CFP: Rice & University of Houston Annual Philosophy Graduate Conference
Submission deadline: August 15, 2023
November 17, 2023 - November 18, 2023
Department of Philosophy, Rice University
Houston, United States
We are pleased to announce the second annual Rice University of Houston Graduate Student Conference to be held November 17-18, 2023. The conference’s theme is “Mind, Value, and Moral Psychology.” John Doris is our keynote speaker. The conference fills a gap between value theory, philosophy of mind, and moral psychology. But in general, any article in one of these realms is welcome. Papers topics include, but are not limited to:
-Empirical research and virtue
-Philosophy of specific virtues
Mind and Value
-Intersection of philosophy of mind and moral psychology
-Consciousness and ethics
-How are we motivated?
-What is praiseworthy moral motivation?
Philosophy of Emotion
-Theories of Emotion
-Philosophy of Specific Emotions
-The role of suffering in the moral life
-Conditions for responsibility
-Responsibility and reactive attitudes
Moral Psychology in the History of Philosophy
-Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern philosophers and moral psychology
Please send an abstract of no more than 500 words to: [email protected]
The main paper should be no more than 4000 words and suitable for a 20-25 min presentation. Successful applicants will be informed by September 2nd.
For more information, visit https://riceuhconference.blogs.rice.edu/
There will be 4-5 graduate students presenting each day followed by commentary from graduate student commentators. All the papers are peer-reviewed. The first day will end up with a roundtable: philosophers and psychologists will discuss a subject in moral psychology. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided for all speakers and commentators.