CFP: Buffalo Annual Experimental Philosophy Conference 2015

Conference dates: Fri., Sept. 11 – Sat., Sept. 12, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Thomas Nadelhoffer (College of Charleston)

Prof. Nadelhoffer’s main areas of research include free will, moral psychology, neuroethics, and punishment theory.

We invite submissions for paper or poster presentations on any topic pertaining to experimental philosophy. Submissions can report new experimental results or contribute to broader philosophical or methodological debates over existing or possible results. Both XPhi-friendly and XPhi-critical papers are welcomed. For paper submissions, we prefer to receive complete papers, but we will also accept extended abstracts. For poster submissions, please submit an extended abstract.

Participants who give paper presentations will be given 50 minute sessions within which to present their research and to respond to questions. Speakers are encouraged to allow at least 15 min. for Q&A. Speakers are also strongly encouraged to talk through their papers rather than read them verbatim. A poster session and hors d’oeuvres reception will take place on the evening of Fri., Sept. 11.

The conference registration fee will be $50 for faculty and $25 for graduate students and independent scholars.

Submissions should be sent via email to (please mention conference with submission) no later than June 1, 2015. Organizers: Robert Kelly and James Beebe (Experimental Epistemology Research Group, University at Buffalo). The event is sponsored by the Peter Hare Memorial Fund and the Dept. of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo (SUNY).

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