Friday, May 13, 2011

Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium


Saturday, September 10, 2011
Washington and Jefferson College
Washington, Pennsylvania

Keynote Speaker: Karl Schafer (University of Pittsburgh)


This conference seeks to foster philosophical discussion among the many philosophers at institutions in and surrounding Pittsburgh, and to encourage philosophers from any geographic location to participate in this vibrant community.

The morning sessions will consist of four concurrent working groups, organized roughly on the themes of Ethics, Analytic Philosophy, Continental Philosophy and History. Those wishing to have a working paper considered for discussion need only submit an abstract (200 words max), and be willing, if selected, to make the full paper available to conference participants by August 15.

The afternoon sessions will include APA-style colloquium papers (20 minute paper followed by a commentary and general discussion). To apply for one of these sessions, please submit a blinded paper of 3000 words or less with an abstract (200 words max). Papers in any area of philosophy are invited for consideration as colloquium papers.

For further details and a web form for submissions, please visit or contact one of the organizers, Michael Wolf ( or Donald Bruckner (

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2011

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