New Mexico West Texas Philosophical Society 63rd Annual Meeting

Posted: 15 de November de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Call for Papers, Event

Papers on any serious philosophical subject are invited for the 63rd
annual conference of the New Mexico West Texas Philosophical Society
to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico March 23 – March 25, 2012. The
deadline for paper submissions is January15, 2012. Please consult the
society’s website at http://www.nmwt.org. To be considered for presentation,
papers approximately 3,000 words long should be submitted
electronically (as a Word attachment) and presentable within 25
minutes. There will be comments on every paper. If you would like to
be considered for making comments on a paper, please contact the
Secretary with your name, title, institution, AOS, and AOC. To be
considered for publication in Southwest Philosophical Studies, papers
must be no more than 3,000 words plus endnotes using only MLA
formatting. Each paper (regular conference or for possible
publication) should be prepared for blind refereeing.

•    Please send an electronic version (Word document) of papers to Dan
Flores, Secretary, at secretary.nmwt@gmail.com.

The conference will be held at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces located at
705 South Telshor Blvd Las Cruces, NM 88011 (Phone: 575-522-4300 or
1-866-383-0443). For those who wish to stay at the hotel, rooms are
$93.00 (single and double) plus tax. Try to make reservations before
Friday, March 9, 2012 to ensure the $93.00 rate and mention that you
are a member of NMWT. Please check the Society’s website and your e-
mail accounts for any updates. http://www.nmwt.org

Registration and Fees
1. full-time professors: $70;
2. part-time professors and adjuncts: $45;
3. graduate students: $35;
4. undergraduate students: $25;
5. observers not on the program: free.

•    Checks should be made out to: New Mexico West Texas Philosophical
Society

•    Please send registration fees to:

Robert M. Louis, Treasurer
New Mexico-West Texas Philosophical Society
5810 Creston Springs Court
Spring, Texas  77379-8742
treasurer.nmwt@gmail.com (slow service)
Wolrml@aol.com (fast service)

Awards
The New Mexico-West Texas Philosophical Society awards two prizes: (1)
the Hubert Griggs Alexander Memorial Award for an excellent paper by a
philosopher at any career level, on any philosophical topic, but
especially on aesthetics, philosophy of language, symbolic form,
Hispanic philosophy, classical philosophy, or the role of philosophy
in the humanities; and (2) the Houghton Dalrymple Memorial Award for
an excellent paper by a graduate student or recent Ph.D. on any
philosophical topic, but with a preference for papers on epistemology
or Hume. Each award includes a check for $100.00 and publication in
Southwest Philosophical Studies. Those wishing to be considered for
either of these awards should put “Alexander” or “Dalrymple”in the
subject line of their e-mail message and include a CV with their
submission.

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