Trump, Philosophy, and American Politics: February 3
January 31, 2017
, Volume 63, No. 21
The Penn Center for Philosophy, Ethics and Public Affairs will be hosting Trump, Philosophy, and American Politics: Philosophical Implications of the 45th Presidency. This half-day conference on February 3 brings together scholars to discuss issues raised by the election, the transition from Obama Administration to Trump Administration and the early days of a Trump presidency. Speakers will examine the future rule of law, media, post-truth politics, race in the election and much more.
This event at Claudia Cohen Hall on Friday, February 3, from noon to 6 p.m. is free and open to the public.
Moderator: Jon Ehrens (WHYY)
Elisabeth Camp (Rutgers University): Varieties of Manipulative Meaning in Trumpian Talk
Claire Finkelstein (University of Pennsylvania): The Trump Administration and the Future of the Rule of Law
Alex Guerrero (Rutgers University): Institutional Sanity as a Political Value: Five Questions for Electoral Democracy
Eugene Kiely (FactCheck.org): The Media and Donald Trump
Lisa Miracchi (University of Pennsylvania): Liberals Own Up: Diagnosing Our Intellectual Role in Producing Post-Truth Politics
David Livingstone Smith (University of New England): The Politics of Salvation
Quayshawn Spencer (University of Pennsylvania): The Rise of Trump... How Did Race Matter?
Jason Stanley (Yale University): Authoritarian Propaganda
Kenneth A. Taylor (Stanford University): Philosophy and Resistance in the Age of Trump