CFP: 9th Annual University of Calgary Philosophy Graduate Conference

Submission deadline: February 9, 2020

Conference date(s):
April 30, 2020 - May 1, 2020

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary
Calgary, Canada

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9th Annual University of Calgary Philosophy Graduate Conference

Call for Papers

Trusting relationships between science and the public:

Locating problems and generating solutions

Dates of Conference: April 30 – May 1, 2020

Keynote: Naomi Scheman (Minnesota)

The central question of this conference will be “How can we constructively criticize science from a variety of perspectives, without further damaging public trust in science?”

Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

·         general philosophy of science

·         trust and criticism of science

·         feminist philosophy of science

·         indigenous criticisms of science

·         intersectional criticisms of science

·         social epistemology

·         environmental ethics

Submissions of papers of up to 3000 words (not including abstract or bibliography, but including footnotes/endnotes), prepared for blind review and suitable for a 20-minute presentation should be submitted to:

Organizers especially encourage submissions from members of marginalized groups.

Deadline for Submission: January 30, 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO END OF DAY, FEB 9!

All speakers are invited to a conference dinner and any other social activities planned by conference organizers.

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