Conference and Annual General Meeting
The first annual conference of the CSPP will be
held on October 30, 1999 at the University of Guelph, Ontario, under
the auspices of the annual congress of the Ontario Philosophical Society.
The Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held on the same day
at the conclusion of the CSPP conference, with final voting for the Executive
and announcements of the results followed by a meeting of those members of the
Board who are able to attend. Admission
to the Conference is free to the public as well as members, while the Society
business meeting will be open to all members.
Both sessions will be held in the same room on campus, to be announced.
Confirmation of the full agenda and times for presentations will soon
be posted to all members when finalized, as will details on the forthcoming
election period. Provisionally
included in the conference agenda, possibly to be
supplemented with additional presentations, are the following:
Dr. Stephen Hare “Pitfalls of Counselling for
Dr. Jon Mills
“In Search of a Method: New Directions in Philosophical
Dr. Mark Letteri “Thinking, Philosophical
Counseling, and the Purity of Philosophical Method”
Hakam Al-Shawi Reply to Mills and Letteri
Travel Assistance to Members
CSPP members who wish to attend the
conference but who live outside the province and who have difficulty meeting
expenses for the trip may apply to receive limited financial support towards
the cost of their travel, to be paid from CSPP general revenues.
The Executive will adjudicate applications.
Please submit by mail your application for assistance, including a
letter of explanation, postmarked no later than August 21.
The application should be addressed to the Secretary, Hakam Al-Shawi,
#915-15 Vicora Linkway, Don Mills, Ont. M3C 1A8.
At the invitation of Richard Jones, Dr. Peter
Raabe now authors a regular monthly column on philosophical counselling for
the on-line Philosophy News Service. The
text of Raabe’s first item written for the News Service is available at:
Mills, Psy. D., Ph.D. has
opened a private practice in philosophical counselling in Toronto and is
looking to see if other members are interested in starting a consortium in
the Toronto area that would provide a variety of philosophical services to
the general public. For those interested, Mills invites inquiries at (416)
488-2682 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Mills’
paper, “Ethical Considerations and Training Recommendations for
Philosophical Counselling,” has been accepted for publication in the International
Journal of Applied Philosophy and will appear in the Fall 1999 issue.
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