Nammour Philosophy Symposium

April 20-21, 2010

THE MEANING OF SUCCESS

Tuesday April 20th

9-10:15 am                           Keynote Address: The Meaning of Success 
 Emrys Westacott, Alfred University
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10:30am - 12:30 pm            Stages, Standards, and Misconceptions
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Women’s Career Success: Looking Through the Kaleidoscope
Rachel August, Sacramento State

Wisdom and the Negotiation of Standards for Evaluating Success         
 Mark Alfino, Gonzaga University

The Myth of the Self-Made Man: The Significance of Luck, Privilege, and Community in Success and Failure
 Jeremy Garrett, Sacramento State
 

1:30-3:30 pm                        Authenticity and the Art of Failure
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In Praise of Failure
Garret Merriam, University of Southern Indiana

Existential Success: Heidegger on Being a Self
Will Smith, Seattle University

Failure is More than an Option: On When and Why We Should Stop Trying
Christina Bellon, Sacramento State

 Wednesday April 21st

10:30 am-12:30 pm             Alumni Panel: Reflections on Success
Alumni participants: John Peloquin, Rachael Lamkin, Chris Miguel and Lance Kennix
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1:30-3:30 pm                        Success and Determination
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Wax on Wax Off: Indirect Success from Demosthenes to Peyton Manning
Russell DiSilvestro, Sacramento State

Success and the Scientific Image of Human Agency
Philip Robichaud, Rice University

Have Goal, Will Get Groin Kicked: Why Goals Prevent Success 
Rick Schubert, Cosumnes River College