CFP: Great Lakes Philosophy Conference

Submission deadline: December 15, 2018

Conference date(s):
April 5, 2019 - April 7, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Philosophy Department, Co-hosted by Siena Heights University and Adrian College
Adrian, United States

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Great Lakes Philosophy Conference

Ethics: Today and Tomorrow

Dates: April 5-7, 2019

Location: Adrian, Michigan

Deadline for Submissions: December 15th, 2018

Notification of Acceptance: January 8th, 2019

Any paper that relates to the theme of ethics: today and tomorrow, broadly construed, will be considered. Topics might include, but are not limited to, trends in ethics, interpersonal ethics, social ethics, ethics within and across disciplines and specialties, the intersection of ethics and politics, applied and professional ethics, metaethics, and ethical theory. 

We hope to have an interdisciplinary event and welcome submissions from undergraduates, graduate students, and professional philosophers, as well as from a range of fields including philosophy, law, public policy, business, medicine, history, religious studies, political science, social science, or related fields. Submissions from active scientists, researchers, or practitioners are also welcome, particularly insofar as those presentations could complement the theme of the conference. We also especially welcome proposals from women and minorities, and are committed to making this year’s conference inclusive and welcoming to all.

**There will be a $100 prize for the best undergraduate paper.**

**There will be a $100 prize for the best graduate student paper.**

To submit a paper for consideration, please submit an extended abstract of up to 500 words. All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Please submit abstracts as .doc, .docx, or .pdf, at

Final papers should be suitable for a 20-30 minute presentation. Presentations should aim to be accessible and lively as part of constructive, collaborative, informal sessions.

Keynote Speaker:

Robert Audi, University of Notre Dame

The Great Lakes Philosophy Conference is being jointly hosted by Adrian College and Siena Heights University, with generous support from the Institute for Ethics at Adrian College and the Aquinas Forum at Siena Heights University. Send any questions to

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