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Midwest Philosophy Colloquium

36th Annual Midwest Philosophy Colloquium

April 6, 2012

Honor and Ethics

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Keynote Speakers

Laurie M. Johnson
  • Political Science, Kansas State University
  • Thomas Hobbes: Turning Point for Honor
Lad Sessions
  • Philosophy, Washington and Lee University
  • Honor For Us: A Philosophical Analysis, Interpretation and Defense
9:15 a.m. Chancellor’s Welcome
9:30 a.m. Ryan Rhodes (Oklahoma) “Honor and the Moral Value of Reputation”
10:30 a.m. Stephen Mathis (Wheaton) “Justifying Academic Honor Codes”
11:30 a.m. Shannon French (Case Western) “Honor Through the Ages: Differing Conceptions of a Key Concept at the Heart of the Warrior’s Code”
2:00 p.m. Laurie Johnson (Kansas State) “Honor in Today’s America”
3:15 p.m. Frank Stewart (Hebrew University) “An Anthropologist Looks at Honor”
4:30 p.m. Lad Sessions (Washington and Lee) “Honor, Morality, Brotherhood”

This conference is held under the auspices of the Midwest Philosophy Colloquium. For nearly four decades, the MPC has brought some of the foremost figures in Philosophy to the Minnesota prairie.