CFP: 12th international Whitehead conference

Submission deadline: April 1, 2019

Conference date(s):
August 27, 2019 - August 30, 2019

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Conference Venue:

University of Brasilia
Brasília, Brazil

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We are pleased to announce that the 12th International Whitehead Conference, under the topic “Process as Creativity–Process as Concern”, will take place between August 27-30, 2019.
The conference will take place in  University of Brasília
Brasília, Brazil.

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You are cordially invited to attend this conference and submit your abstracts (400 words and a short bio of at most 200 words) for presentations before 1st of April, 2019 (01:00am UTC+00:00 London) in any on the following sections:

Conference sections include:

1. Whitehead, speculation and contemporary metaphysics

2. Whitehead, aesthetics and the philosophy of creativity

3. Whitehead and modern philosophy

4. Whitehead and Ecological Civilization: Ecology, Ethics, Economics, and Law

5. Whitehead, Mathematics, Logic, and Natural Sciences (Informatics/Cosmology/Physics/Biology/Chemistry, etc.)

6. Process thought and feminism

7. Whitehead and continental philosophy

8. Whitehead and Eastern philosophies

9. Amerindian animism and process thought

10. Process philosophy in Latin America

11. Whitehead and theology

12. Whitehead and Education

13. Whitehead and post-structural philosophies 

14. Process philosophy and the future of democracy

15. Whitehead, psychology and social sciences

16. Process thought and African philosophy

Presentations should be no longer than 30 minutes including discussion; sections may overlap and participants should specify which section or sections they would like their paper to be included in. Conference languages are English and Portuguese. Portuguese-speaking presenters should provide a full translation of their texts at least 30 days in advance of giving their papers. We may accept more than one presentation from senior scholars. Abstracts should be all sent to heads of the sections.

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