Call for Papers
Paper submissions are invited for the 54th annual meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association which will be held November 14-16, 2008 in Daytona Beach at Embry-Riddle University. Program Coordinator: Dr. Marina Oshana. Local Organizer, Dr. Reinhold Schlieper.
1. Regular Submissions:
Submission Deadline: * August 15, 2008 *
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 email@example.com. 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.
Postal paper submissions may be sent in triplicate with cover sheet to: Professor Marina Oshana, Department of Philosophy, 330 Griffin-Floyd Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 32611-8545
2. Graduate Paper Award Competition:
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2008
Graduate students submitting papers for the regular program may also 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 receives a monetary award. Only students at Florida colleges are eligible.
3. Undergraduate Paper Awards Competition:
Submission Deadline: September 15, 2008
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.
Note that the submission deadline for the undergraduate awards competition is later than the general deadline for paper submissions.