2017 Call for Papers

March 28, 2017 § Leave a comment

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

Theme: The Invisible Hand?: Christ and the Free Markets
Keynote speaker: William Cavanaugh, PhD
Date: November 16, 2017
Location: Boston, MA (Ellie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies)

In a world of hyper globalization and consumerism, what can philosophy contribute to our understanding of the market?  Amid growing inequality and scarcity, what can Christianity contribute to a just philosophy of economics?

We welcome presentations and panels dealing with the prospects and perils of capitalism, practically & theoretically.

Possible figures/topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Adam Smith
  • Karl Marx
  • The Frankfurt School
  • Consumerism
  • Liberation theology
  • Sabbath economics
  • Economics and healthcare
  • Economic justice
  • Economics and politics
  • Economics and race

Submission Guidelines:
Papers, paper abstracts, and panel proposals of up to 300 words should be submitted by July 31, 2017 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, 2017.

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