CALL FOR PAPERS
Eastern Regional Conference
"Theistic Metaphysics and Naturalism"
October 24-26, 2013
University of South Florida
Trenton Merricks (University of Virginia)
Christina Van Dyke (Calvin College)
The Eastern Regional Meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers (SCP) will be held October 24-26 at the University of South Florida. Submissions are welcome from all theological perspectives, and we welcome Christian and non-Christian presenters and participants. The theme this year will be "Theistic Metaphysics and Naturalism." Paper submissions on any topic of philosophical interest, however, will be given equal consideration.
Submissions should be 3,000 words or less and prepared for blind review (please send a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file with no identifying 'marks'). Submissions should also include a cover letter with your name, institutional affiliation, email address, paper title, and an abstract of 150 words or less.
Deadline for submissions: August 3rd, 2013. Submissions should be sent to email@example.com.
There is a $500 SCP-funded award for the best graduate student paper. If you would like to be considered for the award, please indicate this in your cover letter.
For additional information, please contact Daniel Collette (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jeffery Steele (email@example.com).
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