“Darwin’s Reach” Conference in March 2009

Hofstra UniversityHofstra University announces an interdisciplinary conference titled “Darwin’s Reach: A Celebration of Darwin’s Legacy across Academic Disciplines,” to be held March 12-14, 2009. Frans de Waal, a primatologist whose work develops philosophically-interesting implications, and paleontologist Niles Eldredge will be among the keynote speakers. 200-word abstracts are solicited for a June 16 deadline on any area of philosophy (or academic inquiry more broadly) connected with evolution, including ethics, politics, sex/gender, epistemology, metaphysics, language, philosophy of science, and so forth. The full Call for Papers with further information and submission instructions is available at http://www.hofstra.edu/darwinsreach.

Hofstra University is in Hempstead, New York, 20 miles east of Manhattan (and an easy 45-minute commuter-rail trip from Manhattan and Brooklyn). Philosophers are welcome to address any questions to Christopher.Eliot@hofstra.edu

Dietmar H. Heidemann
Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549 USA
email: dietmar.heidemann@hofstra.edu
phone: 516.463.1001

[Announcement originally posted to PHILOSOP list. -cdg-]

About Christopher Green

Professor of Psychology at York University (Toronto). Former editor of the Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences. Creator of the "Classics in the History of Psychology" website and of the "This Week in the History of Psychology" podcast series.