Call for Papers
The 11th Annual Shapiro Graduate Philosophy Conference at Brown
Presented by the Philosophy Department at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
October 13th and 14th, 2006
Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University
Submission Deadline: August 5, 2006
Topic: Methodology and Explanation
This topic should be construed broadly and may include questions about ontology, explanatory relevance, the explanatory power of identity statements, reductionism, the function and value of modal intuitions, the nature of concepts and categories, the nature of realism, thought experiments, context-sensitivity, empirical research and philosophy, and related issues.