CFP: Selfless Minds: Radical Disruptions of Self-Consciousness

Guest Editors: Thomas Metzinger (Mainz) & Raphaël Millière (Oxford)

Editors-in-Chief: Sascha Benjamin Fink (Magdeburg), Wanja Wiese (Mainz), Jennifer Windt (Monash)

We invite submissions of high-quality papers, in .docx, .rtf, or .tex format and between 6,000 and 10,000 words in length, excluding abstract and references. Citations must be inserted using a reference management software or BibTeX. The focus of the Special Topic lies on Radical Disruptions of Self-Consciousness (see the Manifesto of the Selfless Minds workshop). Only thematically focussed papers directly dealing with the theme of the Special Topic (as outlined in the Manifesto) will be considered for publication. Please prepare your submission for blind review.

In addition to papers submitted in response to this CfP, all papers presented at the Selfless Minds workshop in October 2018 ( will be considered for publication in this first Special Topic of Philosophy and the Mind Sciences. This includes contributions by:

Adriana Alcaraz Sánchez, Adrian Alsmith, Yochai Ataria, Aviva Berkovich-Ohana, Monima Chadha, Anna Ciaunica, Christian Coseru, Sascha Benjamin Fink, Philip Gerrans, Chris Letheby, Jakub Limanowski, Thomas Metzinger, Raphaël Millière, Roy Solomon, Kathryn Swanson, Link Swanson, Wanja Wiese, and Jennifer Windt

Word limit: 6,000 – 10,000 words

Format: .docx, .rtf, or .tex

Mandatory: Reference management software or BibTeX for citations

Submission link:

Deadline: April 30, 2019

This 1st Special Topic will be the inaugural issue of Philosophy and the Mind Sciences, a new peer-reviewed open-access journal, without publication fees, dedicated to research at the interface between philosophy of mind, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience.

Editorial board of Philosophy and the Mind Sciences

Michael Anderson (Western), Ned Block (NYU), Tyler Burge (UCLA), Olivia Carter (Melbourne), Monima Chadha (Monash), David Chalmers (NYU), Andy Clark (Sussex), Daniel Dennett (Tufts), Ophelia Deroy (LMU), Martin Dresler (Donders), Steve Fleming (UCL), Karl Friston (UCL), Philip Gerrans (Adelaide), Jakob Hohwy (Monash), Bigna Lenggenhager (UZH), Fiona MacPherson (Glasgow), Thomas Metzinger (JGU Mainz), Heleen Slagter (UvA Amsterdam), Antti Revonsuo (Turku, Skövde), Anil Seth (Sussex), Evan Thompson (UBC), Dan Zahavi (Copenhagen, Oxford)


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