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His Dark Materials and Philosophy, CFA

Posted on | July 1, 2019

Call for Abstracts:
His Dark Materials and Philosophy

Richard Greene & Rachel Robison-Greene, Editors

Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to the Philip Pullman trilogy and soon-to-be HBO series His Dark Materials (The Golden Compass/Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass). This volume will be published by Open Court Publishing (the publisher of The Simpsons and Philosophy, The Matrix and Philosophy, Dexter and Philosophy, The Walking Dead and Philosophy, The Handmaid’s Tale and Philosophy, Boardwalk Empire and Philosophy, and The Princess Bride and Philosophy, etc.) as part of their successful Popular Culture and Philosophy series. We are seeking abstracts, but anyone who has already written an unpublished paper on this topic may submit it in its entirety. Potential contributors may want to examine other volumes in the Open Court series.

Contributors are welcome to submit abstracts on any topic of philosophical interest that pertains to His Dark Materials. The editors are especially interested in receiving submissions that engage philosophical issues/topics/concepts in His Dark Materials in creative and nonstandard ways.

Please feel free to forward this to anyone writing within a philosophic discipline who might be interested in contributing.

Contributor Guidelines:
1. Abstract of paper (100–750 words)
2. Resume/CV for each author/coauthor of the paper
3. Initial submission should be made by email (we prefer e-mail with MS Word attachment)
4. Deadlines:

Abstracts due September 1, 2019
First drafts due October 1, 2019
Final drafts due December 15, 2019
(We are looking to complete the entire ms. by December 30, 2019 so early submissions are encouraged and welcomed!)

Mail:
Richard Greene
Department of Political Science and Philosophy
Weber State University
1203 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-1203
Email:
rgreene@weber.edu
rachelrobison@weber.edu

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