CFP: Conceptions of Causality and Freedom in the History of Metaphysics

Submission deadline: February 15, 2014

Conference date(s):
April 2, 2014

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Conference Venue:

National University of Ireland Galway
Galway, Ireland

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Graduate Student Workshop in Traditional Metaphysics at the National University of Ireland, Galway

The Philosophy Department of the National University of Ireland, Galway, invites submissions to a Graduate Student Workshop in traditional metaphysics (the history of metaphysics as well as approaches continuous with it) focusing on the central notions causality and freedom. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together graduate scholars engaging metaphysical, epistemological and moral issues surrounding freedom and causality in the history of metaphysics broadly understood. Submissions can include: relevant topics from ancient, medieval scholastic or early modern metaphysics, Kant or post-Kantian metaphysics, metaphysics of process, contemporary metaphysics (e.g. engagements with essentialism, intrinsicality, causal powers, or modal notions), etc.

Submission Guidelines

Submissions should include a .doc/.docx or .pdf file containing information about the author (name and contact details) and an abstract of 400-1000 words. Submissions should be emailed to: [email protected]

Deadline for Submission

15th February 2014

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