CFP: 2009 University of Waterloo Philosophy Graduate Conference

Venue: Waterloo

Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Event Date/Time: Apr 30, 2009 End Date/Time: May 01, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Feb 20, 2009
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The Philosophy Graduate Students Association at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario will be hosting their annual graduate conference in philosophy on April 30th and May 1st, 2009.

We are pleased to welcome as our keynote speaker Dr. Sanford Goldberg, Chair of the Philosophy Department at Northwestern University. He will be delivering a talk to conclude the conference, and all who are interested are welcome to attend. The title of his lecture will be announced as it becomes available to us.

We welcome high quality submissions from graduate students in philosophy in any area of philosophy. Papers that involve subject matter relating to epistemology, preferably with a focus on justification, will receive special consideration. A selection of presented papers will also be published in Eidos: The Canadian Graduate Journal of Philosophy. Submissions should be prepared for blind review and should include, on a detachable coversheet, the following information:

1. Word Count (~4000 – 5000 Words – Each student will be allotted 40 mins, with 25 mins speaking time and 15 mins of questions)
2. Paper Title
3. Author’s Name
4. Institutional Affiliation
5. Address/Email Address
6. Telephone Number
7. A Short Abstract

Please email your submissions in either .doc or .pdf files to or, if you prefer to mail them, please send two (2) copies to

Philosophy Graduate Students Association
c/o: Department of Philosophy
University of Waterloo,
200 University Ave W
Waterloo, ON, Canada
N2L 3G1

The deadline for submissions is February 20th, 2009

Please visit for more information on the University of Waterloo Philosophy Graduate Students Association and programs of past conferences. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us at