2nd Annual UConn Philosophy Graduate Conference - "The A Priori"

February 20, 2016
UConn Philosophy Graduate Student Association, University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
United States

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Keynote speakers:

Elijah Chudnoff
University of Miami


Hanna Gunn
University of Connecticut
Nathan Kellen
University of Connecticut

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The Philosophy Graduate Student Association at the University of Connecticut is proud to announce its second annual graduate conference in philosophy, to be held 20 February 2016. The topic of this year’s conference is “The A Priori“. We’re pleased to announce that Elijah Chudnoff (Miami) will be our keynote speaker.

We welcome papers on the conference topic theme, including (but not limited to):

  • the possibility of a priori knowledge
  • the status of a priori knowledge
  • a priori knowledge and justification
  • the a priori in specific areas of philosophy (e.g. ethics, philosophy of mind)

Submission Deadline

December 31st, 2015

Submission Requirements

Talks will be 30 minutes long, so please keep submissions to 3500 words or less.

Submissions will be blind reviewed. Please submit a PDF and RTF of your document.
    Note: .doc and .docx are strongly discouraged.

Please include a cover letter with your paper including your name (please initial your name for the blind process, e.g. J.J. Smith), institution, email, paper title, paper word count, and an abstract for the paper.


We unfortunately do not have funds to support travel, but will arrange for accommodations with UConn graduate students for all speakers (and will endeavour to do so for any visitors who request it).

Send submissions and any questions to: uconnphilosophygrad@gmail.com.

This conference is possible due to generous support from the UConn Graduate Student Senate.

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