CFP: Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress

Submission deadline: March 1, 2017

Conference date(s):
August 10, 2017 - August 13, 2017

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Conference Venue:

Center for Values and Social Policy, University of Colorado, Boulder
Boulder, United States

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The Center for Values and Social Policy in the Philosophy Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder is pleased to invite paper proposals for the tenth annual RoME congress.  Papers from all areas of ethics and political theory are invited.  To encourage the participation of junior scholars, the University of Colorado will be awarding a Young Ethicist Prize of $500 for most meritorious submission.  The prize competition is open to any participating untenured philosopher (including, but not limited to, tenure-track faculty, instructors, and graduate students).

Keynote 1: Valerie Tiberius

Keynote 2: John Doris

Keynote 3: TBD


Submission of abstracts: March 1, 2017. 

Notification of acceptance: Early May

Full paper submission for Young Ethicist Prize Consideration: June 15, 2017.


Abstracts only (750-1000 words).  Shorter or longer abstracts will not be accepted.

Double spaced, prepared for blind-review.

(Anticipate full papers at half-hour reading time or 4500 words, whichever is shorter.)

In order to be considered for the Young Ethicist Prize, complete papers must be submitted by June 15, 2017 and abstracts must have already been accepted for participation.  Announcement of a winner will be made at the event.

Indicate in your submission whether you would consider being a commentator on another paper, should your paper not be accepted to the conference for presentation.

Please submit abstracts electronically (in Word format) to Benjamin Hale ([email protected]) and Alastair Norcross ([email protected]). 

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