Reminder CFP: Special Issue: Diversity in Philosophy (deadline: Apr. 30, 2020)

We are soliciting papers for a special issue of Symposion: Theoretical and Applied Inquiries in Philosophy and Social Sciences, for publication in November 2020, on the broad topic of diversity in philosophy. Symposion is a fully open-access journal, which we hope will mean that the contributions will reach a wide audience including those with no or limited access […]

CFP: Wild Animal Ethics, St. Andrews, Sept. 24-25, 2020 (deadline: May 31, 2020)

The Senate Room, University of St. Andrews Organisers: Ben Sachs, Mara van der Lugt Confirmed Speakers Alasdair Cochrane (University of Sheffield) Julia Driver (University of Texas-Austin/University of St. Andrews) Molly Gardner (Bowling Green State University) Oscar Horta (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela) Josh Milburn (University of Sheffield) Mara van der Lugt (University of St. Andrews) […]

CFP: FEMMSS 8: Changing Cultures, Changing Sciences, University of Waterloo, Aug. 20-23, 2020 (deadline: Mar. 15, 2020)

Submission deadline: March 15, 2020 Acceptance decisions will be available in early April 2020 Submissions are invited for the eighth meeting of The Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics, and Science Studies (FEMMSS) to be held at the University of Waterloo, August 20 – 23 2020. This conference welcomes submissions from across the disciplines. FEMMSS is […]

CFP: Diverse Families, One Law? University of Bern, Nov. 9-10, 2020 (deadline: Mar. 31, 2020)

Keynote: Elizabeth Brake Today’s families differ widely in their form, internal organisation, lifestyle and values. At the same time, liberal states are in need of binding rules that serve to protect individuals’ and particularly children’s rights. Challenges arise when liberal values or socially recognized norms conflict with particular ways of organising family life, for instance, […]

CFP: Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection Across Disciplines, University of Warwick, Jun. 19-20, 2020 (deadline: Apr. 20. 2020)

We invite abstracts on topics including, but not limited to: Forms enslavement across time from Antiquity to today. Figuration and representation of enslaved people and/or slavery and more broadly subjugation in the arts (music, visual and performing arts, film, tv and media studies, theatre and drama, literature and graphic novels, etc.) (Hi)Stories of slavery and […]

CFP: Philosophical Perspectives on Aging: Vulnerability and Imperfection, Rome, May 25-26, 2020 (deadline: Mar. 2, 2020)

The seminar will develop philosophical perspectives on aging and the life course. One central focus is vulnerability and imperfection. Elderly people are standardly categorized as vulnerable, but vulnerability tends to be understood in a narrowly biomedical way, rather than being seen as a part of life, conceived biographically and existentially and tied to the life […]

CFP: 14th Annual Texas Tech Graduate Philosophy Conference: Philosophy of Race, Texas Tech University, Apr. 23-25, 2020 (deadline: Feb. 28, 2020)

Keynote Speaker: Charles W. Mills (CUNY-The Graduate Center) Summary: We are interested in promoting scholarship related but not limited to historical, normative, metaphysical, epistemic, and linguistic questions surrounding race in America. Submissions from current graduate students in any area related to the philosophy of race are welcome (Including papers about, e.g. ethnicity, immigration, etc.). Submission Guidelines: Papers should be between 3,000-3,800 words […]