[SydPhil] AAP 2012: Final reminder

Patrick McGivern patrickm at uow.edu.au
Wed May 30 14:30:11 AEST 2012

This is the last reminder that the earlybird deadline for registering for the 2012 Australasian Association of Philosophy conference at the University of Wollongong is June 1st. After June 1st, registration rates will increase considerably.

All abstracts received by June 1st will be considered for the conference program. After June 1st, we will only consider a limited number of further contributions. After June 8th, no further contributions will be considered.

Postgraduate students who wish to apply for a travel subsidy should notify the organizers by June 1st. Eligibility conditions are described on the conference website.

To register, and to see a list of all abstracts that have currently been approved, visit the conference site at:


Papers in all areas of philosophy are welcome.

The dates for the conference are July 1st - 6th.


Prof. Rebecca Kukla (Georgetown): "Performative force, Convention, and Discursive injustice"

Prof. Galen Strawson (Reading): "Real Naturalism"

Prof. Robert Wilson (Alberta): "Of Enthusiasm, Philosophers, and Folk Experience"

Prof. Peter Anstey (Otago), AAP Presidential Address: "Locke on the Nature of Mind"

The conference will include a variety of special sessions:

Tracking, Cognition, and Knowledge
Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?
Philosophy and Film
De-Mystifying the ARC
New Work in Philosophy of Biology
The Evolved Apprentice
Graduate Career Workshop

All delegates are also welcome to contribute to the special streams within the conference:

Global Ethics
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy in Schools
The Ethics and Epistemology of Surveillance
Causal Mechanisms and Levels of Explanation

The Philosophy in Schools stream is being run conjointly with the annual conference of the Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations. AAP delegates are welcome to attend all FAPSA sessions.

In addition to the conference dinner and opening night reception, there will be a special celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, sponsored by Routledge and Taylor and Francis.

For more information, visit the conference website or contact the organizers at:

AAP 2012 Organizing Committee
University of Wollongong

e: aap-2012 at uow.edu.au
p: +61 2 4221 5676
f: +61 2 4221 5341

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