CFP: APEIRON - Student Journal of Philosophy (Portugal) "Philosophy, War and Democracy" w/ N. Chomsky

Submission deadline: March 19, 2017

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Call for Papers:

"Apeiron" - a portuguese journal of philosophy organized by the students of the University of Minho invites students from all the levels of study for contributions for papers.

The main goal of Apeiron is to give an opportunity to young researchers to have a plataform to publish early works on several topics. 

The main target have been the portuguese students; but from now on we will have a special place dedicated to publish papers in english.

This nr. 10 will be focused on "Philosophy, War and Democracy", and will be having the participation of a special guest: Professor Noam Chomsky (MIT)    

Special Guests: Luaty Beirão and Marcos Mavungo                             

Specifically, we are searching for proposals on the following topics: 

1) History and Philosophy of Democracy;

2) Validity and Justification of Democracy;

3) What is the War?

4) Just War Theory;

5) Relationship between Democracy and War;

6) Freedom and Democracy;

7) Is War ever justified?

8)  How to justify the use of military force to implement Democracy?

9) The Foreign Policy and the role of NATO;

10) The World Wars and their role in Democracy;

11) The role of Mass Propaganda in Democracy;

Other issues that fall under the general discussion.

Target: Undergraduate Students, Masters Students or Ph.D. Students.

- Due: March 19, 2017.
- Notification of accepted proposals:  March 30, 2017.

 Submit your proposal to [email protected] or [email protected]

Note: "Apeiron" doesn't have a formal scientific committee or a blind-review system. However, should the editor need help, he will, informally, aks a Portuguese expert of the topic for such. 

"Apeiron" is published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing.

For questions, please contact us at - [email protected]

Thank you for your consideration.

Steven S. Gouveia (Editor) 

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