The Ninth Annual Conference of the Northwestern University Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics (NUSTEP) invites paper submissions. The conference will be held May 21-23, 2015 and will feature keynote addresses by Frances Kamm and Joseph Raz. Submissions are due February 15, 2015.
The Ninth Annual Conference of the Northwestern University Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics (NUSTEP) welcomes submissions from faculty and from graduate students, as some sessions will be reserved for student presentations. Please submit an essay of approximately 4000 words. Essay topics in all areas of ethical theory and political philosophy will be considered, although some priority will be given to essays that take up themes from the work of Frances Kamm and Joseph Raz, such as authority, death and dying, duties, freedom, law, moral status, normativity, permissible harm and killing, practical reason, responsibility, rights, terrorism, torture, value, and war. Essays should be prepared for blind review in word, rtf, or pdf format. Graduate submissions should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; faculty submissions should be sent by e-mail to Kyla Ebels-Duggan.