CFP: West Chester University Graduate Philosophy Conference on Bioethics

Submission deadline: March 20, 2017

Conference date(s):
April 22, 2017

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, West Chester University , West Chester University Philosophy Graduate Student Association
West Chester, United States

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West Chester University’s

Philosophy Graduate Student Association

The 12th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference On


Keynote Speaker:
Chalmers C. Clark, PhD
College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University

Saturday, April 22nd 2017 West Chester University West Chester, PA

Submission of Proposals: We welcome all proposals addressing themes within the discipline of Bioethics (broadly construed) including such themes as Reproduction and Abortion, Life and Death Issues, Neuroethics and Dementia, Allocation of Resources and Social Justice, Public Health, Human Experimentation and Animal Experimentation, Issues within the Practice of Healthcare including Trust, Truth-Telling, Informed Consent, Patient Autonomy, Conflicts of Interest and Confidentiality, Gender, Race, and Cultural issues. While there is a growing interest in Western-oriented bioethics, we encourage submissions from Asian, African, and other viewpoints.

Graduate Student and Faculty Submissions: Please email an abstract of no more than 550 words in a file prepared for blind review, meaning without any personal identifying information. In the body of the e-mail include author’s name, paper title, institutional affiliation, faculty or graduate student status, address, phone number, and email address. Final papers should be of a length that permits a 20-25 minute presentation.

Undergraduate Student Submissions: Please submit a paper, formatted with double- spaced, numbered pages, 3000 words maximum (not counting notes) in a file prepared for blind review as described above. Include in a separate file an abstract of no more than 250 words. In the body of the e-mail include author’s name, paper title, institutional affiliation, address, phone number, and word count for the paper. Time for presentation will be 15 to 20 minutes.

The submission deadline is

March 20, 2017

Email your submissions to: [email protected] Please use “Conference Submission” as your subject.

Acceptance notifications will occur no later than March 27, 2017 

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