sexta-feira, 28 de outubro de 2011

A Conference on Honor

Honor has attracted an enormous amount of interest in recent decades from scholars working in a variety of disciplines. Yet this value, so treasured by mankind throughout time and space, has barely been explored by contemporary philosophers. To help address this problem, the Philosophy department of the University of Minnesota-Morris invites submissions for the first conference on honor in analytic philosophy.


Relevant topics might include:
• The nature of honor
• The moral/ethical status of honor
• Honor, insult, and violence
• Honor and sport, war
• Honor and emotions
• Honor killings
• Honor and gender
• Honor and liberalism, conservatism

_Keynotes_:

Laurie M. Johnson
(Political Science, Kansas State)
Thomas Hobbes: Turning Point for Honor

Lad Sessions
(Philosophy, Washington and Lee)
Honor For Us: A Philosophical Analysis, Interpretation and Defense

_Details:_

Conference Date: April 6, 2012
Location: University of Minnesota-Morris
Deadline for submissions: Jan 1, 2012
Replies: Jan 15, 2012

Abstracts (acceptable) must be no more than 750 words; papers (favored) no more than 4000 words.

Direct questions and materials to Dan Demetriou (ddemetri@morris.umn.edu)

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