66th Meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association

February 5, 2021 - March 5, 2021

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New College of Florida
Stetson University
Florida International University
Santa Fe Community College

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  • Day 1 February 5, 2021, 2-5PM
  • Day 2 February 19, 2021, 2-5PM
  • Day 3 March 5, 2021, 2-5PM

1. Regular Program Submissions:

The deadline for Regular submissions is 19 October 2020.

The Florida Philosophical Association invites submissions of papers for its 2021 meeting. Papers in all areas of philosophy are welcome. See complete submission instructions below.

2. Graduate Paper Award (GPA) Competition:

The deadline for GPA submissions is 19 October 2020.

Graduate students submitting papers for the regular program (see above) may also elect to have their papers considered for the Outstanding Graduate Paper Award and should indicate in their cover letter that they wish to be considered. The author of the winning paper will receive a monetary award and will be invited to present their paper at a special session at the conference. Only graduate students at Florida colleges are eligible for this award. See complete submission instructions below.

3. Undergraduate Paper Awards (UPA) Competition:

The deadline for UPA submissions is 19 October 2020.

Undergraduate students may submit papers for special award consideration. Eligible undergraduates should indicate in their cover letter which of the following awards they are competing for:

  • The Gerrit and Edith Schipper Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Philosophy Paper in a Four-Year College or University
  • The Outstanding Undergraduate Philosophy Paper in a Two-Year College

Undergraduate papers may be any length, but 15 double-spaced pages (approx 5200 words) is recommended. The winning papers will be published in The Florida Philosophical Review and the authors will receive a monetary award. Only undergraduate students at Florida colleges are eligible. See complete submission instructions below.

4. Panel Session Proposals:

The deadline for Panel proposals is 19 October 2020.

Proposals for special panel sessions are also welcome. To submit a proposal for a panel session, the panel organizer should prepare and submit a panel proposal document with the following components: i) panel title, ii) participants, iii) a panel abstract which constitutes an overview statement of the theme of the panel, and iv) a panel brief by each of the proposed panel members. A panel brief is text that is (or would be the basis of) the panelist's intended presentation. Panel proposals should be submitted directly to the Program Coordinator.

Submission Instructions

Your cover letter: All submissions should include a seperate cover letter document with the following:

  • Paper title
  • Author Information (name, affiliation, email)
  • Abstract of paper (max 150 words)
  • Whether paper is to be considered for a student award (and which)

Your paper:

  • Must be prepared for anonymous review — remove all author- and institution- and status-identifying information. Only one paper submission per person.
  • Length: Papers submitted for inclusion in the regular program should be limited to a reading time of 30 minutes (approx. 12 double-spaced pages and usually not more than 4200 words). Sessions on the regular program are 50 minutes (30 minutes reading time and 20 minutes for discussion.

Submitting: Prepare your materials and submit electronically via Easychair.

Please direct any questions regarding the submission process to the Program Coordinator Eugenio Zaldivar (eugenio dot zaldivar AT sfcollege dot edu)

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February 5, 2021, 9:00am EST

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