The 2019 Meeting of the South Carolina Society for Philosophy will be held March 8-9, 2019 at the University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)​.

Meeting Location

The conference meetings will be held at:


USC School of Law,

1525 Senate St.

Columbia, SC 29208


Information about parking:

If you are staying at the Inn@USC, we recommend you check in with the Inn and leave your car there. The Law School is only a block away.

Public parking is available at the PG-Pendleton Garage, 1501 Pendleton Street, Columbia, 29208. This is one block south of the Law School
(Visitors can park for $0.25 per half hour.  Levels 1a, 1b, and 2a only. Accessible parking available)


Registration Information

Presenters who have submitted papers through the SCSP will be required to register for the conference at the following rates: $40 early bird ($50 on site) for faculty or those who have received their PhD; $25 early bird ($35 on site) for graduate students (MA or PhD); and $10 early bird ($15 on site) for undergraduate students. These registration fees cover SCSP membership dues and conference expenses.  The deadline for early bird registration prices, and for all purchase of banquet tickets, is February 28.  (Please note: Use the Paypal buttons below to pay for the banquet as well as to register for the conference.) 


Checks (for registration and banquet fees) can be made out to "The South Carolina Society for Philosophy" and mailed to our Society Treasurer at the following address:


Benjamin W. McCraw

Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy, and American Studies

University of South Carolina Upstate

800 University Way

Spartanburg, SC 29303


Alternatively, payment can be made (by Paypal or debit/credit card) by the links below. If you submit a payment through Paypal, please print and scan, or take a screenshot of the payment confirmation page and email it to

Online Conference Registration/Payment:

To register at the faculty rate ($40 online; $50 on site), click here:  

To register at the graduate student rate ($25 online; $35 on site), click here:  

To register at the undergraduate student rate ($10 online; $15 on site), click here:

Online Banquet Registration/Payment

Banquet Menu:

Entrée options: Grilled Salmon, Chicken Piccata, or  Vegetarian/ Vegan
Roasted Parmesan Red Potatoes 
Garden Tossed Salad
Peas and Carrots

Key Lime Pie


Please send your entrée choice, as well as any other relevant dietary restrictions, to Ben McCraw at

To purchase a single ticket for the banquet ($26), click here:

To purchase two tickets for the banquet ($47), click here:


Hotel Accommodations

We have a contract with The Inn at USC (1619 Pendleton Street, Columbia, SC) for a block of rooms at the special SCSP conference rate of $129 per night for the nights of March 8th and 9th, 2019. People should request the special SCSP rate when making their reservations. See hotel details at; the hotel phone number is 803-779-7779.