CFP: 3rd Annual CEPPA Graduate Conference

Submission deadline: February 14, 2020

Conference date(s):
October 2, 2020 - October 4, 2020

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

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Applications are now open for the 3rd Annual Graduate Conference at the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs (CEPPA) at the University of St Andrews. Submissions should broadly fit the theme of at least one of CEPPA’s current research projects:

  •     Effective Altruism
  •     Exoplanet Ethics
  •     Knowledge, Democracy, and Public Discourse
  •     Virtue and Character
  •     Human Rights
  •     Blame and Responsibility
  •     Philosophy and Education

We are delighted to host Cecile Fabre (Oxford), Fabienne Peter (Warwick) and William Büllow (Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace) as our keynote speakers.

If you wish to apply, please submit a paper of no more than 4000 words along with a short abstract of no more than 200 words in PDF form to [email protected] by February 15th, 2020. Papers should be suitable for a presentation of approximately 30 minutes. Submissions should be prepared for blind review.  We especially encourage submissions from members of underrepresented groups in philosophy.

All accepted papers will receive comments from faculty and postgraduate students from the St Andrews and Stirling Graduate Program in Philosophy (SASP) during the conference. Accepted speakers will be provided with free accommodation with a SASP graduate student in St Andrews.

Travel bursaries are available to speakers, as well as funds to assist with childcare if required.

This conference has received generous support from the following organisations:

  •     The Mind Association
  •     Royal Institute of Philosophy
  •     Scots Philosophical Association
  •     Society for Applied Philosophy

For any queries, please contact Rasa Davidaviciute ([email protected]) or Colin McLean ([email protected]).

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