CFP: 5th International Congress of the Portuguese Philosophical Society

Submission deadline: May 1, 2023

Conference date(s):
September 14, 2023 - September 16, 2023

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, University of Évora
Évora, Portugal

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The Portuguese Philosophical Society, in partnership with the Philosophy Department of the University of Évora, organizes its 5th International Congress,  to be held in the city of Évora, at the University of Évora, on 14-16 September 2023. The Congress welcomes all researchers interested in presenting and discussing their research in all domains of philosophical studies. A large panel of Portuguese philosophers will be responsible for the scientific evaluation of the anonymous abstracts submitted. 

Invited Speakers:

  • Elisa Aaltola (University of Turkku)
  • Michael Marder (University of Basque Coutry (UPV-EHU))
  • Irene Borges Duarte (Universidade de Évora)
  • Sofia Miguens (Universidade do Porto)
  • Edward Casey (Stony Brook University)
  • Robert Bernasconi (Pennsylvania State University)

The Congress welcomes talks on any philosophical topic and according to any philosophical methodology. Talks should be associated to one of the following sections:

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

Epistemology / Philosophy of Knowledge

Ethics and Bioethics

History of Philosophy


Luso-Brazilian Philosophy

Metaphysics and Ontology

Phenomenological Philosophy

Philosophy and Gender

Philosophy of History

Philosophy of Language

Philosophy of Law

Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy of Nature and the Environment

Philosophy of Philosophy

Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy of Science

Political Philosophy

Teaching Philosophy

Submission of abstracts:

We accept abstracts written in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish. These must be prepared for blind refereeing and mention the section of the Congress the author wishes the talk to be a part of. Abstracts should aim at talks taking 20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussion.

Thematic Pannels:

Authors may propose thematic pannels comprising from 3 to 9 talks. Besides the content of each talk, abstracts for talks in pannels should also mention a title for the whole pannel and an author in charge of the pannel, who shall be its chair.

Pannels may be sponsored by research projects or units/centers.

Registration and submission of abstracts:ºCIF 

Scientific Comittee: 

Álvaro Balsas (Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Braga)

André Barata (Universidade da Beira Interior)

Diogo Ferrer (Universidade de Coimbra)

Fernanda Henriques (Universidade de Évora)

Irene Borges Duarte (Universidade de Évora)

João Cardoso Rosas (Universidade do Minho)

João Constâncio (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

João Pedroso Lima (Universidade de Évora)

José Meirinhos (Universidade do Porto)

Magda Costa Carvalho (Universidade dos Açores)

Olivier Feron (Universidade de Évora)

Ricardo Santos (Universidade de Lisboa)

Sofia Miguens (Universidade do Porto)

Viriato Soromenho-Marques (Universidade de Lisboa)

Organizing Committee:

Ângelo Milhano, Olivier Feron, Teresa Santos (U. Évora)

André Barata, António Lopes (SPF)


Participants: € 80,00

SPF Associates: € 50,00

Students (Bac, MA and PhD) and Unemployed: € 40,00

Student SPF Associates: 30€


Submission of proposals: 1 May

Communication of results: 15 June

Congress email: [email protected]

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