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The Philosophy Graduate Student Association (PGSA) of Florida State University is now accepting submissions for their annual graduate conference on free will, moral responsibility, and agency.

The conference will take place at Florida State University on October 7-8, 2016. Keynote speakers will be:

  • Nomy Arpaly, Professor of Philosophy, Brown University
  • Eddy Nahmias, Professor of Philosophy, Georgia State University

Those interested in submitting high quality papers related to free will, moral responsibility, or the wider notion of agency should email their submissions to fsupgsa@gmail.com. Papers addressing the relationship between scientific developments and free will are also welcome.

Papers should fulfill the following criteria:

  • Prepared for anonymous review
  • No more than 4,000 words
  • Suitable for 25‐minute presentation (to be followed by comments and Q&A)
  • Preceded by an abstract of 150-250 words

Along with the paper, please also submit a cover page with the following information:

  • Presenter’s name
  • Institutional affiliation
  • Contact information (email address or phone number)
  • Title of paper
  • Abstract of the paper
  • Word count

The deadline for submissions is July 29. We will notify those whose papers have been accepted no later than Monday, August 29.

For questions or further information, please contact fsupgsa@gmail.com.

Conference organizers:
Paul Rezkalla (pr15@my.fsu.edu)
Jay Spitzley (jspitzley@fsu.edu)
Andrew Christman (ac15r@my.fsu.edu)
Mirja Perez de Calleja (mp12d@my.fsu.edu)

The conference is organized by the Florida State University’s Philosophy Graduate Student Association (PGSA) and is co-sponsored by FSU’s Congress of Graduate Students (COGS) and FSU’s Philosophy Department.