Atlantic Region Philosophers’ Association October 16-17, 2009, Cape Breton University

Apr 05, 2009 Jul 10, 2009

Atlantic Region Philosophers' Association October 16-17, 2009, Cape Breton University Sydney, Nova Scotia

Keynote: Address: Anthony Weston, Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies (Elon University, North Carolina).

Please email abstracts of no more than 150 words to Andrew Reynolds. Also include your name, contact information, institutional affiliation, as well as a (short) title with your abstract.

Deadline for submissions: July 31, 2009

For more information about beautiful Cape Breton and the conference, please visit: http://faculty.capebretonu.ca/philosophy/arpa.html

Conference Theme: We are pleased to invite papers on the topic Philosophy in Evolution. Papers from all areas of Philosophy are invited, including historical, scientific, epistemological, social, or moral Philosophy. Topics might address Philosophy as an evolving discipline, progress within branches of Philosophy (such as Feminist Ethics or Epistemology), individuals' feminist, moral or philosophical progress, theories of change, or evolution.

Appel de communications

Toute communication sur le sujet:
Le philosophie de l’Evolution sere bienvenue sur les horizons de le philosophie. On peut disserter de le philosophie comme discipline évolutive, du progress des different philosophies (come la Feminisme), de le philosophie, du progress feministe, moral ou philosophique des individus, des theories du changement, ou encore de l’évolution.

Veuillez soumettre un résumé de 150 mots maximum á Andrew_reynolds@cbu.ca et y inclure votre nom, vos coordonnées institutionnelles et proposer aussi un court titre.

Date de tombée: 31 Juillet, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Professor Weston is Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Elon University, North Carolina. His books include:
Toward Better Problems: New Perspectives On Abortion, Animal Rights, The Environment, And Justice (1992)
Back To Earth: Tomorrow's Environmentalism (1994)
A Practical Companion To Ethics (2005)
An Invitation To Environmental Philosophy (1999)
A 21st Century Ethical Toolbox( 2001)
A Rulebook For Arguments (2001)
Jobs For Philosophers (2004)
Creativity For Critical Thinkers (2006)
Creative Problem-Solving In Ethics (2006)
How To Re-Imagine The World: A Pocket Guide For Practical Visionaries (2007)
The Incompleat Eco-Philosopher: Essays From The Edges Of Environmental Ethics (2009)

Conference: Participants in the conference must be current members in the Atlantic Regional Philosophers’ Association. Special conference rate at the Delta Sydney is available. Membership, hotel, and conference venue information is available on the conference website

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