CFA: Isaac Asimov's Foundation and Philosophy

Submission deadline: December 19, 2021

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Call for Abstracts!

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and Philosophy: Psychohistory and its Discontents

Edited by Joshua Heter and Josef Thomas Simpson

Abstracts are sought for a collection of essays on any philosophical topic related to Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series as well as the television adaptation (airing September 24, 2021 on Apple TV+) to be published with Carus Books. This is the same editorial team that was long with Open Court Publishing. Potential contributors may want to examine previously published volumes such a Westworld & Philosophy as well as The Man in High Castle & Philosophy.

Abstracts and eventual essays should be written for an educated but non-specialized audience (with an approximate length of 10 to 12  pages).

Contributor Guidelines:

Email abstracts (and any questions) to: [email protected]

1. Abstracts should be between 100 - 500 words.

2. Potential contributors must include a resume/CV for each author/coauthor.

3. Initial submissions should be made by e-mail as either a Word doc. or a PDF.

4. Deadlines:

Abstracts due by December 19, 2021

First drafts due by March 11, 2022

Final drafts due by April 24, 2022

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