Western Canadian Philosophical Association (WCPA) Conference

WCPA - CSEP 2019 Annual Meeting

October 25-27, 2019

The 56th Annual Meeting of the Western Canadian Philosophical Association

in conjunction with the

4th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Environmental Philosophy/Société Canadienne de Philosophie Environnementale

will be held on October 25 - 27, 2019 at the University of Lethbridge.

Keynote Information

Valuing Climate Loss and Damage

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Andrew Light (George Mason University and World Resources Institute)

Andrew Light is a University Professor of Philosophy, Public Policy, and Atmospheric Sciences at George Mason University, and Distinguished Senior Fellow in the Climate Program at the World Resources Institute, in Washington, DC.

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Keynote Information

Environmental Risks of Next Generation Biotechnology:  Philosophical Considerations

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Paul Thompson (Michigan State University)

Paul Thompson is the W. K. Kellogg Professor of Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics at Michigan State University.

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Paper Submission

Submissions of papers from all areas of philosophy are welcome. Papers should be no more than 4,000 words (excluding notes), presentable in 25-30 minutes to allow for commentary and discussion, and prepared for anonymous review. The submission deadline is JULY 15st 2019.

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More details to follow.