Philosophical Revolutions

Philosophical Revolutions

Pragmatism, Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology (1895-1935)

June 20 and 21, 2013

The conference examines the interconnections and mutual influences of Pragmatism, Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology in the seminal years 1895-1935.  

Invited speakers include

  • Cheryl Misak (University of Toronto)
  • Richard Cobb-Stevens (Boston College)
  • Michael Beaney (University of York)
  • Sami Pihlstrom (University of Helsinki)
  • James Levine (Trinity College Dublin)
  • Colin Koopman (University of Oregon)
  • Jason M Bell (Mount Allison University and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
  • Kenneth Stikkers (Southern Illinois University)
  • Larry Hickman (Southern Illinois University)


A limited number of places has been allocated to submitted refereed papers.

You are invited to submit abstracts of 250-300 words for a paper addressing the topic of the conference. The deadline for the receipt of abstracts is March 30, 2013. Participants will be notified by 15 April 2013. The conferencepapers should be no longer than 2000-2500 words – suitable for presentation in 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of question time.  The conference will waive the speakers’ registration and subsistence fees.  You are free to submit abstracts for both Philosophical Revolutions and Philosophies of Philosophy, but only one paper per speaker, across the two conferences, could  be accommodated. The conferences will be held in the beautiful surroundings of the Newman House in Dublin city centre.


Philosophical Revolutions” is the second strand of, The American Voice in Philosophy  and will be hosted with financial support from the Irish Research Council, UCD Seed Funding and the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy.




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The American Voice in Philosophy project is supported by:

  • The IRCHSS (“New Ideas” Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • UCD School of Philosophy
  • The International Journal of Philosophical Studies
  • UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies.
  • Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy
  • UCD Seed Funding

Principal Investigators

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