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Three students presented research papers at the 8th Annual North Georgia Student Philosophy Conference, held April 8 and 9 at Kennesaw State University. All are students of Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin McCarthy.

Nicole Carnevale '12, of Cranston, RI, presented a paper titled "True Love v. Mere Desire: A Reflection on Affective Concerns as Explained by Socrates and Plato." She is a government and philosophy major, with a minor in Asian Studies, and graduated from Cranston High School West.

Mandy Lafond '12, of Derry, NH, presented a paper titled "Approaching the Field of Nihility: A Critical Analysis of 'Nishitani After Nietzsche'." She is an environmental studies/philosophy major, and a graduate of Pinkerton Academy.

Sam Tyler '11, of Longmont, CO, presented a paper titled "Tanabe & Levinas: Building Socio-Ethical Responsibility Through Nothingness and Radical Alterity." A philosophy major, he is a graduate of the Watershed School.

The Philosophy Student Association, conference organizer, was formed "to foster the social, academic and professional growth of undergraduate students engaged in philosophy."

Philosophy department web site

Posted: April 15, 2011

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