PhD Workshop: Contemporary Political Philosophy, 13th December, 2013, Nosophi (Paris, France) (Call for Papers)

The research laboratory “Norms, Societies and Philosophy” (NoSoPhi) organizes a Graduate conference in contemporary political philosophy at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris, France) on December 13th 2013.

The conference aims at giving young scholars the opportunity to compare and assess the various methods and leading questions at the forefront of contemporary political philosophy by each presenting a paper on their current research. Consequently contributions falling within the field of economic philosophy will be welcome. [The latter sentence was added to the original announcement. Jean-Sébastien Gharbi].

We welcome papers on any topic related to contemporary political philosophy, such as:

  • power, authority, legitimacy
  • domination, exploitation
  • equality and inequalities
  • theories of rights
  • democracy
  • theories of justice
  • cosmopolitism
  • gender studies
  • environmental philosophy, animal ethics

Papers will be presented in French or in English. They should be between 3000 and 5000 words long. For those unable to send a full paper before the deadline though, shorter versions of about 3 pages will be accepted, provided that a full paper be sent at least one week before the graduate conference.

Graduate students are invited to submit their paper before September 20th, 2013, to:, Notifications of acceptance will be given in October.

Participants will be offered a lunch and dinner near the Sorbonne on December 13th. Accommodation and travelling expenses will not be covered.

Raïssa Maillard, Phd student, Nosophi-PHICO
Juliette Roussin, Phd student, Nosophi-PHICO.

Scientific supervision:
Jean-François Kervégan, (Professor, head of Nosophi)
Sophie Guérard de Latour, (Assistant Professor),
Emmanuel Picavet, (Professor).

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