We invite submissions of abstracts for the 2019 Chapel Hill Normativity Workshop. Abstracts should be between 750-1000 words, prepared for anonymous review, and submitted to chnormativity@gmail.com by November 15th. We will consider papers on any aspect of normativity, construed broadly to include:

  • The traditional questions of metaethics (and analogous questions about other normative domains)
  • Theories of reasons, rationality and reasoning
  • The semantics and pragmatics of normative language
  • The psychology of normative judgment
  • The nature of epistemic normativity and epistemic value

Papers accepted to this year’s Workshop will be eligible for publication in Philosophical Studies. Authors of accepted papers may, but need not, submit their papers to the special issue.

The authors of the six best abstracts not selected for the workshop will be invited to chair a session at the workshop and, as part of that, to act as a “mini-commentator”, asking an extended (3-5 minute) first question. In order to facilitate this, we will ask authors of accepted papers to send their chair-commentators a draft of their full paper by March 1st.