Sunday, March 25, 2012

CFP: Southwest Philosophical Society



November 9-11, 2012 • Lavin-Bernick Center of Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

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Overview: Papers on any theme or problem in philosophy are welcome.  Presented papers will be published in the Society’s journal, Southwest Philosophy Review.  The Society gives an annual award of $100 to the best paper accepted for the program written by a graduate student or recent Ph.D. (degree must have been granted within three years of the meeting).  Authors who are eligible for the prize should indicate this on the cover page of their submission.

Submissions: Electronic submissions are required and should be sent to  Papers must be in MS Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Papers submitted in any other format cannot be processed.  Papers may not exceed 3000 words in length.  Submissions should include a word count and 150 word abstract (not counted in total word count) on the title page.  Papers exceeding this length will not be considered. Papers should not contain any information identifying the author of the submission.  Submission deadline: Papers must be received by Friday, 13 July 2012.

In a separate title page document, please submit the following: title of the paper, abstract of the paper, author’s name, affiliation, email address and phone number. 

Membership: You must be a member to present. To join the society, send inquiries to: Deb Heikes, University of Alabama - Huntsville,<> 

Questions or comments: Randall Auxier, Southern Illinois University Carbondale,

2012 Conference Hotels: Hampton Inn-Garden District (2 miles from Tulane, but on the St. Charles streetcar line). Rooms are $139 plus taxes. Reservations can be made at  On Where you are going, type “New Orleans, LA.”  Type the group code SWP under “Group Code.”  You can also reserve a room by calling 504-899-9990.  The rate includes breakfast, parking, and wireless internet.  Reservations must be made by 10/9/12.  The hotel website is

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