CFP: Bowling Green State University 6th Annual Workshop in Applied Ethics

Submission deadline: September 17, 2018

Conference date(s):
November 2, 2018 - November 3, 2018

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, United States

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline Extended to September 17th

Applied Philosophy

6th Annual Graduate Student Workshop in Applied Philosophy:

Individual and Collective Responsibility

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

November 2-3

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Marion Smiley

(J.P Morgan Chase Professor of Philosophy, Brandeis University)

Dr. Mark Budolfson

(Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Vermont)


The Philosophy Department of Bowling Green State University invites submissions to its 6th annual Graduate Student Workshop in Applied Philosophy. While we accept submissions in any area of applied philosophy, this year's theme focuses on individual and collective responsibility with respect to applied issues.

The aim of the workshop is to bring together graduate scholars working in applied philosophy topics to encourage constructive discussion and debate. Each presenter will be given an undivided audience, a commentator and at least 20 minutes for questions

Paper Submission Guidelines

We invite the submission of papers on any topic in applied philosophy, though preference will be given to papers related to workshop theme: Individual and Collective Responsibility. Papers should ideally be under 4000 words. Please prepare for blind review. Send your paper in an acceptable format (acceptable formats: .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf) as an attachment to the following email address:

Please use the following as your subject line: “BGSU Workshop [your last name].” In the body of the e-mail, please include the following information:

1. Paper title

2. Author’s name

3. Brief abstract (under 150 words)

4. Institutional affiliation and graduate program

5. Contact e-mail address and phone number

6. Statement granting permission to distribute your paper to graduate students serving on the workshop committee and to commentators


Each paper will have a commentator. If you are not submitting a paper, but are interested in commenting please send an email to detailing availability and areas of interest. Persons whose papers were submitted but not included in the workshop may be invited to participate as commentators.


The submission deadline is September 17, 2018.

Workshop Information

For more detailed information about travel, accommodations, the workshop schedule, and more please visit the following website:

Contact Information

Email for paper submissions:

Workshop Coordinators

Ryan Fischbeck:

Alex Bearden:


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