University of St Andrews, 8-10 July 2022

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.


  • 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.

Submissions should be submitted online using the form below no later than 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 only one of the Open, Postgraduate, or SWIP Sessions. 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.