Call for Papers
University of St Andrews ● 8-10 July 2022

The Open Session

The Open Sessions take place during the Saturday and Sunday afternoons of the conference. There are a large number of places available, allowing room for an extensive and diverse programme of talks. There are no restrictions on the areas of philosophy which papers may address. The intention is to accommodate all philosophical material (so far as time and space in the programme allow) that is suitable for presentation. Each Open Session talk lasts up to 20 minutes and is followed by an additional 10 minutes for discussion.

Guidelines

  • Submissions should be anonymised and no more than 2000 words long, including footnotes and bibliography, and should begin with an abstract of no more than 100 words.
  • Submissions should not include any self-identifying references in the body or footnotes of the text.
  • Submissions should be formatted in Word.
  • Any paper submitted for the Open Session must not be submitted for any other session.
  • All conference delegates must be members of either the Aristotelian Society or the Mind Association.

 

Submissions should be submitted via email to opensessions@st-andrews.ac.uk. In the body of the email please include your name, the title of your paper, the subdisciplinary area of your paper, your institutional affiliation (if any) and status, and email address.

The submission deadline is 23:59 BST on 1 February 2022.

The Postgraduate Session

The Postgraduate Session occurs on the Saturday afternoon of the conference. All submissions are blind reviewed and a maximum of eight are selected for presentation. Only current postgraduate students (including those who have obtained a postgraduate degree within the past year) can submit for the Postgraduate Session. Each talk for the Postgraduate Session lasts up to 20 minutes and is followed by an additional 10 minutes for discussion.

Guidelines

  • Submissions should be no more than 2500 words, including footnotes and bibliography, and should begin with a 100-250 word abstract.
  • Submissions should be prepared for blind review. The following details should be entered onto the online submission form: name of the author, title of the paper, institution and status, and email and mailing addresses.
  • Submissions should not include any self-identifying references in the body or footnotes of the text.
  • Submissions should be typewritten in a standard 12 pt font and single-spaced throughout (including references and quotations). All pages should be numbered and have margins of one inch or more.
  • Submissions should be formatted in Word, RTF, or PDF. Papers containing symbols liable to distortion should be submitted in PDF.

Please visit our Postgraduate Session page to access our online submissions form.

The submission deadline is 23:59 BST on 1 February 2022.

Additional Information

  • Students whose papers have been selected for the Postgraduate Session will be informed by the end of March 2022.
  • The selected postgraduate students will have their conference fee and accommodation expenses covered by the Aristotelian Society.
  • Exemplary papers delivered for the Postgraduate Session will be considered for publication in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society.
  • Only one paper per individual may be submitted. Submissions must be for either the Open or the Postgraduate Sessions – not both. Rejected submissions for the Postgraduate Session could be recommended for the Open Session.
  • All conference delegates must be members of either the Aristotelian Society or the Mind Association.

THE SWIP SESSION

The Society for Women in Philosophy UK Session is a special panel held on Saturday afternoon which draws together papers that further the aims of SWIP. This includes papers on feminism and related emancipatory philosophies, on women in the history of philosophy, and on achieving gender justice and related forms of justice in the profession.

Guidelines

  • Submissions should be no more than 2000 words, including footnotes, bibliography, and an abstract of no more than 100 words.
  • Submissions should be prepared for anonymous review, and should not include any self-identifying references in the body or footnotes of the text.
  • Submissions should be typewritten in a standard 12 pt font and single-spaced throughout (including references and quotations). All pages should be numbered and have margins of one inch or more.
  • Submissions should be formatted in Word, RTF, or PDF. Papers containing symbols liable to distortion should be submitted in PDF.

 

Submissions for the SWIP Session should be sent by email to Lucienne Spencer no later than 23:59 BST on 1 February 2022.

Additional Information

  • SWIP is committed to ensuring that financial considerations do not pose a barrier to participation. In the case of presenters who are not able to access institutional funding and would not otherwise be able to attend, we will cover the cost of early bird registration and contribute to the costs of basic travel and accommodation up to a maximum of £250.
  • Conference delegates must be members of either the Aristotelian Society or the Mind Association.
  • Exemplary papers delivered for the Postgraduate Session will be considered for publication in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society.
  • Submissions must be for only one of the Open, SWIP or Postgraduate Sessions. The SWIP team will automatically pass on all rejected submissions for consideration for inclusion in the Open Sessions. If you do not wish your submission to be passed on, please indicate this in your email.