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Announcement: Marilynfest, A Conference in Honor of Marilyn Adams

Thursday, March 13 2014 CST - Friday, March 14 2014 CST

Department of Philosophy, Georgetown University
Washington DC 20057
United States

All speakers:
Andrew Chignell
Cornell University
Richard Cross
University of Notre Dame
Keith DeRose
Yale University
Mark Henninger
Georgetown University
Brian Leftow
Oxford University
Calvin Normore
UCLA
Laurie Paul
UNC Chapel Hill
Derk Pereboom
Cornell University
Giorgio Pini
Fordham University
Marleen Rozemond
University of Toronto
Houston Smit
University of Arizona
Cecilia Trifogli
Oxford University

Organisers:
Mark Henninger
Georgetown University
Thomas Ward
Loyola Marymount University
Scott Williams
Centre College

Topic areas
Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
Metaphysics
Philosophy of Religion

Everyone is welcome. If interested in attending, please get in touch with one of the organizers.

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