CFP: 2012 JOINT SESSION

Posted: 13 de January de 2012 by Fernando Furtado in Call for Papers, Event

2012 JOINT SESSION OF THE ARISTOTELIAN SOCIETY & THE MIND ASSOCIATION

UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

6 – 8 JULY 2012

**CALL FOR PAPERS**

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ABOUT

The Joint Session is a three-day conference in philosophy that is co-organised every year by the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association. Since 1910, the Joint Session has grown to become the largest gathering of philosophers in the United Kingdom, attracting prestigious UK and international speakers working in a broad range of philosophical areas. Inaugurated by the incoming President of the Mind Association, the Joint Session includes symposia, open and postgraduate sessions, and a range of satellite conferences.

The 86th Joint Session will be held at the University of Stirling on the weekend of 6-8 July 2012. The local organiser is Dr. Adrian Haddock.

Learn more about the Joint Session:

http://www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/index.html

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

 

INAUGURAL ADDRESS

Jeremy Butterfield (Cambridge)

 

SYMPOSIA

Jonathan Wolff (UCL) & Gopal Sreenivasan (Duke)

R. Jay Wallace (Berkeley) & David Owens (Reading)

Béatrice Longuenesse (NYU) & Sebastian Gardner (UCL)

Hannah Ginsborg (Berkeley) & Adrian Haddock (Stirling)

Christopher Peacocke (Columbia) & John Campbell (Berkeley)

Elizabeth Fricker (Oxford) & John Hawthorne (Oxford)

 

Read more about the featured speakers:

http://www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_programme.html

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CALL FOR PAPERS – THE OPEN SESSION

 

Download the 2012 Call for Papers (PDF):

http://www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/call_for_papers.html

 

THE OPEN SESSIONS

The Open Sessions take place during the Saturday and Sunday afternoons of the conference. There are a large number of places available, allowing room for an extensive and diverse programme of talks. There are no restrictions on the areas of philosophy which papers may address. The intention is to accommodate all philosophical material (so far as time and space in the programme allow) that is suitable for presentation. Each Open Session talk lasts up to 20 minutes and is followed by an additional 10 minutes for discussion.

GUIDELINES

• Submissions should be no more than 2000 words, including footnotes and bibliography, and should begin with a 100-250 word abstract.

• Submissions should include a title page containing the name of the author, title of the paper, institution and status (if applicable), and email and mailing addresses.

• Submissions should be typewritten in a standard 12 pt font and single-spaced throughout (including references and quotations). All pages should be numbered and have margins of one inch or more.

• Submissions should be formatted in Word, RTF, or PDF. Papers containing symbols liable to distortion should be submitted in PDF.

 

Submissions should be sent to jointsession@stir.ac.uk by 1 February 2012.

 

ADDITIONAL INFO

• Authors whose papers have been accepted for the Open Session will be informed by the end of March 2012.

• Papers accepted for the Open Sessions will not be considered for publication in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society and expenses will not be paid.

• Only one paper per individual may be submitted. Submissions must be for either the Open or the Postgraduate Sessions – not both.

• All conference delegates must be members of either the Aristotelian Society or the Mind Association.

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CALL FOR PAPERS – THE POSTGRADUATE SESSION

The Postgraduate Session occurs on the Saturday afternoon of the conference. All submissions are blind reviewed and a maximum of eight are selected for presentation. Only current postgraduate students (including those who have obtained a postgraduate degree within the past year) may submit for the Postgraduate Session. Each talk for the Postgraduate Session lasts up to 20 minutes and is followed by an additional 10 minutes for discussion.

 

GUIDELINES

• Submissions should be no more than 2500 words, including footnotes and bibliography, and should begin with a 100-250 word abstract.

• Submissions should be prepared for blind review. They should be accompanied by a separate document containing the name of the author, title of the paper, institution and status, and email and mailing addresses. Submissions should not include any self-identifying references in the body or footnotes of the text.

• Submissions should be typewritten in a standard 12 pt font and single-spaced throughout (including references and quotations). All pages should be numbered and have margins of one inch or more.

• Submissions should be formatted in Word, RTF, or PDF. Papers containing symbols liable to distortion should be submitted in PDF.

 

Submissions should be sent to mail@aristoteliansociety.org.uk by 1 February 2012.

 

ADDITIONAL INFO

• Students whose papers have been selected for the Postgraduate Session will be informed by the end of March 2012.

• The selected postgraduate students will have their conference fee and accommodation expenses covered by the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association.

• Exemplary papers delivered for the Postgraduate Session may be considered for publication in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society.

• Only one paper per individual may be submitted. Submissions must be for either the Open or the Postgraduate Sessions. However, papers submitted to the Postgraduate Sessions, which are unsuccessful, could be recommended for inclusion in the Open Sessions.

• All conference delegates must be members of either the Aristotelian Society or the Mind Association.

 

Download the 2012 Call for Papers (PDF):

http://www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/call_for_papers.html

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CONTACT

For enquiries regarding the Open Sessions, please contact the local organiser, Dr. Adrian Haddock, at the University of Stirling:jointsession@stir.ac.uk

For enquiries regarding the Postgraduate Session, please contact the Executive Administrator, Mr. Mark Cortes Favis, at the Aristotelian Society: mail@aristoteliansociety.org.uk

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FURTHER INFO

University of Stirling: http://www.philosophy.stir.ac.uk

The Mind Association: http://www.mindassociation.org

The Aristotelian Society: http://www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk

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END ANNOUNCEMENT

The Aristotelian Society, founded in 1880, is a charity registered in the United Kingdom (no. 254021).

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