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HABIT: PRACTICAL, THEORETICAL, AND HISTORICAL APPROACHES - Call for Abstracts

March 1, 2019

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We invite abstracts for papers on any aspect of the philosophical significance of habit (practical, theoretical, and/or historical). Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
  • the role of habit in the history of philosophy (e.g. Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Wittgenstein, etc.)
  • habituation and the acquisition of habits, skills, and virtues
  • the nature, structure, and rationality (or lack thereof) of habitual action
  • the relationship between habits, intentions, and policies
  • habits of thought and reasoning
  • the ethical and/or epistemic significance of habit

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  • Jennifer Hornsby (Birkbeck)
  • Stephen Engstrom (University of Pittsburgh)

SUBMISSION DETAILS

Abstracts should be between 500 and 800 words, prepared for anonymous review, and submitted to  by March 1, 2019. We hope to publish at least one volume of essays on the basis of the project of which this conference is a part.

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Date:
March 1, 2019