Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Perspectives Postgraduate Journal

1st CFP: Perspectives International Journal of Philosophy, Volume 4, 2012.

Perspectives: International Postgraduate Journal of Philosophy is a peer-reviewed annual publication operating out of the School of Philosophy at UCD, Ireland. Perspectives features articles, book reviews and interviews encompassing a broad range of current issues in philosophy and its related disciplines.

Call for Articles

The theme of the 2012 issue of Perspectives is ‘Philosophy and the Environment’. We are seeking articles that reflect current research on philosophy and the natural environment. We welcome submissions from both the analytic and continental traditions in philosophy. We equally welcome submissions from related disciplines (including the human and natural sciences, literature, art history, culture studies, animal studies and other fields) seeking to explore the philosophical dimensions of recent research on environmental themes.

Topics addressed may include (but are not limited to) the following:

Animal Ethics
Animal Philosophy
Animal Rights
Deep Ecology
Ecophilosophy
Embodiment and Nature
Environmental Ethics
Feminism and the Environment
Humanism, Posthumanism, Transhumanism and the Environment
Philosophy and Animal Studies
Philosophy and Biodiversity
Philosophy and Conservation
Philosophy and Ecocriticism
Philosophy and Evolution
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Ecology
Philosophy of Literature and the Environment
Philosophy, Technology and the Environment
Political Philosophy and Nature
Religion, Philosophy and Nature
The Animal Other
The Animal Question

Submissions should be between 5000-7000 words. Please include a brief abstract (200 words) with keywords. Also include a brief biography for the contributor’s page, should your paper be accepted. Make sure to include all relevant contact information, including a permanent e-mail address. Please submit two versions of your article, one version prepared for blind review. The following url provides additional information on article criteria and style requirements.

http://www.ucd.ie/philosophy/perspectives/resources/instructions_for_authors_style_guidelines_for_articles.pdf

Contributors are asked to email their submissions to
perspectives@ucd.ie

DEADLINE FOR ARTICLE SUBMISSION: 31st July 2011.

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