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Conferences and Symposia


Date: 7–9 October 1996
Organization: Society for the Philosophic Study of Genocide and the Holocaust
Theme: Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz and Genocide: Philosophical Challenges
Location: Bonn
Contact: Alan Rosenberg, Philosophy, Queen’s College, Flushing, NY 11367, U.S.A.

United Kingdom

Date: 20–22 September 1996
Organization: Royal Institute of Philosophy
Theme: Thought and Language
Location: University of Reading
Contact: John Preston, Philosophy, University of Reading, Reading RG6 2AA, England

U. S. A

Date: 8–10 August 1996
Description: Eleventh Annual Conference on Computing and Philosophy
Location: Carnegie Mellon University
Contact: Robert Cavalier, Center for the Advancement of Applied Ethics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Date: 9–15 August 1966
Organization: Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World
Description: Meeting
Location: Estes Park, Colorado
Contact: Sally Scholz, Philosophy, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085 (e-mail:

Date: 15–18 August 1996
Organization: North American Society for Social Philosophy
Location: St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin
Contact: Cheryl Hughes, Philosophy, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN 47933-0352

Date: 23–25 August 1996
Organization: CEREC Center of Southeast Florida
Description: Clinical Ethics Seminar
Theme: Ethical Issues in the Care of Incompetent Patients
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Contact: Dr. Jos V.M. Welie, CEREC Center of Southeast Florida, P.O. Box 292932, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33329 (Tel/Fax: 305-424-9304;

Date: 19–20 September 1996
Organization: Merleau-Ponty Circle
Theme: Merleau-Ponty, Perception, and the History of Philosophy
Location: University of Memphis
Contact: Leonard Lawlor, Philosophy, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152

Date: 26–28 September 1996
EVENT: 1996 Spindel Conference
Theme: Rethinking Sex and Gender
Location: University of Memphis
Contact: Tina Chanter, Philosophy, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152

Date: 10–12 October 1996
Organization: Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Description: Meeting
Location: Georgetown University
Contact: Debra Bergoffen, Philosophy and Religious Studies, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444 (e-mail:

Date: 1–2 November 1996
Description: End-of-Life Care in Managed Health Care Systems: State of the Art in Ethics and Quality of Care
Location: Minneapolis
Contact: Steven Miles, Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 5541-3074 (e-mail:

Date: 14–17 November 1996
Organization: Radical Philosophy Association
Description: 2nd National/International Conference
Theme: Globalization from Below
Location: Purdue University
Contact: Radical Philosophy Association, 65 Tory Fort Lane, Worcester, MA 01602

Date: 27–30 December 1996
Organization: American Philosophical Association—Eastern Division (APA)
Description: Meeting
Location: Atlanta
Contact: American Philosophical Association, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716

Networks and Local Groups

Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry

Organization: Local Chapters (United States)

Description: Cleveland, Ohio
Contact: Michael Alan Schwartz, Department of Psychiatry, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

Description: Dallas, Texas
Contact: John Z. Sadler, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas,5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235-9070

Description: New Haven, Connecticut
Contact: James Phillips, 88 Noble Avenue, Milford, CT 06460

Description: New York, New York
Contact: Donald Mender, P.O. Box 1875, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163

Description: Seattle, Washington
Contact: Mark D. Sullivan, Department of Psychiatry, RP-10, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195

Society for Philosophy and the Science of Psyche, Berlin, Germany

Contact: Christian Kupke, Leibnir Str. 86, D-10625, Berlin; Dr. Martin Heinze, Department for Social Psychiatry, Platanenalle 19, D-14050, Berlin

Network for Bioethics

Description: Centre D’Etudes Sur La Reconnaissance De La Personne Humaine-C.E.R.P.H. (Centre for Human Personhood Recognition Studies)
Contact: Dr. P. Goube de Laforest, C.E.R.P.H., BP 577, 86021 Poitiers, France (tel: (33) 49 46 17 30; fax: (33) 49 44 38 36)

Description: Inter-Seminary Institute at the City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute: The Inter-Seminary Institute at the City of Hope offers training in caring for seriously ill people for clergy, including psychosocial, ethical...

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