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Date: Thu, 29 Jan 1998 12:23:01 -0400
Subject: Call For Papers




Please distribute the following Call FOr Papers.



Call for Papers***Call for Papers***Call for Papers***Call for Papers
                $100 PRIZE for BEST PAPER*****$100 PRIZE for BEST PAPER


for

the 1st Annual University of Kentucky
Graduate Student Philosophy Conference

COMMUNITY, REASON, AND POLITICS
Friday and Saturday April 10 - 11

Keynote Speaker:

Professor David Ingram of Loyola University

Professor Ingram has written _Habermas and the Dialectic of Reason_ (1987),
_Critical Theory and Philosophy_ (1990), and _Reason, History and Politics:
The Communitarian Grounds of Legitimation in the Modern Age_ (1995).
He will speak on:

"Culture, Reason, and Communitarianism"

                $100 PRIZE for BEST PAPER*****$100 PRIZE for BEST PAPER


                Suggested Topics:
Communicative Rationality               Sociology of Knowledge
Reason and its Other                    Is Authority Rational?
What is the Political?                  Incommensurability
Modernity/Postmodernity                 Feminist Critiques of Reason
Multiculturalism and Racism             Aesthetic Rationality
Critical Theory                         Is Community Necessary for
                                                        Rationality?

                Suggested Figures:
Habermas        Rawls           Kant            Foucault        Kuhn
Putnam          MacIntyre       Hegel           Fraser  Critical Theory

Those interested in commenting or moderating, please send name and address
if interested.

Papers should be submitted in full.
Presentation time should not exceed 20 minutes, or 12 pages.
All approaches encouraged.
While priority will be given to those papers addressing the topics
above, we encourage submission of papers in all areas of philosophy.

Submission Deadline:     MARCH 13th, 1998


Submissions and inquiries should be directed to:
Jeffery L. Nicholas
Department of Philosophy
1415 Patterson Office Tower
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0027
Email: jlnich1-AT-pop.uky.edu


   

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