A Public Lecture at the University of North Florida
“Freewill and Neuroscience”
Florida State University
Thursday at 7:30 – 9:00 P.M., in Building 50/1202
Call for Papers
New Mexico-WestPhilosophical Society
Papers are invited for the 59th annual conference of the New Mexico-West www.nmwt.org. To be considered for presentation, papers approximately 3,000 words long need to be submitted electronically (as a Word attachment) and presentable within 25 minutes. There will be comments on every paper.Philosophical Society to be held in , April 4-6, 2008. The conference will be held at . Most conference participants will stay at the . The hotel is located at 111 W. University Avenue, and it is within walking distance of the meeting rooms. The room rate is (single or double) $85/night, plus the hotel tax. Parking at the hotel is free. The hotel’s number is . To obtain the group rate, be sure to say that you are with the New Mexico-West Philosophical Society. The deadline for reservations is March 4. The banquet fee is approximately $36/person. The deadline for paper submissions is January 15, 2008. For more information about the conference, please consult the society’s website:
If you would like to be considered for making comments on a paper, please let us know. To be considered for publication in Southwest Philosophical Studies, papers must be no more than 3,000 words and in MLA style with in-text references, endnotes (if necessary), and works cited. Each paper should be prepared for blind refereeing. Authors should also send a 400-words-or-fewer abstract. Please send an electronic version of papers to Peter Hutcheson, the Secretary-Treasurer, at nmwtphiloso…@gmail.com.
The New Mexico-WestPhilosophical Society awards two prizes: (1) the Hubert Griggs Alexander Memorial Award for an excellent paper by a philosopher at any career level, on any philosophical topic, but especially on aesthetics, philosophy of language, symbolic form, Hispanic philosophy, classical philosophy, or the role of philosophy in the humanities; and (2) the Houghton Dalrymple Memorial Award for an excellent paper by a graduate student or recent Ph.D. on epistemology, Hume, or perception. Each award includes a check for $100.00 and publication in Southwest Philosophical Studies. Those wishing to be considered for any of these awards must indicate that wish in their cover letter and include a CV with their submission.
Here is a discussion about religion, ethics, and philosophy in pop-culture. Nathan Everson has created an online group for reading Heidegger. He says that Being and Time will be discussed first and the all are welcome to join in. (Reading Heidegger)
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