Free Will and Moral Responsibility Summer School

Organization: Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies

Venue: Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies

Location: Moscow, Russian Federation

Event Date/Time: Aug 11, 2014 End Date/Time: Aug 25, 2014
Abstract Submission Date: May 01, 2014
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Description

The Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies (MCCS) is hosting a summer school from the 11th to the 25th of August 2014 devoted to the problem of free. The summer school will led by the well-known expert Prof. John Martin Fischer of the University of California, Riverside.

Graduate students and recent PhDs are invited to submit applications to participate in this summer school. For two weeks, you will be hosted by MCCS in a beautiful area on the Volga River near Moscow.

The summer school will include lectures and discussions led by Prof. Fischer and Associate Prof. Matthew Talbert (West Virginia University).

MCCS will provide accommodation, food, and transfers. We also will compensate 50% of your round trip ticket to Moscow. 

To apply for admission to the summer school, please submit a ten-page writing sample (2,500 to 3,000 words) that demonstrates your knowledge of current work on free will and your own ideas about this topic. Please also submit two letters of recommendation from philosophers working in this area (your supervisor or other qualified people who know your work), and a Curriculum Vitae.

The deadline for submitting applications is May 1st, 2014. Please send your application materials to Artem Besedin at A.Besedin@hardproblem.ru . Decisions will be announced by 1st of June. 

Venue

Organizations

Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies
14 Obraztsova St.
Moscow
127055
Russian Federation

Conference Speakers

Prof. Fischer (University of California, Riverside)

Associate Prof. Matthew Talbert (West Virginia University).

Additional Information

We will provide two applicants with full scholarships (room and board, travel transfers, and full travel expenses to and from Moscow).

The deadline for submitting applications is May 1st. We may be able to consider late applications, but we cannot guarantee that this will be possible.

For further information about the MCCS and its activities, see http://www.Hardproblem.ru.

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