Montana State University

Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172320
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

Tel: (406) 994-4395
Fax: (406) 994-7420
Email: history@montana.edu
Location: 2-155 Wilson Hall

Department Chair

Dr. David Cherry
dcherry@montana.edu

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Philosophy Student Events & Opportunities

CALL FOR PAPERS
19th ANNUAL PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE

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April 17-18, 2015

Pacific University

Forest Grove, Oregon


Keynote talk by Daniel Dennett <http://ase.tufts.edu/cogstud/dennett/> (Tufts University)


The 19th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be held April 17-18, 2015 on the campus of Pacific University, in Forest Grove, Oregon.

 
The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for the presentation of philosophical work of undergraduates to their peers
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Papers are required to be of philosophical content, but there are no specific restrictions on subject matter within the arena of philosophical discussion itself.
 
Papers should be approximately 3000 words (10-12 pages).
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Electronic submissions, including paper and abstract (Word documents), should be sent to: boersema@pacificu.edu

Submission deadline is February 1, 2015.

Final decisions will be made by February 28, 2015.

Volunteers for session chairs are also welcome.

Selected papers from the conference will be published in Volume 6 (2015) of the journal Res Cogitans <http://commons.pacificu.edu/rescogitans/> .

This is strictly an undergraduate conference, with only undergraduates allowed on the conference program.
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The single exception is the keynote speaker.
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Past keynotes speakers have included: Paul Churchland, Hilary Putnam, John Searle, Keith Lehrer, Catherine Elgin, John Perry, Hubert Dreyfus, Jerry Fodor, Alvin Plantinga, Cora Diamond, James Sterba, Peter Kivy, and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong.
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This year’s keynote talk will be by Daniel Dennett.

The conference banquet will be on Friday, April 17 and all paper sessions, including the keynote talk, will be on Saturday, April 18.

Travel and lodging information can be found by going to the conference web site at:
http://www.pacificu.edu/as/philosophy/conference

Registration costs: $40, payable at the conference.

Three meals will be provided: Friday night banquet, Saturday breakfast and lunch.

For further information, contact Professor Boersema via email (boersema@pacificu.edu) or by phone (503 352 2150) or at the address below:
Department of Philosophy
Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116