Andrew Potter commented on the Marginal Revolution blog:
this upcoming philosophy/ethics conference ... seems to me to capture everything that is wrong with the field: A complete failure to grasp the hilarity of the conference title. Among the topics to be discussed:
# The nature of death.
# Definitions and criteria.
# Human, animal and plant death.
# The irreversibility of death.
# Death, the mind and the brain.
# Posthumous harms.
# Death and non-existence.
# Issues concerning personhood.
# Death’s badness.
Death's badness?? DO TELL!!
They should hold this at the U of T in Austin, and call it "Death and Texas".