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Nietzsche and Naturalism

A Conference with Professor Richard Schacht
Cardiff University, Wales, UK

20th-21st September 2010


Plenary Speakers:

Professor Richard Schacht, University of Illinois, USA
Professor Keith Ansell-Pearson, University of Warwick, UK,
Professor Duncan Large, Swansea University, Wales, UK
Professor Aaron Ridley, University of Southampton, UK

The conference, which is to take place at Cardiff University September 20th-21st 2010, is in celebration of the outstanding work of eminent Nietzsche scholar Professor Richard Schacht.  The topic of Nietzsche and Naturalism has been a key feature of Richard Schacht's work for many years and has now become a central concern for anyone with a serious interest in Nietzsche interpretation.  Professor Schacht would like the conference to serve as a forum for critically addressing various naturalistic interpretations of Nietzsche's thought.

Papers will be of approximately 25 minutes duration. The deadline for the first round of the call for papers is June 25th 2010.  However, late submissions will be considered up to the middle of August.  If you wish to submit a paper please give title and brief abstract of no more than 300 words by email to Peter R. Sedgwick: Sedgwick@cardiff.ac.uk  and we will see if we can fit you in.


Dr. Peter R. Sedgwick,
Chair of the Board of Studies for Philosophy,
Cardiff University,
Cardiff School of English, Communication & Philosophy,
Humanities Building,
Colum Drive,
Cardiff CF10 3EU

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