Memorial University of Newfoundland Graduate Philosophy Conference: Evil, Guilt, and Forgiveness
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The Department of Philosophy at Memorial University of Newfoundland is hosting a graduate conference entitled Evil, Guilt, and Forgiveness from May 1st to 3rd, 2020.
Priority will be given to abstracts that consider evil, guilt, and/or forgiveness, although abstracts on any philosophical topic will be considered. Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to:
The metaphysics of evil
Platonic and Neoplatonic treatments of evil
Modern and contemporary treatments of evil (e.g., Leibniz, Kant, Arendt)
The im/possibility of forgiveness
The relationship between individual and collective guilt
The failure of theodicies
The phenomenology of forgiveness
Memory, trauma, and mourning
Environmental destruction and inhumane treatment of animals
Racism, slavery, and colonialism
War and genocide
Please send abstracts of no more than 500 words no later than February 15th, 2020 to Jordan van den Hoonaard: email@example.com. Speakers will be allotted 20 minutes for presentations followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Please include your name, paper title, and institutional affiliation in your email. Remove all identifying information from your abstract. Applicants will be notified of the results of the review process by March 7th, 2020.
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