Michigan Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

  • Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience 4800 South Saginaw Street Flint, MI, 48507 United States

Call for Papers

The theme of cognition and neuroethics should be interpreted broadly. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Topics relevant to this theme include but are not limited to:

  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, or general Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Action (Free Will)
  • Identity
  • Philosophy of Psychology
  • Bioethics
  • Medical Ethics
  • Consciousness
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Memory, Learning, Belief and Knowledge
  • Moral and Ethical Responsibility
  • Learning
  • Medicine, Health, Illness and Disease

Papers submitted should be timed for a 20 minute presentation.  Each talk will be followed by a 20 minute question and answer session. The purpose of this conference is to support and encourage the intellectual work of undergraduates, so all papers submitted should be the work of undergraduate students currently affiliated with an undergraduate institution.
 
For further information, contact student editor, Cody Hatfield-Myers: hatfield-myers@cognethic.org
 
Volume 6 Issue 1 of compos mentis: The Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics will be dedicated to papers presented at the 2018 Michigan Undergraduate Philosophy Conference.  All talks presented at the conference are eligible for submission and review.  To support the intellectual work of undergraduates, compos mentis does not charge authors publications fees.  Accessing all compos mentis publications is free and open to the public.  For submission formatting requirements, see the Style Guide on the C.M. web page: http://cognethic.org/composmentis

The annual Michigan Undergraduate Philosophy Conference is organized by the University of Michigan-Flint Philosophy Club with the guidance of the Center for Cognition and Neuroethics, and is sponsored by the University of Michigan-Flint Philosophy Department.

The deadline for abstract submission is 19 January 2018.

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