CFP: 9th Annual UAPA Graduate Philosophy Conference

Submission deadline: February 15, 2016

Conference date(s):
April 23, 2016

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, University at Albany Philosophical Association
Albany, United States

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***Call for Papers***

Philosophy of Mind

9th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference, University at Albany-State University of New York

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Keynote speaker: Dr. Joseph Levine, UMass Amherst

Deadline for submissions: Monday, February 15th, 2016

Papers are invited from graduate students working in any area of philosophy of mind. Paper topics may include, but are certainly not limited to: materialism, dualism, epiphenomenalism, consciousness, free will, agency, knowledge arguments, AI, explanatory gap problems, models of the mind, functionalism, computational theories of the mind, mental causation, or the relationship between philosophy and brain science. Papers should be suitable for a 25 to 30 minute presentation (approximately 3,000-4,000 words).

All submissions should be prepared for blind review and should include a separate document containing the following information: your name, paper title, an abstract of approximately 100 to 250 words, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, phone number, and where you saw this call for papers. Please submit papers via e-mail with “2016 Conference Submission” in the subject line. Acceptable formats are MS Word documents, RTF files, or PDF files. Please send submissions to [email protected].


Please note: Housing can be provided for graduate student speakers. In addition, conference registration and all meals on the day of the conference are free for all conference attendees.

Submission deadline: Monday, February 15th, 2016

For more information about the conference or about the submission requirements, please contact Sydney Faught at [email protected]

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