CFP: 11th Annual Shapiro Graduate Philosophy Conference at Brown (8/5/06; 10/13/06-10/14/06)

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Rubin, Katherine

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

Keynote Speaker:
Ted Sider
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.

We also invite papers of high quality in any area of philosophy.

Applicants must submit papers electronically as .pdf, .doc, or .rtf files. Please submit:
1. A cover sheet with an abstract
(maximum 150 words), and
2. A paper (approximately 3,000 words)

no later than August 5, 2005. Please submit in blind review format, with all identifying information on the cover sheet only. Each page should be titled and numbered.

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