Call for Abstracts (Two Funded Places Available for Postgraduate Speakers): New Trends in Virtue Epistemology

Submission deadline: August 1, 2018

Conference date(s):
September 17, 2018 - September 18, 2018

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Conference Venue:

Philosophy, University of Glasgow
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Deadline for submissions: 1 August 2018. Applications and enquiries should be sent to []. Notification of acceptance will be received by 15 August 2018.

We invite extended abstracts [500-750 words] on any theme in virtue epistemology, including but not limited to: virtue relliabilism, virtue responsibilism, virtue-theoretic analyses of knowledge, justification and other epistemic standings, virtue epistemology and epistemic luck, virtue epistemology and social epistemology, collective and extended virtue epistemology, specific intellectual character virtues (e.g., open-mindedness, humility, intellectual courage, etc.) and vices (intellectual arrogance, close-mindedness, intellectual insouciance, etc.), knowledge-first virtue epistemology, virtue epistemology and the value problem, and virtue epistemology and the situationist challenge.

Speakers include: 

John Greco

Maria Lasonen-Aarnio

Duncan Pritchard

Lani Watson

Kurt Sylvan

Mona Simon

Ernest Sosa (keynote speaker)

(Additional speakers TBA)

Thanks to generous support from the Analysis Trust, we have 2 slots reserved for graduate students/very early career researchers (within 1 year after PhD). Successful graduate /very early career applicants will receive a bursary towards their travel, and have their meals and accommodation covered (up to £250 inclusive).

We particularly encourage submissions from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Contact: J. Adam Carter or Christoph Kelp

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