The Philosophy Graduate Student Association of Florida State University is now accepting submissions for their Sixth Annual Graduate Conference on Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and Agency. The conference will take place on October 6th and 7th, 2017. Keynote speakers will be David Shoemaker and Michael McKenna.
Graduate Student Events
The Minorities and Philosophy chapter at Florida State University, is pleased to announce the 11th Annual M.A.P Graduate Student Philosophy Conference to be held on Friday, March 31st, 2017. This year we are greatly pleased to have Anita Superson (University of Kentucky) as our keynote speaker. If you have any further questions please contact Rachel Amoroso at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstract: Marilyn Frye makes two claims in “Oppression” that I will address. First she makes the insight that oppression need not always have an identifiable causal agent, but may be the situational result of a system or confluence of environmental and circumstantial factors (Frye 2014 , 377). This would mean that many individuals and persons are oppressed without there being an identifiable oppressor which we can quantify or to whom we can point. Secondly, Frye claims that men are not oppressed as men, but only insofar as they are members of particular groups (Frye 2014 , 38
The conference takes place in Dodd Hall Auditorium. For more details see, https://fsuphilconference.wordpress.com.