Varieties of Intentionality

The 2019 Hannah Arendt and Reiner Schurmann Annual Symposium in Political Philosophy

Conference Dates:
Friday May 10 and Saturday May 11

Conference Location:
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center
Arnhold Hall, Room 1202
55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Zed Adams at

Conference Schedule

Friday May 10
    1pm: Rachel Goodman (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
    Introductory Overview

    1:30pm: Jake Quilty-Dunn (University of Oxford)
    On Elisabeth Camp's "Putting Thoughts to Work"

    4:30pm: John Kulvicki (Darmouth College)
    On Jacob Beck's "Perception is Analog"
Saturday May 11
    1pm: Jacob Beck (York University)
    On Jake Quilty-Dunn's "Perceptual Pluralism"

    4pm: Elisabeth Camp (Rutgers University)
    On John Kulvicki's "Modeling the Meanings of Pictures"

The Five Essential Readings for the Conference

The conference is predicated on the assumption that everyone in attendance will have read all five of these essays:

Some Helpful Background Readings

Here are ten additional readings that help to fill in some of the background to the topics that will be discussed at the conference. Those new to these topics might start with the Kulvicki, Camp, and Giardino and Greenberg readings, and then move on to the others.

Further Readings