CFP: 70th Annual New Mexico-Texas Philosophical Society Meeting

Submission deadline: December 1, 2018

Conference date(s):
April 5, 2019 - April 6, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Houston Community College
San Antonio, United States

Topic areas


We invite papers on any philosophical topic in English or Spanish for the annual conference of the New Mexico – Texas Philosophical Society to be held in San Antonio, Texas. Papers ought not exceed 3,000 words (excluding footnotes and references) and are to be presentable within 25 minutes. Complete papers are required; abstracts will not be accepted. There will be commentaries on each paper, and authors of accepted papers are invited to comment on other papers. Each paper should be prepared for anonymous review and submitted electronically to the following website by December 1, 2018.

When you submit your paper, please select the topic category that best fits your paper topic: Core Analytic, American Pragmatism, Continental Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Value, or Other.

Southwest Philosophical Studies Journal

The New Mexico – Texas Philosophical Society has a longstanding tradition of publishing outstanding contributions in its journal, Southwest Philosophical Studies. Submissions will be automatically considered for publication, unless otherwise indicated in the submission process. Journal editorial practices will enforce a limit of 3,000 words and endnotes in MLA format.


Submissions may be eligible for the following awards. Authors of accepted papers will be asked to indicate if they are graduate students or recent PhDs in order to determine eligibility for the Alexander award.

(1)            HubertGriggsAlexanderMemorialAwardforanexcellentpaperbyagraduate student or recent PhD (within the last three years) on any topic. Award recipient will receive a $100.00 prize and publication in Southwest PhilosophicalStudies;

(2)            GlennC.JoyAwardsforthethreebestsubmissionsbyaphilosopheratanycareerlevelonanytopic. Firstprizeis$750,secondprizeis$250,andthirdprizeis$100. All Genn C. Joy awarded papers will be published in Southwest Philosophical Studies.

Conference Location and Hotel Information

The conference will be hosted at The Westin Riverwalk hotel, 420 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205. All conference events will be hosted at the hotel and we have reserved a room block for conference attendees. Please make sure to book your room early in order to ensure that you are covered at the conference rate. More information about rooms and rates will be provided as soon as it is available. For the most up-to-date information about the conference and hotel arrangements, please visit

Registration and Fees

Conference registration fees are paid according to the schedule below. Presenters should arrange for payment to be forwarded to the Treasurer before March 22, 2019. Conference participants may pay the registration fee via a link to, which will be available on the Society’s website, after submissions have been accepted. Check or cash only accepted at the conference. Payments made at the conference will only be accepted from the hours of 9am-12noon, on either Friday April 5th or Saturday, April 6th.

Status                     Before 3/23/2019    After 3/23/2019

Full-time professors                     $70.00              $90.00

Part-time professors & adjuncts    $45.00              $65.00

Graduate students                       $35.00              $55.00

Undergraduates/retired persons    $25.00              $45.00

Observers not on the program       FREE                 FREE

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