CFP: Political Epistemology Network, Pacific APA

Submission deadline: September 1, 2019

Conference date(s):
April 8, 2020 - April 11, 2020

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Conference Venue:

APA Pacific Division
San Francisco, United States

Topic areas


The Political Epistemology Network will be hosting a group session at the Pacific APA in San Francisco (April 8-11, 2020). Any paper at the intersection of political philosophy and epistemology will be considered. For example, some possible themes include:
  • Political disagreement
  • The role of truth and/or knowledge in politics
  • Epistemic Injustice 
  • Misinformation, manipulation, propaganda
  • Trust in expertise (for political purposes)
  • The political significance of ignorance
  • Epistemic Evaluations of Democracy
We especially encourage papers that engage with contemporary debates on these themes.    Please submit a 500 word abstract, prepared for blind review, to [email protected] with the subject line: PEN-Pacific APA 2020.    Submissions are due by September 1st. Please do not submit a duplicate of any paper you are also submitting to the main program. 

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