1st Annual International Conference on Philosophy: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (PYTT) 2013

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  • The Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF) is kindly inviting you to participate in their 1st Annual International Conference on Philosophy: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (PYTT) 2013, held December 9-10, 2013 in Singapore.

    Conference Theme

    Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems. It involves the rational investigation of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct. In the academic world, it is concerned with making explicit the nature and significance of ordinary and scientific beliefs and investigating the intelligibility of concepts by means of rational argument concerning their presuppositions, implications, and interrelationships; in particular, the rational investigation of the nature and structure of reality (metaphysics), the resources and limits of knowledge (epistemology), the principles and import of moral judgment (ethics), and the relationship between language and reality (semantics).

    The Annual International Conference on Philosophy: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (PYTT) aims to explore the different concepts and subfields of Philosophy and attempt to understand reality and answer fundamental questions about knowledge, life, morality and human nature. Through sharing and networking, PYTT will provide opportunities for researchers and educators to exchange information answer questions and discuss the rational and logical truths of the world.

    Conference Highlights

    Keynote Speakers

    • Dr. Paul Snowdon – Program Chair PYTT 2013, Professor and Head, Department of Philosophy, University of College London, UK
    • Dr.Tangjia Wang – Editor-in-Chief PYTT 2013, Professor, School of Philosophy, Fudan University, Shanghai, P. R. China

    Publication Opportunities

    The Conference Proceedings will be indexed by Ulrichsweb, EBSCO, CrossRef, ProQuest and will be submitted to Scopus, ScienceDirect and Cabell's Directories amongst others, where applicable.

    Awards

    Best Paper Awards and Best Student Paper Awards will be conferred at the conference (in order to qualify for the award, the paper must be presented at the conference).

    Panels

    PYTT 2013 will also constitute a Special Panel Session. Panel Proposals are invited for submission to the PYTT 2013. A minimum of three papers centering on a specific topic will be accepted for submission under Panel Category.

    Conference Topics

    Papers/topics dealing with Philosophy including but not limited to:

    • Philosophy
    • Metaphysics and Philosophy of Mind
    • Political Philosophy
    • Logic
    • Epistemology
    • Ethics
    • Modern and Medieval Philosophy
    • Aesthetics
    • Ancient Philosophy
    • Philosophy and Society
    • Natural Philosophy
    • Moral Philosophy
    • Metaphysical Philosophy
    • History of Philosophy
    • Mind and Reality
    • Philosophical Psychology

    Conference Committee

    Program Chair

    Dr. Paul Snowdon – Professor and Head, Department of Philosophy, University of College London, UK

    Editor-in-Chief

    Dr.Tangjia Wang – Professor, School of Philosophy, Fudan University, Shanghai, P.R.China

    Program Committee

    • Prof. Joseph Asike – Chair, Department of Philosophy, Howard University, Washington, USA
    • Dr. Hye-Kyung Kim – Associate Professor & Chair, Philosophy/Humanistic Studies, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, USA
    • Dr. Mark Webb – Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Philosophy, Texas Tech University, USA
    • Dr. Derek Matravers – Professor of Philosophy, Media Fellow, Arts Faculty, The Open University, UK
    • Dr. Peter K. Schotch – Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, Canada
    • Dr. Duncan Pritchard – Professor, Chair of Epistemology, Deputy Head of School & Philosophy Research Director, Director, Eidyn Research Centre, School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    • Dr. Jamie Muir – Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Winnipeg, Canada
    • Dr. Nebojsa Kujundzic – Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
    • Dr. Eros Corazza – Professor, Department of Philosophy, Carleton University, Canada
    • Dr. Daniel D. Hutto – Professor of Philosophical Psychology, School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, UK
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