CFP: Early Modern—Saint Louis 2019

Submission deadline: February 1, 2019

Conference date(s):
May 3, 2019 - May 4, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Saint Louis, United States

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Early Modern—Saint Louis (EM-STL) is now accepting submissions for our May 3-4, 2019 conference to be held in downtown Saint Louis.

Details, past programs and other information can be found at

Submissions are welcome on any aspect of Modern philosophy, roughly understood as the period from Montaigne through Mill. Submissions on British philosophy after Hume are particularly encouraged.


Julie Walsh (Wellesley College) will be facilitating a panel on the topics of race, gender, and disability in early modern philosophy. Submissions that treat these topics will be given special consideration for that panel.

David Landy (San Francisco State University) will give the keynote presentation, entitled “Kant, Inferentialism, and the Question of Perception.”

Annemarie Butler (Iowa State University), Tim Black (CSU Northridge), and Alison Peterman (University of Rochester) will present a panel on Locke, Hume and Shepherd on body and externality.


Please prepare 300-500 word abstracts for anonymous review and submit them through Easy Chair at

Papers should be suitable for a 25 minute presentation, followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.


The deadline for submissions is February 1st, 2019. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by February 18.

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