Hume Conference 2015

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42nd International Hume Society Conference
Hosted by Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
July 20th–24th, 2015

Deadline for registration is Thursday June 25.

 

Conference Themes:

Hume's Life and Biography

Hume's Fictions and Fictionalism

Character and Self in Hume’s Moral Philosophy

 

Invited speakers:

James Harris, St. Andrews

Michel B. Gill, University of Arizona

Elisabeth Schellekens Dammann, Uppsala universitet

 

Book Panel, author meets critics

On Mikko Tolonens Mandelville and Hume: Anatomists of Civil Society. Critics are Aaron Garrett (Boston) and David Raynor (Ottawa).

Panel on Hume´s fictions and fictionalism

With Saul Traiger (Occidental College), Amy Kind (Claremont McKenna College), and Fabian Dorsch (Fribourg).

Panel on Character and Self in Hume's moral philosophy

With Donald Ainslie (Toronto), Jane McIntyre (Cleveland State), and Lorraine Besser (Middlebury College).

 

Call for papers:

We invite papers in all areas of Hume studies but especially welcome submissions bearing some relation to the conference themes:

  • Hume's Life and Biography
  • Hume's Fictions and Fictionalism
  • Character and Self in Hume’s Moral Philosophy

Papers should be no more than thirty minutes reading length (4000 words) and should be submitted with an Abstract (200 words). All self-references should be deleted for anonymous review. Papers and Abstracts must be submitted in English. Papers should not have been published by the date of the conference. Authors may submit their papers as either MS Word documents or in rich text format (RTF).

Papers should be submitted to: http://www.humesociety.org/conferences/cmgr

Hume Society Young Scholar Awards are given to qualifying graduate students whose papers areaccepted through the normal anonymous review process.

Deadline for Submissions: November 1, 2014

Please email web@humesociety.org for questions regarding paper submissions.

 

Directors:

Henrik Bohlin (Södertörn University), Åsa Carlson (Gävle University), Jonas Olson (Stockholm University), Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University), Henning Strandin (Stockholm University).

Sponsors:

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