CFP: Habit: Practical, Theoretical, and Historical Approaches

Submission deadline: March 1, 2019

Conference date(s):
September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019

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Conference Venue:

University of Illinois, Chicago
Chicago, United States

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

We invite abstracts for papers on any aspect of the philosophical significance of habit (practical, theoretical, and/or historical). Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

  • the role of habit in the history of philosophy (e.g. Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Wittgenstein, etc.)
  • habituation and the acquisition of habits, skills, and virtues
  • the nature, structure, and rationality (or lack thereof) of habitual action
  • the relationship between habits, intentions, and policies
  • habits of thought and reasoning
  • the ethical and/or epistemic significance of habit

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  • Jennifer Hornsby (Birkbeck)
  • Stephen Engstrom (University of Pittsburgh)

SUBMISSION DETAILS

Abstracts should be between 500 and 800 words, prepared for anonymous review, and submitted to philosophyandhabit@gmail.com by March 1, 2019. We hope to publish at least one volume of essays on the basis of the project of which this conference is a part.

CONTACT

For questions, please contact us at philosophyandhabit@gmail.com

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