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Philosophy Spring Conference set

Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 22 - February 28, 1997

The Department of Philosophy will host its Fourteenth Annual Spring Conference March 7-9 at the Blacksburg Marriott.

The conference this year is devoted to Book VI of the Nicomachean Ethics and Aristotle's Theory of Intellectual Virtue.

On the conference program are D.S. Hutchinson (University of Toronto, "Intellectual Virtues in Context: Academy, Lyceum, Stoa"), Robert Bolton(Rutgers University, "Aristotle's Conception of Moral Knowledge"), L.A. Kosman (Haverford College, "The Virtues of Thought"), Marguerite Deslauriers (McGill University, "The Unity of the Virtues"), R.J. Hankinson (University of Texas, "Aristotle's Conception of Expertise"), Daniel T. Devereux (University of Virginia, "Contemplation and Action in Aristotle's Ethics"), Norman O. Dahl(University of Minnesota, "Practical Wisdom as a Practical and Intellectual Virtue"), Paula Gottlieb (University of Wisconsin, "The Virtue in Practical Reasoning"), and Mark Gifford (Virginia Tech, "The Political Dimension of Aristotle's Theory of Intellectual Virtue").

All events are open to the public. For more information, contact Mark Gifford(1-8485; MGifford@vt.edu) or Erin Greeley (EGreeley@vt.edu).