SCP Midwest Regional Conference – “Values and Virtues” – February 24th-26th, 2011

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The Society of Christian Philosophers Midwestern Conference

February 24th-26th, 2011
Hope College
Holland, Michigan
Topic: Values and Virtues

Plenary speakers:

  • Robert C. Roberts (Baylor University)
  • Address: “Emotions in the Sense of Duty”
  • Eric Wielenberg (DePauw University)
  • Address: “Divine Deception”

Papers are especially encouraged on matters of virtue ethics, the relation between religion and ethics, applied ethical topics (especially as they might relate to the Christian tradition), or value theory more generally.  Papers on any topic of philosophical interest will be considered.  We welcome the submissions of both Christians and non-Christians as presenters, commentators, and participants.  Submissions should be 3,000 words or less, prepared for blind review, and saved in an accessible format (hard copy submissions will not be accepted).  Please indicate whether you would be willing to serve as a commentator, should your paper be accepted.

Deadline for submission: December 10, 2010.

Conference website is under construction.  An update will follow

Please send any queries, submissions, or requests to comment to Jack Mulder at

James K.A. Smith, PhD
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Executive Director, Society of Christian Philosophers
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI 49546