CFP: Northwestern Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS
From faculty and graduate students

SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL THEORY AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Northwestern University
Third Annual Conference
April 23–25, 2009

Keynote Addresses:
Samuel SCHEFFLER: “The Normativity of Tradition”
Seana SHIFFRIN: “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 to
leegoldsmith2012 [at] u.northwestern.edu; faculty submissions
should be sent to garthoff [at] 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