SAAP 2021

SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY

48th ANNUAL MEETING

March 11-13, 2021

The Internet

Outline Program DRAFT (still subject to change)

Thursday, March 11thFriday, March 12thSaturday, March 13th
10:00-11:15 AM Eastern

Room A
Panel Discussion

The Deweyan Task Before Us: The New Global Paradigm for Philosophy, Education, and Democracy Emerging from the Pandemic
Author Meets Critics

Spencer’s American Pragmatism: An Introduction
Invited Society

Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA)
10:00-11:15 AM Eastern

Room B
Submitted Papers

Pragmatism as a Problem-Based Ethic

Exploring Deweyan Ethics Through Narrative Literature
Submitted Papers

Un-Settling Species Concepts

Indigenizing Philosophy on Stolen Lands: A Worry about Settler Philosophical Guardianship
Panel Discussion

Contested Places and Spaces:
A Feminist Pragmatist Dialogue on Public Memory & Monument Reform
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM Eastern

Room A
Author Meets Critics

Basevich’s W.E.B. Du Bois: The Lost and the Found
Plenary

Coss Dialogue

Designing for Plurality in Democracy by Building Reflexivity

Josina Vink, Oslo School of Architecture and Design
Submitted Papers

King’s Onto-Relationality of Persons as a Transcendental Norm for Democratic Praxis

The Philosophy of Loyalty and Engineering Ethics
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM Eastern

Room B
Submitted Papers

Deep Democracy Matters for a Continuously Planning Cities: Pragmatist Insights from Dewey, Mead & Green

Peirce and the Problem of Securing Civic Virtue in a Democratic Republic
Plenary in Room ASubmitted Papers

Recovering the Story of Pragmatism in India: Bhimrao Ambedkar, John Dewey, and the Demands of Social Democracy

“Conjoint Communicated Experience”: Art as an Instrument of Democracy
01:00-01:45 PM Eastern

Room A
Lunch

Social Time in Room A

Lunch

Social Time in Room A

Executive Committee Meeting
Lunch

Social Time in Room A
02:00-03:15 PM Eastern

Room A
Invited Society

Philosophy Born of Struggle
Panel Discussion

Coss Dialogue Response
Plenary

Graduate Student Panel
02:00-03:15 PM Eastern

Room B
Submitted Papers

Addams on Pandemics, Public Health, Prostitution, and Democracy

Pragmatic Progress and the Improvement of Medical Knowledge for Global Health
Submitted Papers

Heaven on Earth: William James, Religious Pluralism, & the Democratic Ideal

James, Truth, and Post-Truth
Plenary in Room A
03:30-04:45 PM Eastern

Room A
Invited Society

Charles S. Peirce Society
Author Meets Critics

Harris’s A Philosophy of Struggle: The Leonard Harris Reader
Plenary

Founder’s Address

Shining Light on the “Eclipse Narrative”: Some Notes on Pragmatism in the 20th Century

Larry Hickman
Professor Emeritus, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
Director of the Center for Dewey Studies from 1993-2015
03:30-04:45 PM Eastern

Room B
Panel Discussion

Pragmatist Perspectives on Shared Governance and Reform in Higher Education
Invited Society

Society for Mexican American Philosophy
Plenary in Room A
05:00-06:15 PM Eastern

Room A
Author Meets Critics

Saito’s American Philosophy in Translation
Invited Society

Association of Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST)

Plenary

Business Meeting and Awards
05:00-06:15 PM Eastern

Room B
Submitted Papers

Validating Feminist Pragmatist Activism: Creating Space for New Iterations of Public Philosophy

Gender and Habit: Dewey and Young on Embodiment and Transformation
Panel Discussion

Philosophy of Education and Democracy in the US and Latin America: Juxtaposing Perspectives
Plenary in Room A
















06:30-07:30 PM Eastern

Room A
ReceptionJane Collective Meeting/Happy Hour in Room A
Reception
SAAP2021 Outline Program Draft

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