Canadian Philosophical Association, Annual Congress, 2016, CFP

Oct 21, 2015 Jun 03, 2016

2016 Annual Congress
University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, May 29 to June 1, 2016

ALL SUBMITTERS:
1) Everyone submitting an individual paper or a proposal for a symposium, round table or workshop must be a current CPA member. On-line payment is available through the CPA website. Also, all congress participants must pay congress registration fees to the CFHSS and to the CPA.
2) Partial reimbursement of travel costs is only available to students, part-time faculty and unemployed members.

SUBMITTED PAPERS:
1) All texts must be submitted in English or in French through the EasyChair Conference System. Authors must be registered with EasyChair; registration is free. Click here for the paper submission portal. The deadline for submitting is midnight Sunday January 10, 2016. Please state clearly the discipline (listed below) of the paper.
2) Submissions must be prepared for anonymous refereeing: all identifying information must be removed.
3) Limit of two submissions per author; only one paper will be presented.
4) Limit of one submission in any one discipline.

There are two formats for individual paper submissions.
a) Submit a completed paper of no more than 4000 words. Papers exceeding this word count will not be considered. Word count does not include the bibliography, notes or abstract. Submitted papers must include an abstract of no more than 100 words. Accepted papers will be scheduled for hour-long sessions with assigned commentators.
b) Submit an abstract of no more than 500 words (excluding bibliography). Accepted abstracts will be scheduled for half-hour sessions but will not be assigned commentators. Abstracts are not eligible for essay prizes.

Individuals interested in commenting on papers should contact the Executive Director by March 15, 2016. Please indicate if you are willing to comment in English on papers delivered in French.
Submitters are invited to identify themselves as students or faculty in order to be eligible for the Student Essay Prizes or for the Faculty Essay Prizes. Only full or long papers are eligible for the prizes.
It is a CPA tradition that presenters are asked to chair sessions, usually adjacent to their own. Please read the programme carefully in order to find these assignations.

SYMPOSIA, ROUND TABLES AND WORKSHOPS:
1) Proposals for symposia, round tables and workshops must be submitted by November 15, 2015. Please include a list of tentative participants. All participating Canadian philosophers must be current CPA members.
2) The length of the session is limited to a half-day.
3) Limit of one symposium proposal per organizer.
4) All proposals for symposia, round tables and workshops must be submitted through the CPA submission portal.
5) Please state clearly the discipline (listed below) of the symposium. If it belongs to more than one, please indicate them in descending order of importance. In case of doubt, please contact the Programme Chair.
6) PLEASE NOTE THAT STRONG PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO SUBMISSIONS THAT INCLUDE AT LEAST ONE PRESENTATION IN FRENCH.

DISCIPLINES
1. History of philosophy
2. Contemporary European philosophy
3. Social & political philosophy
4. Philosophy of law
5. Decision theory
6. Logic and Philosophy of mathematics
7. Philosophy of language 8. Philosophy of mind
9. Ancient & medieval philosophy
10. Philosophy of arts & aesthetics
11. Metaphysics
12. Philosophy of religion
13. Philosophy of science
14. Feminist philosophy
15. Normative & applied ethics
16. Metaethics & moral psychology
17. Epistemology
18. Non-Western philosophy
19. Philosophy of cognitive sciences

PROGRAMME CHAIR
Sam Cowling; Email: Cowling

CPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Louise Morel; Tel.: (613) 301-6310; Email: Morel

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