2014 SCP Mountain-Pacific Regional Conference – Justice & Health Care – Call for Papers

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Justice and Health Care

SCP Mountain-Pacific Regional Conference

April 3-4, 2014

Carroll College, Helena, MT


Plenary speakers:

  • Christopher Kaczor, (Loyola-Marymount, Los Angeles)

The Mountain-Pacific Region of the Society of Christian Philosophers (SCP) is now accepting papers for its annual conference to be held April 3rd-4th at Carroll College in Helena, MT. We welcome both Christians and non-Christians as presenters, commentators, and participants. Although we are particularly interested in
papers developing the themes of Christian ethics and Health Care (e.g., role of Christian ethics in medical treatment, Christian ethics and suffering and death, Christian ethics and use of genetic information, pluralism and rights to faith-based health treatment, justice and care for developing human life, autonomy and end of life choice, use of genetic screening, etc.), papers on other topics of ethical or any philosophical interest will be considered.

Submissions should include a 100-word summary (to printed in the program) and a 300-word abstract.  Submission by email, in the body or as an attachment are both acceptable.  Your conference paper should be no more than 3,000 words, inclusive of all footnotes and bibliography).

Submissions should be sent to Mark Smillie at msmillie@carroll.edu on or before the submission deadline posted below.  There is a $500 SCP-funded award for the best graduate student paper. If you would like to be considered for the award, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Deadline for submission EXTENDED: January 31, 2014. February 25, 2014

For additional information about the conference, please contact Mark Smillie msmillie@carroll.edu or Brian Matz at bmatz@carroll.edu