Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NASPH 2015 Papers

Papers that will be presented in Philadelphia are posted below. (The several remaining submissions will be posted as their updated versions become available.)  To enhance discussion we encourage participants to read papers in advance.

David Vessey, "Gadamer, MacIntyre, Phronesis and the Practice of Philosophical Education"

Cynthia Nielsen, "Gadamer on the Event of Art, the Other, and a Gesture Toward a Gadamerian Approach to Avant-Garde Jazz"  

John Arthos, "Gadamer's Radicality"

Joseph Francis Gruber, "Hermeneutics, Platonism, and Metaphysics: Pareyson and Gadamer"

Nicholas Davey, "Hermeneutics of Practice: Towards an Epistemology of Participation"

P. Christopher Smith, "'A Man not a Man ...': Aeneid VI and the Hermeneutics of Ambiguity"

Monday, August 3, 2015

Conference Program for NASPH 2015

The conference program for the 2015 meeting of NASPH is available here.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The updated cfp for the 2015 NASP meeting in Philadelphia is available here.  Please note the addition of Maria Acosta as a confirmed invited speaker.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

The revised cfp for the 2015 NASPH meeting in Philadelphia, September 17-19 may be found here.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015


The Call for Papers for the 2015 NASPH meeting in Philadelphia, September 17-19 can be found here. Papers must be submitted by June 1, 2015.  Confirmed invited speakers include John Sallis, Fred Dallmayr, James Risser, Robert Dostal, Niall Keane, and Sean Kirkland.

Friday, October 24, 2014

NASPH at SPEP 2014

Thanks to all who joined us at our session at SPEP in New Orleans on Hermeneutics and Latin American Philosophy.  Special thanks to our speakers, Eduardo Mendieta, Omar Rivera, and Alejandro Vallega.  Please find the program here.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

NASPH 2014 Updates and Papers

Please find here the papers that will be presented at NASPH 2014 in Roanoke, as they become available. To enhance discussion we recommend that participants read them ahead of time.

Tsutomu Ben Yagi:  "Birth in Language: The Coming-into-Language as a Mark of Non-Difference"
Joseph Gruber:  "Gadamer's Use of Plato and the Challenge of Topic Selection"
David Vessey: "Gadamer's INterpretive Practice: Phenomena as Question Raising"
Ben Crowe: "Dilthey's Theory of World-views and the Formation of a Modern Lebenstimmung"

The full program and conference information are in posts below.

Travel from Hotel to Campus:
Participants will be picked up at the Hotel Roanoke at 8:20 a.m. on both Friday Sept. 12 and Saturday Sept. 13 by Executive Town Car service (a 15 passenger van), and dropped off in front of the Antrim Chapel on campus at Roanoke College, on High Street. The building our conference is in (Colket Center) is a short walk across the quad from that drop off point.

Participants will be picked up outside of Antrim Chapel on campus at 5:45 p.m. on both Friday Sept 12 and Saturday Sept 13 to return to the Hotel Roanoke.