Friday, November 30, 2012

CFP: Philosophy in the Contemporary World

*Call for Papers:  20th Annual Conference of the Society for Philosophy in
the Contemporary World*

*July 19-23, 2013, Estes Park, CO*

We invite submissions for the 20th-annual conference of SPCW. We welcome
paper on all topics, from any and all philosophical traditions. The society
fosters and supports productive philosophical exchange in a constructive
environment. New members are always welcomed!

Standard submissions:   papers with a maximum length of 3,500 words, and an
abstract of 100 words or less.   Alternative presentation and creative
proposals will be given consideration.

Electronic submissions are preferred.

*Submissions are due March 1, 2013*

Questions and submissions (prepared for blind review) should be sent
electronically to:, Program Chair:

Robert Metcalf, Assoc. Professor & Chair, Department of Philosophy,
University of Colorado Denver

This year, we celebrate 20 years of thinking with SPCW.  Members of the
Society, and participants from previous conferences, are encouraged to
return to, critically reevaluate and develop, papers presented at previous

Participants new to the Society are encouraged to submit papers on any of
the topics highlighted at the annual conference over the past 20 years:

   - Multiculturalism and Philosophy  Whither Liberal Arts?
   - Back to the things themselves  Human Nature and Human Habitats
   - Contemporary Culture   Philosophy and Everyday Life
   - Democracy and Democratic Theory  Intersubjectivity: Self, Other, and
   - Sport, Play and Leisure   Time, History, and Social Change
   - Place and Space   Philosophy and Humanistic Studies
   - Work, Labor, Creation   Culture and Ethics
   - Philosophy of Place   Tradition and Memory
   - Bridging Analytic and Continental Philosophy  Power, Law and the
   Possibility of Peace
   - Literary Theory and Philosophy  Applying the Virtues
   - Religious & Secular Institutions  Aesthetics
   - in the Contemporary World  Justice and Identity in a Global Context
   - Discourse and Dissent   Living Mindfully:  Food, Environment, and

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