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Tennessee Philosophical Association
51st Annual Meeting: Nov. 8-9, 2019
Vanderbilt University

 Keynote Speaker

 Kenny Easwaran, Texas A&M University

<Title to be announced>


Abstract. <forthcoming>.

Friday, 7:30 P.M., 114 Furman Hall, followed by a spirited reception



Sessions: Saturday, Furman Hall
9:00 am through 4:40 pm

9:00-9:55 a.m.
10:05-11:00 a.m.
11:05-11:10 a.m.

Business Meeting:  Elections for President and Secretary; Furman 109

11:15-1:25 p.m.

Lunch:  On your own  (see insert in conference packet for local eateries)

1:30-2:25 p.m.
2:35-3:30 p.m.
3:45-4:40 p.m.

 Abstracts of papers

Author Meets Critics



Accommodations information will be posted approximately two months before the meetings.


Call for Papers

Papers are welcome on topics in any area of philosophy.  Maximum length is 3,000 words for the body of the paper (approximately 10 double-spaced pages). Head your paper with a short abstract of no more than 100 words. Please use Times New Roman or other suitable 12 point font.

Electronic submissions are strongly preferred.  Please include your title, 100-word abstract, and word count in your submission email.  The paper itself may be in Word, rtf, or PDF format.  If you cannot submit electronically, mail two hardcopies to the association president; be sure to include an email address for follow up communication.

Deadline: Deadline for receipt of submissions is Friday, September 13th, 2019.

Submissions should be sent directly to our President:

Jeremy Shipley
[subject line: "TPA submission"]

Snail mail:
Jeremy Shipley
Steinhauer-Rogan-Black Humanities Bldg
1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066

Respondents:  We will issue a call for commentators in late September; please help by volunteering and encouraging your advanced students and colleagues to do so, too.

Decisions will be sent in late September.


A map and directions to Furman Hall are available on the Vanderbilt Website.  You will need to click the "Back" button to return to the TPAWeb site after you go to Vandy's  map and directions to Furman Hall.

Furman Hall --Photograph by Neil Brake

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