The 71st Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference

October 25, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Department of Philosophy, Pacific University

Forest Grove 97116
United States

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University of Colorado, Boulder

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University of Washington

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The 71st Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference

Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR

October 25 & 26, 2019

Conference Description

The Northwest Philosophy Conference is held each fall, attracting philosophers from across the United States and abroad. The primary purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for philosophical work as a service to the profession. This has been the major professional philosophy conference in the region for the past 71 years.

Keynote Speaker

Alison Jaggar, College Professor of Distinction in the Department of Philosophy and Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, and Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham (UK). The keynote address will serve as Pacific University’s Benjamin and Elaine Whiteley Distinguished Lecture, an annual offering of the College of Arts & Sciences funded through an Oregon Community Foundation grant.

 

Paper Submission Guidelines

Papers on any philosophical topic are welcome. Papers must be received by August 15th for full consideration. Late submissions will also be considered on a rolling basis. Notification of acceptance will be made via email in mid-September. Papers should be suitable for a 20-minute presentation (3000-word limit). Submissions should be formatted for anonymous review and sent as Word documents to northwestphilosophyconference@gmail.com>. Send any question to the conference director Ben Hole at that email address.

In the body of your email, please include the following:

(1)   the paper's title

(2)   an abstract -- 100 words maximum

(3)   author's name

(4)   email address

(5)   word count -- 3000 words maximum

(6)   academic status (professor, unaffiliated, graduate student) and institutional affiliation (if any)

We plan to have commentators for all papers. Authors of accepted papers may be asked to serve in this capacity.

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