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The 33rd North Texas
Heidegger Symposium

Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, 2015
The University of Dallas
Irving, Texas

Organized by the Dallas Area Seminar on European Inquiry (DASEIN)


rofessor Richard Owsley
founded the North Texas
Heidegger Symposium in
1980, and hosted it for over
twenty years.

He also helped to develop the
Department of Philosophy and
Religious Studies at the
University of North Texas.

Although he retired in 1995,
he continued to teach and
participate in philosophical
discourse until shortly before
his death.

In December of 1999, Professor
Owsley was elected president
of the Karl Jaspers Society.
In April of 2000, he
delivered his last opening
address at the 20th Heidegger
Symposium, on "The Meaning
of Truth in Husserl and

Richard Owsley died on February 16, 2003, at the age of 79.

photo courtesy Robyn Lee



Krzysztof Ziarek of SUNY Buffalo, will present our Ninth Richard Owsley Memorial Address, and the program will tentatively include the following speakers:

Ted George, Texas A&M University
Wanda Torres-Gregory, Simmons College (Boston)
Will McNeill, DePaul University
Sean Kirkland, DePaul University
Jeffrey Powell, Marshall University
Mirela Oliva, University of St. Thomas (Houston)
Peter Warnek, University of Oregon
Andrew Mitchell, Emory University
Robert Wood, University of Dallas
Frank Scalambrino, University of Dallas
Charles Bambach, University of Texas at Dallas

A copy of this year's program is available here.

Conference Fee: The conference fee, from which we derive most of the income for the Symposium, will be $40.00 ($20.00 for students).

Checks made out to "Heidegger Symposium" or "NTHS" may be sent to Rod Coltman, Professor of Philosophy, Division of Communications and Humanities, Collin College
2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas 75074

or, choose the appropriate category from the menu below and click on the "add to cart" button below to pay online.

Fee Category

Because we may not have computer access during the conference, fees will be accepted at registration by check or in cash. Registration forms will be available at the conference.


The conference is organized by the Dallas Area Seminar on European Inquiry (DASEIN). Contact Rod Coltman at Collin College for further information.

The 2015 North Texas Heidegger Symposium is sponsored by The University of Dallas


Travel and Accommodation

There are a limited number of rooms still available at our semi-official hotel, the Wyndham Las Colinas, and that the rate will be $79 for a regular room and $99 for a suite. The hotel number is 972-650-1600. You should mention the University of Dallas when booking. Should the Wyndham turn out to be either full or too expensive, you'll find a list of other possible hotels nearby here:

Dallas/Fort Worth International is the closest airport to the conference, but the University of Dallas is also convenient to Love Field. Local maps are available on the home pages of both airports.




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