Posted: 21 de November de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Call for Papers, Event

Fifth Annual

Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress

University of Colorado, Boulder
August 9-12, 2012
Boulder, Colorado

an international conference geared to offer the highest quality, highest altitude discussion of ethics, broadly conceived

Call For Papers


The Center for Values and Social Policy in the Philosophy Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder is pleased to invite paper proposals for the fifth annual RoME congress.  Papers from all areas of ethics and political theory are invited.  To encourage the participation of junior scholars, the University of Colorado will be awarding a Young Ethicist Prize of $500 for most meritorious submission.  The prize competition is open to any participating untenured philosopher (including, but not limited to, tenure-track faculty, instructors, and graduate students).


Speakers to be announced in coming months.




Submission of abstracts: Feb 1, 2012.

Notification of acceptance: April 15, 2012.

Full paper submission for Young Ethicist Prize Consideration: June 1, 2012.



Abstracts only (750-1000 words).  Shorter or longer abstracts will not be accepted.

Double spaced, prepared for blind-review.


(Anticipate full papers at half-hour reading time or 4500 words, whichever is shorter.)


In order to be considered for the Young Ethicist Prize, complete papers must be submitted by June 1, 2012 and abstracts must have already been accepted for participation.  Announcement of a winner will be made at the event.


Indicate in your submission whether you would consider being a commentator on another paper, should your paper not be accepted to the conference for presentation.


Please submit abstracts electronically (in Word format) to Benjamin Hale ( and Alastair Norcross (
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Benjamin Hale

Assistant Professor

Philosophy Department and

Environmental Studies Program


1333 Grandview, UCB 0488

University of Colorado, Boulder

Boulder, Colorado 80309


Tel: 303 735-3624; Fax: 303 735-1576

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Personal blog:

Co-Editor: Ethics, Policy & Environment


Center for Values and Social Policy (Philosophy)

Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CIRES)


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