The title says it all! Also, you may find more information on upcoming conferences in past posts filed under this catagory.
The Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology is hosting their fourth biennial conference on April 11-12, 2008 at Gordon College (Wenham , MA). Their theme this year is, “Postmodernism, Truth, and Religious Pluralism”. For more information about SCPT visit http://www.scptonline.org. For further information regarding the conference, contact Bruce.Ellis.Benson@Wheaton.edu.
Roger Haight (Union Theological Seminary)
Richard Kearney ( Boston College )
An abstract provided by the society: “With the so-called “return of religion,” it is almost impossible not to address the issue of religious pluralism, which acutely raises the question of truth. What kind of positive sense of religious truth is possible in a postmodern era? What is religious truth—is it representational, propositional, orthopractical, symbolic, aletheiological, or something else altogether? How does the notion of “truth” square with a multiplicity of religious traditions? Is the very term
“religion” appropriate in a pluralistic society, since the term is
distinctly western? How might the earnest faith of a Christian, say, be
compatible with the equally earnest faith of other believers or even
non-believers? With the varieties of religions (not to mention the varieties of
expressions of religions), how can their respective differences be respected?
Are there forms of religious expression that simply cannot find a place in the
A Call for Papers: “We encourage papers that draw on continental figures; philosophical traditions such as deconstruction, feminist philosophy, hermeneutics, and phenomenology; and religious traditions such as Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Only complete papers (maximum of 3,000 words) will be accepted. Papers should be prepared for blind review and sent to Trent.J.Koutsoubos@Wheaton.edu as
email attachments.” DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2008
The 11th Annual Inland Northwest Philosophy Conference will be from March 15-17th, 2008. There are two locations for this conference one will be at Moscow, Idaho and the other location will be Pullman, Washington. The theme for this conference will be, “Carving Nature at its joints”. “The Inland Northwest Philosophy Conference is a topic-focused, interdisciplinary conference co-sponsored by the Philosophy Departments at the University of Idaho and Washington State University.” The co-directors are: Joseph Keim Campbell, Washington State University (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Matthew H. Slater, University of Idaho (email@example.com). Additional information can be found here and a flyer for the conference can be found here.
Who you should expect to see:
Peter Godfrey-Smith (Harvard), Keynote Speaker
Alexander Bird (Bristol)
Michael Devitt (CUNY)
Ned Hall (Harvard)
Marc Lange (UNC Chapel Hill)
Karen Neander (Duke)
L.A. Paul (Arizona)
Roy Sorensen (Dartmouth)
Achille Varzi (Columbia)
Kadri Vihvelin (USC)
Neil Williams (Buffalo)
If you wish to submit:
Submission information: Essays of 5-6,000 words (30-40 minutes reading time) will be accepted
until January 2nd, 2008. Papers from any area that address
philosophical issues related to the metaphysics and/or epistemology
of classification are requested. Graduate students and individuals in
other disciplines are welcome to submit essays.
Send your essay in PDF format and prepared for blind review as an
email attachment to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Please mention the
title of your essay in the body of the email.
Individuals will be notified of decisions regarding submissions in
early February. Accepted papers will be eligible for publication in
volume eight of Topics in Contemporary Philosophy, an edited volume
to be published by MIT Press, pending editorial review.
Southeast Philosophy Conference at Clayton State is on February 16, 2008 and is at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. There will be a $15 registration fee, payable at the conference. You are invited to submit papers in any philosophical area. Submissions must not exceed a length of 3000 words, and must include a cover letter stating the paper’s title, author’s name, university or college, mailing and email addresses, and telephone number. Either email submissions to email@example.com or send two printed copies to: Southeast Philosophy Conference Department of Communicative Arts & Integrative Studies Clayton State University Morrow, Georgia 30260 Papers must be received by January 28, 2008. Notification of acceptance will be made via email by February 4, 2008. Papers will be published in a Proceedings of the Conference. Contact for questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University has issued a call for papers on various issues in ethics. The Institute will cover the costs of travel, lodging, and at least one meal for students whose papers are selected.
Information is available here: http://prindleinstitute.depauw.edu/programs/ethics_symposium08.asp
The 38th International Husserl Circle Conference will be at Marquette University in Milwaukee from June 26th-29th, 2008. They are taking submissions until March 1st, 2008. They prefer electronic submissions, and you may submit only an abstract as well. Papers should take around 20-30 minutes to present, and they even have a undergrad session! Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.