"The accident of where one is born is just that, an accident; any human being might have been born in any nation"
Martha Nussbaum, 'Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism' in For Love of Country (Beacon Press, 2002)

Monday, 17 November 2008

CFP: Northwestern Society for Ethical Theory and Political Philosophy

CALL FOR PAPERS
FROM FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL THEORY AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

THIRD ANNUAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 23–25, 2009

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES:

Samuel Scheffler (NYU), “The Normativity of Tradition”
Seana Shiffrin (UCLA), “Inducing Deliberation”

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: The deadline for submission is February 15, 2009. We welcome submissions from both faculty and graduate students, as some sessions will be reserved for graduate student presentations. Please submit an essay of approximately 4000 words and an abstract of not more than 150 words. Essay topics in all areas of ethical theory and political philosophy will be considered, although some priority will be given to essays that take up themes from the works of Samuel Scheffler and Seana Shiffrin (such as autonomy, distributive justice, legal philosophy, the morality of association, and responsibility). Essays and abstracts should be prepared for blind review in word, rtf, or pdf format. Graduate submissions should be sent by email to leegoldsmith2012@u.northwestern.edu; faculty submissions should be sent by email to garthoff@northwestern.edu. Notices of acceptance will be distributed no later than March 31, 2009. For more information, please contact Jon Garthoff at the email address above or visit the conference website.

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