume's Theory of Causation: A Quasi-Realist Interpretation

Critics:
Livia Guimaraes (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais)
Fred Wilson (University of Toronto)

Author: Angela Coventry (Portland State University)

Chair: Karánn Durland (Austin College)
APA
Pacific
Division
2009
Thomas Holden
UC-Santa Barbara
(2006-2009)

Westin Bayshore
Vancouver, BC


April 9th 2009
GV-A.  Hume Society 6:00-9:00p.m.

Speakers: Alison Gopnik (University of California-Berkeley)
"Did David Hume Know about Buddhism?  An Historical Link Between Hume and Theravada and Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy"

Sean Greenberg (University of California-Irvine)
"Hume and the Norm of Nature: 'Naturalism,' 'Skepticism,' and Normativity"

Chair: David Owen (University of Arizona)
APA
Eastern
Division

2009
Yumiko Inukai
University of Massachusetts, Boston
(2009-2011)

New York Marriott Marquis
New York, NY
December 28th, 2009
GV-5 – 5:15-7:15 P.M.
Topic: Scepticism With Regard to the Senses

Donald Ainslie (University of Toronto)
“Hume’s Phenomenology of Sensory Experience”

Angela Coventry (Portland State University)
 “The Principle of Custom or Habit in Treatise 1.4.2”

Chair: Yumiko Inukai (University of Massachusetts-Boston)


APA
Pacific
Central
2008
Tom Holden University of California--Santa Barbara
(2007 - 2009)

Pasadena Hilton Pasadena, CA

Friday, March 21, 8:00-11:00 p.m.
 

Speakers: Graciela De Pierris (Stanford University)
“Hume, Locke, and Newton”

Donald Ainslie (University of Toronto)
“Reflection in Locke and Hume”
 

Chair: Saul Traiger (Occidental College)

APA
Central
Division
2008
Karann Durland Austin College (2006-2009)

Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, IL

7:30-10:30 PM, Thursday, April 17 (Note time change) Place: TBA

Topic: Hume on Skepticism and Moral Distinctions

Spearkers:

John Corvino (Wayne State), "Hume on the 'Reality' of Moral Distinctions."

Brian Ribeiro (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga), "Hume's Changing Views on the 'Durability' of Skepticism"

Chair: Karánn Durland (Austin College)

APA
Eastern
Division
2008
Kathleen Wallace
Hofstra University
(2006-2008)

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Philadelphia, PA

December 29th, 2008
GVII-3. Hume Society 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Author-Meets-Critics: Donald Baxter, Hume's Difficulty: Time and Identity in the Treatise

Critics:
Martha Brandt Bolton (Rutgers University) Bolton-paper

 

Lorne Falkenstein (University of Western Ontario) Falkenstein-paper
 

Author: Donald Baxter (University of Connecticut)

      Reply to Bolton

      Reply to Falkenstein


Chair: Angela Coventry (Portland State University)

APA
Pacific
Division
2007
Tom Holden, University of
California-Santa Barbara
(2007-2009)

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco, CA

Thursday, April 5, 2007
6:00-8:00 p.m.


Topic: Hume: Reasons and Reasoning

Speakers:

Abraham Roth, Ohio State University,
“Hume on Reasoning: Simple Versus Sophisticated”


Elizabeth Radcliffe, Santa Clara University,
“Humeanism and Value-Based Reasons”


Chair: Aaron Zimmerman, University of California–Santa Barbara

APA
Central
Division
2007
Karann Durland
Austin College
(2006-2009)

Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, IL

April 19, 2007

Speakers:

Charlotte Brown, Illinois Wesleyan University,
"Morality Without Metaphysics: Another Look at Hume's Sentimentalism" 

Ted Morris, Illinois Wesleyan University,
"Metaphysics without Metaphysics: Projection, Representation, and Hume's Repudiation of Metaphysics"

APA
Eastern
Division
2007
Kathleen Wallace
Hofstra Univeristy
(2006-2008)

Marriott Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

December 28, 2007

Topic: Humean Theory and Practice

Speakers:

Miriam McCormick,University of Richmond,
"Hume’s Skeptical Politics"

Andrew Lister,Queens University,
"Varieties of Scepticism and Toleration"

Chair: Daniel Flage, James Madison University

APA
Pacific
Division
2006
Corlis Swain, St. Olaf College,
and Jane McIntyre,
Cleveland State University
(2006)
The Portland Hilton
Portland, OR

March 23, 2006

Chair: Saul Traiger, Occidental College

Speaker: Jackie Taylor,  University of San Francisco,  
"Hume on Beauty and  Virtue"

APA
Central
Division
2006

Karann Durland
Austin College
(2006-2009)

Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, IL

April 27, 2006

Chair:  Karann Durland, Austin College

Claudia Schmidt Marquette University ,
David Hume: Reason in History


Critics: Corliss Swain , St. Olaf College Saul Traiger, Occidental College Christopher Williams, University of Nevada–Reno

APA
Eastern
Division
2006

Kathleen Wallace
Hofstra University
(2006-2008)

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, DC

December 30, 2006

Speakers Ira J. Singer, Hofstra University,
"Hume's Moral Critique of Religion"


Kenneth Winkler, Wellesley College and Yale University, 
"Causal Realism and Hume's Revisions of the Enquiry"

Compiled by Dorothy Coleman, Updated by Angela Coventry
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