Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Teaching X-phi session at APA Pacific meeting

Doubtless many of you are enjoying the Marriott Meat Market, er, APA Eastern meeting in New York. But for those of you headed to the Pacific meeting in San Francisco three months, the APA Committee on Teaching Philosophy has put together an intriguing session on teaching experimental philosophy. Details below the fold ....

APA Committee Session: Experimental Philosophy in the Classroom

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Arranged by the APA Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy

Chair:Alexandra Bradner (Denison University)

Speakers:Emily Esch (College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University)

Chris Weigel (Utah Valley University)

“Experimental Philosophy in Introduction to Philosophy: Opportunities and Challenges”

Joshua May (University of California–Santa Barbara)

“Philosophy 101 and Experimental Philosophy”

Kevin L. Timpe (Northwest Nazarene University)

“Polling as Pedagogy: Experimental Philosophy in a Metaphysics Course”

Richard Kamber (The College of New Jersey)

“Teaching Aesthetics with Experimental Philosophy”

Commentator:Eddy Nahmias (Georgia State University)

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