Early Modern—Saint Louis

Early Modern—Saint Louis (EM-STL) is a conference on Modern philosophy to be held May 3-4, 2019 in downtown Saint Louis, MO.

Call for Abstracts 2019

May 3rd and 4th, St. Louis, MO

Submissions are welcome on any aspect of Modern philosophy, roughly understood as the period from Montaigne through Mill. Submissions on British philosophy after Hume are particularly encouraged.

Submissions treating any aspect of race, gender, and disability in early modern philosophy will be given special consideration for a panel on those topics, led by Julie Walsh (Wellesley College)

Keynote presentation: "Kant, Inferentialism, and the Question of Perception" by David Landy (San Francisco State University)

Panel on Locke, Hume and Shepherd on Body/Externality by Annemarie Butler (Iowa State University), Tim Black (CSU Northridge), and Alison Peterman (University of Rochester)

Please submit anonymized, 300-500 word abstracts prepared for blind review through Easychair.

Papers should ultimately be suitable for a 25 minute presentation, followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.

Deadline for submissions: February 1st, 2019
Notifications of acceptance: February 18, 2019

Download this call for abstracts as a PDF.

Richard Fry (SIUE) and Krista Rodkey (Hope College), organizers

Please contact us with any questions!

Sponsored by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Philosophy and College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy at Saint Louis University