Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

The second annual Princeton-Rutgers Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will take place between March 6th and 8th, 2015 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. The Conference aims to feature the best undergraduate scholarship in all areas of philosophy. Undergraduate students at all American colleges and universities are welcome to submit papers for consideration.



Paper specifications

All papers submitted should be between 3,000 and 5,000 words. Submissions should include both the paper and an abstract of 100-200 words. The best papers will feature significant original scholarship, rather than literature review or exegesis of another author’s argument. Please submit papers before October 31st 2014. We will aim to send decisions to students by January 31st 2015.

Conference format

Each student’s presentation should be between 15 and 20 minutes. This will be followed by commentary from a Princeton or Rutgers graduate student and a period for discussion and QA.