CFP: North Carolina Philosophical Society Conference

Submission deadline: January 1, 2018

Conference date(s):
March 23, 2018 - March 24, 2018

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Conference Venue:

Winthrop University
Rock Hill, United States

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Biennial Joint Meeting with the South Carolina Society for Philosophy

March 23-24, 2018 • Winthrop University • Rock Hill, SC

Keynote Speaker: Robert Audi

John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy

University of Notre Dame


Submissions  Papers on any philosophical topic are welcome.  Due to the volume of submissions, submitted papers must be no longer than 3000 words.  The deadline to receive papers is New Year’s Day: Monday, January 1, 2018. Authors of accepted papers will be notified in mid-late January.

All submissions should be formatted for blind review and sent to Stephen Puryear, NCPS Secretary-Treasurer, at Please use the subject line “2018 NCPS Submission”.

In the body of your email, please indicate your name, email address, phone number, and institutional affiliation (if any). If you wish your paper to be considered for a prize (see below), please note whether you are an untenured faculty member, graduate student, or undergraduate.

Location  All sessions will be on the campus of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. Part of the Charlotte (NC) metropolitan area, Rock Hill sits approximately 26 miles south of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT), 80 miles east of Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSO), and 80 miles north of Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

Panels and Workshops  Panel and workshop proposals on any topic in philosophy, including its pedagogy, are welcome. Proposals should specify issues to be discussed, format (including time to be allotted), and names of presenters, and should include brief abstracts of presentations.

Undergraduate Papers  A sufficient number of undergraduate submissions will allow for a session devoted to papers by undergraduates. Undergraduate submissions should be clearly labeled as such.

Prizes  There will be a $200 prize for the best paper submitted by an untenured faculty member, a $150 prize for the best graduate student paper, and a $125 prize for the best undergraduate paper. Awarding of prizes is contingent on an adequate number of submissions.

Web site  Periodic updates about the conference, and information about the North Carolina Philosophical Society, can be found at Information about the South Carolina Society for Philosophy can be found at

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