Submissions are invited for the International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) sessions at the 2012 Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA). The meeting will be held at the Palmer House Hilton hotel in Chicago, Illinois, from Wednesday, February 15 to Saturday, February 18, 2012.
The International Society for Environmental Ethics invites submissions of individual papers (approximately 20 minutes running time) or proposals for themed sessions (particular topics, author-meets-critics, etc.; 2 hours running time).
Submission of proposals:
For individual paper submissions, please submit either: 1) a full paper or 2) a 300-word abstract.
For themed sessions, please submit the proposed session title, a brief description of the session, names of presenters, and titles for each paper. Paper abstracts (of up to 300 words) are strongly encouraged. Participants should be confirmed as willing to attend if the session goes forward.
Materials should be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Marion Hourdequin by email: email@example.com.
The deadline for submitting materials and proposals is August 15, 2011. Decisions will be made by mid-September.
2nd CFP: Perspectives International Journal of Philosophy, 2012 Issue
Perspectives: International Postgraduate Journal of Philosophy is a
peer-reviewed annual publication operating out of the School of Philosophy at UCD, Ireland. Perspectives features articles, book reviews and interviews by postgraduate students and recent graduates encompassing a broad range of current issues in philosophy and its related disciplines.
The theme of the 2012 issue of Perspectives is ‘Philosophy and the
Environment’. We are seeking articles that reflect current research on philosophy and the natural environment. We welcome submissions from both the analytic and continental traditions in philosophy. We equally welcome submissions from related disciplines (including the human and natural sciences, literature, art history, culture studies, animal studies and other fields) seeking to explore the philosophical dimensions of recent research on environmental themes.
Topics addressed many include (but are not limited to) the following:
Embodiment and Nature
Feminism and the Environment
Humanism, Posthumanism, Transhumanism and the Environment
Philosophy and Animal Studies
Philosophy and Biodiversity
Philosophy and Conservation
Philosophy and Ecocriticism
Philosophy and Evolution
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Ecology
Philosophy of Literature and the Environment
Political Philosophy and Nature
Religion, Philosophy and Nature
The Animal Other
The Animal Question
Submissions should be between 5000-7000 words. Please include a brief
abstract (120 words) with keywords. Also include a brief biography for the
contributor’s page, should your paper be accepted. Make sure to include all relevant contact information, including a permanent e-mail address.
Dandelion Times is an online journal that explores the necessity for a compassionate and ecocentric social and personal philosophy. It is a collaborative effort that has emerged from the leftbiocentric (left-bio) email list set up by David Orton of Saltsprings, Nova Scotia, Canada. Leftbios include people in Canada, the USA, Europe, and Australia. The journal is edited by Stuart Hertzog.