Join us September 29, 30, October 1, 2023, for the weekend-long event featuring presentations and discussions by guest speakers and Romanell fellows. Jerome C. Wakefield (NYU) delivers the keynote, “Boorse’s Biostatistical Account of Pathology vs. Wakefield’s Harmful Dysfunctional Account of Disorder".
Park Hall 141, UB North Campus
Friday September 29
6:00-8:00 pm Keynote Address #1: Jerry Wakefield (NYU), Topic
"Boorse’s Biostatistical Account of Pathology vs. Wakefield’s Harmful Dysfunctional Account of Disorder"
Saturday September 30
9:30-10:50 Nick Colgrove (Augusta University) “Theoretical Virtues and the Abortion Debate: A Comprehensive Method for Resolving Disagreement.”
11:00-12:20 David Shoemaker (Cornell) and Shaun Nichols (Cornell) “Personal Identity in the Wild: Identity Sourced Reasons in Bioethics.”
2:40-4:00 John Martin Fischer (University of California Riverside) “The Good of Immortality”
4:15-6:15 Keynote Address #2: Jerry Wakefield (NYU), Topic "Bob Spitzer's attempts to define mental disorder and Depathologize Homosexuality"
Sunday October 1
9:00-11:00 am Jerry Wakefield (NYU) Working Brunch (Marriot Hotel)
For more information or advanced copies of the papers contact David Hershenov at firstname.lastname@example.org