Concerned Philosophers for Peace 2019 Conference

Country: USA

City: Colorado Springs

Abstr. due: 15.06.2019

Dates: 18.10.19 — 19.10.19

Area Of Sciences: Philosophy; Political science;

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs


Any abstract that relates to the theme, broadly construed, or that relates to the overall mission of CPP, is welcome. Topics might include, but are not limited to:

  • teaching politics/justice/peace in a deeply divided country

  • peace activism under conditions of polarization

  • polarity versus divisiveness

  • personal identity and political identity

  • peace in conditions of diversity

  • diversity and political polarity

  • cooperation in conditions of polarity

  • peace in a polarized society

  • collaboration, cooperation, and compromise

  • democratic deliberation, justice, and peace

  • historical conceptions of polarity and peace

  • polarity within and between groups

  • individual and institutional politics

  • virtue signaling and compromise

  • technological polarization and prospects for peace

We welcome submissions from undergraduates, graduate students, and professional philosophers, as well as from a range of fields including philosophy, law, public policy, business, history, religious studies, political science, social science, or related fields. Submissions from teachers, researchers, or practitioners are also welcome, particularly insofar as those presentations could complement the theme of the conference. We also especially welcome proposals from women and minorities, and are committed to making this year’s conference inclusive and welcoming to all.

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