Call for Papers

We invite submissions of papers, in any area of philosophy, to be presented at the Central States Philosophical Association 2018 Meeting, which will be held at the University at Buffalo on October 26th and 27th, 2018, in Buffalo, New York. Michael Lynch (University of Connecticut) will be the keynote. You need not be a member of an institution in the central states area to participate.

  • Papers should be no longer than 3,000 words.
  • Submitted papers should be prepared for blind review. Submissions should also include a title page with (i) author information, (ii) a word count for the paper, (iii) an abstract (not longer than 150 words), and (iv) the philosophical area for the paper (e.g. aesthetics, feminist philosophy, philosophy of law). The title page and the paper should be submitted as separate documents. Both the title page and the paper should be submitted as MS Word or PDF files.
  • Submissions should be sent by e-mail, using the subject heading “CSPA submission,” to
  • Submission deadline is June 15th, 2018.

Suggestions and questions regarding the program, including suggestions for commentators and session chairs (including self-nominations), should be directed to CSPA Vice-President Allan Hazlett at

Questions concerning local arrangements should be directed to CSPA President James Beebe at