Overheard at the 2014 APA Eastern / Open Thread

Overheard at the 2014 APA Eastern / Open Thread


This could be a terrible idea. Let’s find out!

Any and all attendees of the 2014 APA Eastern are welcome to post their observations, news, comments, complaints, quips, etc., about stuff going on there, here.

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Here Is A Name
Here Is A Name
6 years ago

I am not there but prior experience suggests flagrant abuse of ‘it is my intuition that…’Report

E
E
6 years ago

“I haven’t read that paper but it’s terrible and poorly argued.”Report

Christy Mag Uidhir
6 years ago

Given that you’ve zero formal pedagogical training, can you say a bit more about that half-baked melange of lies, bullshit, and fantasy fiction you call a teaching philosophy?Report

m
m
6 years ago

a guy in the row in front of me seemed to have “esse est percipi” tattooed on his wrist. i really wish it had said “esse est. 1983” (or whatever year he was born).Report

Owen Flanagan
Owen Flanagan
6 years ago

Great Saturday evening session on African-African American Political Philosophy. Tommy Shelby, Charles Mills, and Robert Gooding-Williams on racial justice. Deep and practical.Report

cogitated
cogitated
6 years ago

“a guy in the row in front of me seemed to have “esse est percipi” tattooed on his wrist. i really wish it had said “esse est. 1983″ (or whatever year he was born).”

Or more like… “natus sum 1983”Report

Amelia Wirts
Amelia Wirts
6 years ago

Overheard at the APA: “He has singlehandedly taken Berkeley scholarship back one hundred years!”Report

Honest Abe
Honest Abe
6 years ago

“Imagine a fictional play about Abraham Lincoln in which the heavily fictionalized character of Abraham Lincoln is being played by the real Abraham Lincoln…”Report

Dale Miller
6 years ago

So it’s your intuition that that’s what they’re saying? 🙂Report

Kathryn Pogin
Kathryn Pogin
6 years ago

I’m not there, but I’m pretty sure I know tattoo-guy. If you see him, you should say hi. He’s cool.Report

m
m
6 years ago

“You can see we’re doing this in a Goldilocks kind of way: the first bed was too soft, the second bed was too soft and too weird, the third bed is going to turn out to be too hard.”Report

Rose
Rose
6 years ago

Shoe shine guy in the lobby to a client: business has been really slow this weekend.
Person standing nearby: your problem is that the hotel is full of philosophers right now, and none of them care how they look!Report

Manyul Im
6 years ago

“I don’t have anything against religion but, man, those philosophers of religion are the worst!”Report