Saturday, February 5, 2011

Northwestern Ethics Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS FROM FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL THEORY
FIFTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

MAY 19-21, 2011

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES: PHILIP PETTIT AND R. JAY WALLACE

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: The deadline is February 15, 2011.

We welcome submissions from faculty and graduate students, as some sessions will be reserved for student presentations. Please submit an essay of approximately 4000 words and an abstract of at most 150 words. Essay topics in all areas of ethical theory and political philosophy will be considered, although some priority will be given to essays that take up themes from the works of Philip Pettit and R. Jay Wallace, such as responsibility, practical reasoning, freedom, democratic theory, constructivism, contractualism, individual agency, and collective agency.

Essays and abstracts should be prepared for blind review in word, rtf, or pdf format. Graduate submissions should be sent by e-mail to leegoldsmith2012@u.northwestern.edu; faculty submissions should be sent by e-mail to garthoff@northwestern.edu. Notices of acceptance will be sent by March 31, 2011. For more information, please contact Jon Garthoff at the e-mail address above or visit our website:

http://www.philosophy.northwestern.edu/conferences/moralpolitical/

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