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    The Continuing Relevance of Leibniz

    A Conference Offered by the M.A. Philosophy Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville

    April 8-9, 2016
    Seminar Room - St. Joseph Center

    Plenary Speakers: Nicholas Rescher, University of Pittsburgh; Alexander Pruss, Baylor University

    The philosophers in the M.A. Philosophy Program at Franciscan University propose to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the death of Leibniz with a conference that explores the bearing of Leibniz on issues of philosophy that are being debated today. We want Leibniz to come alive as a philosopher and theologian who speaks to our philosophical and theological concerns.

    Call for Papers

    Those interested in presenting a 20 minute paper on any aspect of Leibniz's relevance to the philosophical issues of our day should submit a 400 word abstract by February 20, 2016, to Mr. Josh Merlo at Graduate students are welcome to submit. Every one who submits an abstract will receive a decision from us within ten days of the submission.

    After the conference we will produce an issue of our philosophy journal Questiones Disputatae containing papers from the conference.

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