SUNY Oneonta

Department of Philosophy
160 Fitzelle Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820-4015

Phone: (607) 436-2456
Fax: (607) 436-2435





The conference and this volume depend on the contributions and good will of many. The following organizations and local merchants provided generous financial and/or professional assistance:

  • SUNY Oneonta Student Association
  • The Ninash Foundation
  • The Philosophy Club
  • The Marketing Club
  • Morris Conference Center
  • The Philosophy Department
  • Oneonta Philosophy Studies
  • Organization of Ancillary Services
  • The Paper Chase
  • Hannaford Foods
  • Price Chopper
  • Oneonta Bagel Company
  • Subway
  • Wal-Mart
  • Stoeger Florist
  • Wyckoff’s Florist
  • Alpine Ski Hut
  • Office Max
  • The Village Printer

Special appreciation is extended to:

  • Shen Pingde, David Jones, and Jennifer Manlowe for donating nearly a week of their precious time to our conference
  • Daniel Bristol for leadership and commitment as stu-dent chair of the conference planning committee
  • The rest of the1998/1999 conference planning commit-tee: Morgan Brenner, Cynthia Budka, Meghan Callahan, Kevin Curran, Howard Fitzpatrick, Gottlieb Jicha III, Denise Nicoletti, Keith Reischmann, and George Savvas
  • Marjorie Holling for secretarial support
  • Mark Ayotte, Morgan Brenner, Cynthia Budka, Meg-han Callahan, Gottlieb Jicha III, and Amanda Rasnick for editori-al assistance
  • SUNY Oneonta faculty for patiently reviewing and evaluat-ing a multitude of manuscripts—especially Michael Green, Michael Koch, Achim Ködder-mann, Ashok Malhotra, and Anthony Roda
  • SUNY Oneonta administration for support and encouragement—especially Dean Michael Merilan, Pro-vost Anne C. Federlein, and President Alan B. Dono-van
  • Parviz Morewedge, IGCS, SAGP, SSIPS, and Global Publications for financial and in-house support of this series

Finally, a heartfelt Thank You is extended to all the Pre-senters, Chairs, and Discussants—for without them there would have been no Conference.

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      • Professor Parviz Morewedge
        Global Publications, IGCS
        Binghamton University
        Binghamton, NY USA 13902-6000

        Phone: (607) 777-4495 or 6104; Fax: (607) 777-6132