2011 Call for Papers

March 15, 2011 § Leave a comment

The  Society of Adventist Philosophers invites submissions for papers and panels to be presented at its annual symposium.

Theme: Teaching Philosophy: Peril or Promise?
Date: November 17-18, 2011
Location: San Francisco, California
Confirmed Presenters: Gary Land (Andrews University), Jim Londis (Kettering College of Medical Arts), Ben McArthur (Southwestern University), Richard Rice (Loma Linda University), Aleksander Santrac (University of the Southern Caribbean), Tennyson Samraj (Canadian University College), and Gary Wood (Andrews University)
Keynote address:  Bruce Benson (Wheaton College)

We invite authors to submit abstracts or papers reflecting on the perils and/or the promise of teaching philosophy at Adventist colleges, universities or seminaries.  Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Historic and contemporary views on the value and dangers of studying/teaching philosophy by Adventists
  • The benefits of studying/teaching philosophy for Adventism
  • The problems and/or challenges of teaching philosophy in an Adventist context
  • Pedagogical considerations and methods for effectively teaching philosophy in Adventist universities or seminaries
  • Potential problems and pitfalls for studying/teaching philosophy as an Adventist
  • The experience of Adventists studying/teaching philosophy at non-Adventist institutions

Submission Guidelines:

Paper abstracts and panel proposals of up to 300 words should be submitted by July 31, 2011 to adventistphilosophy@gmail.com. Paper length should not exceed 10 pages double-spaced or 3000 words.

Notice of acceptance will be sent by August 15, 2011.

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