Department of Philosophy Alumni Conference

Open to current students and alumni!

2019 GW Department of Philosophy Alumni Conference

Faculty, current students and alumni are invited to the Department of Philosophy's one-day Alumni Conference filled with lively panel discussions. They will tackle a multitude of contemporary topics, while also providing unique opportunities for networking, interaction with philosophy experts, and opportunities for self-development.


  • 12–12:55 pm: Lunch, Introductions, and Opening Remarks (Tad Zawidzki)
  • 1–1:55 pm: Panel #1- Artificial Intelligence and Ethics (David DeGrazia)
  • 2–2:55 pm: Panel #2- Truth and Logic in Public Discourse (Eric Saidel)
  • 3–3:55 pm: Panel #3- Self-Knowledge and Self-Deception (Laura Papish)
  • 4–4:55 pm: Panel #4- Philosophy and Technology of Human Enhancement (Vanessa Wills)
  • 5:30–7 pm: Rooftop Wine and Cheese Reception
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