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Southampton-Humboldt Normativity Conference 2019 Event

19 - 21 June 2019
Avenue Campus, University of Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please email Tracy Storey at .

Event details

This is the fourth in a series of conferences on normativity, alternating between the University of Southampton and Humboldt University Berlin. The conference aims to bring together philosophers working on normativity, including foundational problems of moral philosophy and practical normativity more generally, questions about reasons, rationality, and value, and issues about epistemic and other forms of normativity. Its primary aim is to provide a forum for lively and constructive exchange amongst philosophers currently working in the field.

Keynote Speakers

Justin D’Arms (Ohio State)

Maria Lasonen-Aarnio (Helsinki)

Call for Papers

The conference will include a number of sessions for submitted papers. Selection will be based on double-blind review of long abstracts (max. 1000 words). If you would like to apply, please submit your abstract, anonymised, to Tracy Storey ( by 1st February 2019. Abstracts should be suitable for a 30-40 minute presentation.


The conference will be free and open to all. Details of how to register will be available in due course.

Childcare and Accessibility

Accessibility information about the room can be found here: . The dinner venues will also be accessible. If you would like further information about childcare options or about accessibility, please contact Tracy Storey at the above address.

Organisers: Brian McElwee ( and Jonathan Way (


This conference is organised in accordance with the BPA/SWIP good practice scheme and is sponsored by The Mind Association, The Aristotelian Society, Analysis Trust, the Southampton Ethics Centre and the Southampton Philosophy Department.

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