Monday, December 29, 2008

Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress

Call for Papers

the second annual

Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress

An international conference geared to offer the highest quality, highest
altitude discussion of ethics, broadly conceived.

August 6-9, 2009
Boulder, Colorado

The Center for Values and Social Policy in the Philosophy Department at the
University of Colorado, Boulder is pleased to present the second annual RoME
Congress. Papers from all areas of ethics and political theory are invited.
To encourage the participation of junior scholars, the University of
Colorado will be awarding a Young Ethicist Prize of $500 for most
meritorious submission. The prize competition is open to any participating
untenured philosopher (including, but not limited to, tenure-track faculty,
instructors, and graduate students).

Keynote speakers:

Judith Jarvis Thomson (MIT)
http://www.mit.edu/~philos/thomson.html

Thomas Pogge (Yale University)
http://pantheon.yale.edu/~tp4/

TBD


Deadlines:

Submission of abstracts: Feb 15, 2009.

Notification of acceptance: April 25, 2009.

Full paper submission for Young Ethicist
Prize Consideration: June 1, 2009.


Format:

Abstracts (750-1000 words). Shorter or longer abstracts will not be
accepted. Double spaced, prepared for blind-review.

(Anticipate full papers at half-hour reading time or 4500 words,
whichever is shorter.)

In order to be considered for the Young Ethicist Prize, complete papers
must be submitted by June 1, 2009 and must have already been accepted
for participation. Announcement of a winner will be made at the event.

Indicate in your submission whether you would consider being a
commentator on another paper, should your paper not be accepted to the
conference for presentation.

Please submit abstracts electronically (in Word format) to Benjamin Hale
<bhale@colorado.edu> and Alastair Norcross <alastair.norcross@colorado.edu>.

http://www.colorado.edu/philosophy/center/rome/rome2009_cfp.pdf has
a pdf of the Call for Papers.

http://www.colorado.edu/philosophy/center/rome2008.shtml has for information
about last year's RoME Congress.

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