Tuesday, October 21, 2014

SLCC hosts International Philosophical Conference

Salt Lake Community College will host the 17th annual International Philosophical Conference Oct. 30-31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day in the Multipurpose Room at South City Campus, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City.

The topic of this year's conference is "The Moral Challenges of Nietzsche's Nihilism." The keynote speaker for the faculty session is Dr. Paul van Tongeren, professor of moral philosophy at Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands. The keynote speaker for the student session will be Dr. John Richardson from New York University. Special guests include Dr. Werner Stegmaier from the University of Greifswald and Dr. Elijah Millgram from the University of Utah.

For more information or for students interested in submitting a paper (an original work along with a 15-minute presentation during the student session) on this year's topic, visit www.slccnietzsche.wix.com/slccphilosophyconf.