THE MIDWEST PRAGMATIST STUDY GROUP

of The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy

 

Eighteenth Annual Meeting

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Indianapolis, Indiana USA

 

24–25 September 2016

Saturday Afternoon and Sunday Morning

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 August 2016

 

The Midwest Pragmatist Study Group meets annually to promote interaction among scholars and students interested in classical American philosophy and contemporary pragmatism broadly conceived. Papers on any aspect of American and pragmatist philosophy are welcome.

 

The annual meetings do not have themes or special topics. However, each year one session is devoted to analysis and discussion of a significant text in American philosophy. This year's text is selections from The Inward Morning (1958) by Henry Bugbee.

 

Reading time for submitted papers should be around 30 to 45 minutes. Each session runs 90 minutes leaving time for plenty of discussion. Works in progress are particularly encouraged including manuscript or dissertation chapters.

 

There is no registration fee or formal registration. Interested persons from any field and students and faculty from any discipline are invited to participate. The meetings are small and friendly, and the sessions emphasize collegial conversation and helpful criticism.

 

The Hans Seigfried Student Travel Fund will provide $50 to any student presenting a paper. The fund honors the memory of Professor Seigfried by encouraging new participants in the study group he founded. If you are a student, please indicate that in a message accompanying your submission.

 

Please submit a draft or a complete paper, suitable for blind review, as an email attachment (MS Word .doc or Adobe .pdf files are preferred) to the chair of the local arrangements committee for forwarding to the program committee:

 

Email Martin Coleman

Institute for American Thought

IUPUI

902 W. New York St, ES0010

Indianapolis, IN 46202

 

Local Arrangements

 

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