2017 Meeting of the
South Carolina Society for Philosophy

February 24-25, 2017 at Coastal Carolina University (Conway, SC)

Keynote Panel on Philosophy in the Public Sphere



Jonathan Neufeld

Associate Professor of Philosophy, College of Charleston


Justin Weinberg

Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of South Carolina


Nancy Williams

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Wofford College


Call for papers: Faculty and students from anywhere in the world are invited to submit abstracts for the 2017 Meeting of the South Carolina Society for Philosophy. Submissions dealing with any topic in philosophy are welcome.


For all submissions, abstracts of 400-500 words are required by January 1, 2017.

Abstracts should be in a format suitable for blind review and include a title and a category (or two) in which the paper might fit at the conference. Please indicate in the body of your email the author’s name, institutional affiliation, phone number, and email address. If you wish your paper to be considered for a prize (see below), please note whether you are a non-tenured SC faculty member, a graduate or a SC undergraduate student. Final papers should be no longer than 3000 words.


Panel proposals on any topic in philosophy are also welcome.

Proposals should include abstracts for each presentation, a page specifying the topic, format (including time required), the names and contact information for all panelists, and titles for each paper.


Three prizes will be awarded: best paper authored by a non-tenured faculty member at a South Carolina institution; best paper authored by a graduate student; and best paper authored by an undergraduate student at a South Carolina institution.  Note: all faculty and students wishing to be considered for one of the prizes must submit the full paper, prepared for blind review, by February 1, 2017.


Submission Instructions:

Email your submissions to David Reiter (Erskine College), SCSP Vice President and 2017 Conference Program Chair, at reiter@erskine.edu. Please use the subject line “SCSP 2017 Submission.”