Monday, August 24, 2009

The North Carolina Philosophical Society announces its call for papers for the Biennial Joint Meeting with the South Carolina Society for Philosophy on February 26 & 27, 2010 at Queens University of Charlotte. MAP (4 hours from ATL)

The keynote speaker will be Michael Dickson, Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Carolina and editor of the journal Philosophy of Science.

Papers in any area of philosophy designed for a presentation time of about 20-30 minutes are welcome. Further details including submission instructions can be found at the new NCPS website at: http://www.northcarolinaphilosophicalsociety.org/

Undergraduate submissions are again strongly encouraged, and there will be a $250 prize for the best NCPS paper submitted by an untenuured faculty member, a $150 prize for the best NCPS graduate student paper, and a $100 prize for the best NCPS undergraduate prize.

NORTH CAROLINA PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
Biennial Joint Meeting with the South Carolina Society for Philosophy
February 26 & 27, 2010
Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina
CALL FOR PAPERS
Keynote Speaker - Michael Dickson
University of South Carolina
Submitted Papers
Papers on any philosophical topic are welcome. Papers should be designed for a presentation time of about 20-30 minutes. Submitted papers must be postmarked or sent electronically no later than Monday, January 11, 2010.
Send one copy of your submission in a format suitable for blind review to Christian Miller at either:
millerc@wfu.edu (preferred) or Christian Miller, P.O. Box 7332, Department of Philosophy, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
In a cover letter or in the body of your email, please indicate your name, email address, phone number, and institutional affiliation (if any). If you wish your paper to be considered for a prize (see below), you should submit two copies (in the case of postal submissions) and indicate in your cover letter or email whether you are an untenured faculty member, graduate student, or undergraduate.
Panels and Workshops
Panel and workshop proposals on any topic in philosophy, including its pedagogy, are welcome. Proposals should specify issues to be discussed, format (including time to be allotted), and names of presenters, and should include brief abstracts of presentations.
Undergraduate Papers
A sufficient number of undergraduate submissions will allow for a session devoted to papers by undergraduates. Undergraduate submissions should be clearly labeled as such.
Prizes
There will be a $250 prize for the best NCPS paper submitted by an untenured faculty member, a $150 prize for the best NCPS graduate student paper, and a $100 prize for the best NCPS undergraduate paper. Awarding of prizes is contingent on an adequate numbers of submissions.
Website
Information about the North Carolina Philosophical Society and periodic updates about the conference can be found at our new website at http://www.northcarolinaphilosophicalsociety.org/. Information about the South Carolina

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