Consciousness and Explanation

May 16, 2015
Philosophy, Renmin University of China

59 Zhongguancun Street
Beijing 100872

View the Call For Papers


Paul Thagard
University of Waterloo


Daniel Lim
Renmin University of China

Topic areas

Talks at this conference

Add a talk


We invite graduate students and young faculty to submit papers in any area of analytic philosophy, but preference will be given to papers in philosophy of science (regarding explanation) and philosophy of mind (regarding consciousness).

Papers should be suitable for 20-25 minute presentations (3,000-4,000 words) and made ready for blind review. Submissions should also include a cover letter with the following information: (i) author name, (ii) email, (iii) institution, (iv) paper topic, (v) word count, and (vi) an abstract (150 words).

** 1,200 RMB prize for best student paper and a 600 RMB prize for the runner-up.

** There are a limited number of travel/accommodations grants available for students in China outside Beijing, if interested please specify this in your email.

** Select papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of Frontiers of Philosophy in China.

Submissions should be emailed to:

[email protected]

Be sure to attach your paper and cover letter as .doc(x) or .pdf files. Notices of acceptance will be sent by April 30, 2015.

Supporting material

Add supporting material (slides, programs, etc.)




Who is attending?

No one has said they will attend yet.

Will you attend this event?

Let us know so we can notify you of any change of plan.