Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, MMU

“Call for Abstracts

2nd Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Manchester Metropolitan University

26th – 27th January 2023

The theme for 2023 is open. So, please write on anything you philosophically desire!

Fellow undergrads – whether you’re in your First Year or Second Year or Final Year –, please submit an abstract of 200-250 words to us by 5th December 2022. We will inform you by 23rd December 2022, if you have been chosen to present.

Undergrad students selected to present at the conference will speak for 20 minutes. So, papers should be between 1500 and 2000 words.

Conference Information: https://undergradconferenc.wixsite.com/undergradconfmmu

4 Keynote Speakers

Prof. Adrian Moore (University of Oxford)

Adrian Moore is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford. His publications include: The Infinite (Routledge, 3rd edition, 2019); Points of View (OUP, 1997); Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty: Themes and Variations in Kant’s Moral and Religious Philosophy (Routledge, 2003); The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics: Making Sense of Things (CUP, 2012); Language, World, and Limits: Essays in Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics (OUP, 2019); and Gödel’s Theorem: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2022). Moore is Bernard Williams’s literary executor. He is Philosophy Delegate to Oxford University Press, and Co-Editor of MIND.

Dr. Komarine Romdenh-Romluc (University of Sheffield)

Komarine Romdenh-Romluc is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Sheffield. Her principal research interests are in the body, and what it is to be the sort of embodied creatures that we are. That led her quite early on in her academic life to the phenomenological tradition, and its rich history of thinking about embodiment. Romdenh-Romluc has written extensively about Maurice Merleau-Ponty,and is currently writing a book about Frantz Fanon’s philosophy.

Prof. Yujin Nagasawa (University of Birmingham)

Yujin Nagasawa is H.G. Wood Professor of the Philosophy of Religion and Co-Director of the Birmingham Centre for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of Maximal God: A New Defence of Perfect Being Theism (OUP, 2017), Miracles: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2017), The Existence of God: A Philosophical Introduction (Routledge, 2011) and God and Phenomenal Consciousness (CUP, 2008). Nagasawa currently leads the Global Philosophy of Religion Project, a major research initiative funded by the John Templeton Foundation.