Philosophy Events

                Society for Philosophy and Geography
                                     sessions at the
                               2000 Central Division
                  American Philosophical Association

Session 1: Moral and Political Dimensions of Urbanism

Papers and abstracts are invited on any theme or topic related to the
above. All philosophical viewpoints are welcome.

Session 2: Open

Papers and abstracts are invited on any topic that addresses the
intersection between philosophy and geography.  This includes, but is not
limited to, issues of space, place, lived space, urbanism, the social
dimensions of space, the aesthetics of place, environmental philosophy,
historical topics, etc.  All philosophical viewpoints are welcome.

                           Deadline: Sept. 1, 1999.
                     Send papers and abstracts to:

                               Jonathan Maskit
                             Denison University
                       Department of Philosophy
                          Granville, OH 43023

                       voice:   740  587  6506
                       fax:      740  587  6417


Seventeenth International Social Philosophy Conference

Call for Papers
The conference will be held July 20 - 23, 2000. The conference theme is
Communication, Conflict and Reconciliation.

Call for Abstracts: We encourage contributors to submit proposals for
presentations which focus on the theme of this conference, but we also
welcome proposals in all areas of social philosophy. Please submit two
copies of a 300 - 500 word abstract of your proposal to:

David Johnson, Department of Philosophy, Massachusetts College of Liberal
Arts, 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247. Phone: 413 -662 -5448.

The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2000. Outside the U. S. and
Canada, January 14.  Local Arrangements. The conference will be held at
Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo, Ontario , Canada.

For information contact Jan Naverson, Philosophy Department, University of
Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1. E-mail:

The 6th Symposium Platonicum, on The Laws

will be held in Jerusalem, from Sunday, 5, to Friday, 10 of August 2001.

Members of the International Plato Society wishing to read a paper at the Symposium should submit two-page (600-700 words) abstract on any aspect of the dialogue. Since the selection of papers will be based on the Executive Committee's estimation of the contents of the abstract, it is recommended that it be written with a fair amount of care and in such a way as to give a clear indication of the line of argument that the finished paper will be pursuing. Abstracts may be written in one of the five working languages of the Society (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish).

The abstracts should be sent, preferably by e-mail as regular text (no attachment) to the above address or by fax to Prof. Samuel Scolnicov, Department of Philosophy, at the above number. Please indicate the preferred format: plenary (45 minutes) or parallel session (20 minutes). It should be noted that acceptance of a paper for the Symposium is no guarantee of its inclusion in the volume to be published by Akademia Verlag.

The second day of the Symposium will be held in memory of Trevor Saunders. There will be an invited lecture and contributed papers.

The participation fee will be US$ 150. This includes all the activities of the Symposium as well as the papers to be read and the final volume of selected papers. Graduate students will pay US$ 60, and will not be entitled to the final volume.


Prospective members should write to Prof Scolnicov directly,

Department of Philosophy and School of Education
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem 91905 Israel

Tel. +972-2-588 3761 / 3759
Fax +972-2-588 3687

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