Theoretical Philosophy Workshop

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The Theoretical Philosophy Workshop provides a place for students, faculty, and invited speakers to present and develop their philosophical projects in a friendly and collegial setting. While Theoretical Philosophy contrasts with Practical Philosophy, we otherwise intend to be non-exclusive. As such, we provide a forum for work in any area of theoretical philosophy you care to name: epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, logic, philosophy of philosophy (metaphilosophy), and so on. While our orientation is primarily toward contemporary philosophy, we encourage workshop papers that are historical in focus and do not exclude philosophical work from consideration on the basis of discipline, doctrine, or tradition.  In particular, though we aim to respect and celebrate Chicago’s rich history of pragmatist, analytic, and logical approaches to theoretical philosophy, we welcome scholarship that transcends the analytic/continental divide.