Of particular interest to those at philosophy programs in Florida:
Paper submissions are invited for the 53rd annual meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association which will be held Nov 9-11 in Tallahassee. The meeting will open with a reception on Friday evening, Nov 9th and conference papers will be presented on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th. The association banquet and presidential address by David McNaughton (FSU) will be on Saturday evening the 10th.
I. REGULAR SUBMISSIONS: Submission Deadline: August 15, 2007
Papers submitted for inclusion in the regular program should be limited to a reading time of 30 minutes, that is, approximately 12 double-spaced pages. Submission of papers in all areas of philosophy is welcomed. All papers should be prepared for blind refereeing. Please include a cover sheet with:
- Email address
- Paper title
The cover sheet should also indicate if the paper is to be considered:
- For publication in The Florida Philosophical Review
- For the graduate student paper award as described below
Paper Length: Presentation time for papers on the regular program will be 45 minutes (30 minutes reading time with 15 minutes discussion), and submitted papers should be correspondingly brief (approx. 12 double-spaced pages).
Electronic submission of papers is requested. Papers in PDF, RTF, Word formats are preferred. Submissions should be sent to Ronald L. Hall (Stetson). Please indicate “Submission” in the subject line of email submissions and insert two attachments as follows:
- Attachment 1: the paper (with title please)
- Attachment 2: just the cover sheet.
Please also paste the details from the cover sheet into the body of your email.
II. GRADUATE PAPER AWARD: Submission Deadline: August 15, 2007
Graduate students submitting papers may elect to have their papers considered for the “Outstanding Graduate Paper” award, and should so indicate on their cover page. The winning paper will be published in The Florida Philosophical Review and the author will receive a monetary award. Only students at Florida colleges are eligible.
III. UNDERGRADUATE PAPER AWARDS: Submission Deadline: September 15, 2007
Undergraduate students may submit papers for special award consideration. Eligible undergraduates should indicate which one of the following award competitions they are submitting 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
Papers may be any length, but 15 double-spaced pages is recommended. The winning papers will be published in The Florida Philosophical Review and the authors will receive a monetary award. Only students at Florida colleges are eligible.
IV. THE FLORIDA PHILOSOPHICAL REVIEW
A selection of the FPA 2007 papers will be published in the annual conference issue of The Florida Philosophical Review . If you would like your submission to be considered for publication, please follow these additional instructions:
- Indicate your interest in the cover page of your submission,
- Submit your paper to the FPA electronically
- Make the file format and content of your submission for the FPA conform to the guidelines of the journal given at http://www.cas.ucf.edu/philosophy/fpr/highend/guidelines.php.
All members are encouraged to take this opportunity. The FPR is an anonymously refereed journal indexed by Philosopher’s Index and Noesis.
V. OTHER PROGRAM BUSINESS
Members are invited and encouraged to help by lending their expertise in the refereeing of papers. If you are a full member of the FPA and have not already indicated to us your willingness to referee, please email the program coordinator indicating your willingness to serve and AOR (areas of refereeing).
- Program Coordinator: Ronald L. Hall (Stetson)
- Local Arrangements Coordinator: Peter Dalton (FSU)
- Association Secretary: Sally Ferguson (UWF)
Postal paper submission should be sent in triplicate with cover sheet to: Ronald L. Hall, Department of Philosophy, Unit 8250, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida 32724.