Great Lakes Philosophy Conference - Ethics in Action

April 9, 2021 - April 11, 2021
Department of Philosophy, Siena Heights University

Online
Adrian 49221
United States

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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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Siena Heights University

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Ethics in Action
 
Dates: April 9-11, 2021
Location: Online, via Microsoft Teams
 
Deadline for Submissions: February 1st, 2021
Notification of Acceptance: by March 1st, 2021
 
Any paper that relates to the theme of ethics in action, broadly construed, will be considered. Topics might include, but are not limited to, trends in ethics, interpersonal ethics, social ethics, ethics within and across disciplines and specialties, the intersection of ethics and politics, applied and professional ethics, metaethics, and ethical theory.

This year’s conference will also feature a special stream for presentations related to the topic of “The Crisis of American Democracy.” 
 
We hope to have an interdisciplinary event and welcome submissions from undergraduates, graduate students, and professional philosophers, as well as from a range of fields including philosophy, law, public policy, business, medicine, history, religious studies, political science, social science, or related fields. Submissions from active scientists, researchers, or practitioners are also welcome, particularly insofar as those presentations could complement the theme of the conference. We also especially welcome proposals from women and minorities, and are committed to making this year’s conference inclusive and welcoming to all.
 
**There will be a prize package for the best undergraduate paper.**

**There will be a prize package for the best graduate student paper.**
 
To submit a paper for consideration, please submit an extended abstract of up to 500 words. All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Please submit abstracts as .doc, .docx, or .pdf, below.
 
Final papers should be suitable for a 20-30 minute presentation. Presentations should aim to be accessible and lively as part of constructive, collaborative, informal sessions.
 
Keynote Speaker:
Derrick Darby, Rutgers University
 
The Great Lakes Philosophy Conference is being hosted by Siena Heights University, with generous support from the Aquinas Forum at Siena Heights University. Send any questions to Leland Harper, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Siena Heights at lharper3@sienaheights.edu

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