BGSU philosophy will begin reviewing abstracts for the social trust conference following the deadline of December 15th, but abstracts will be accepted through January and evaluated on a rolling basis. We welcome abstracts from philosophers, political scientists, and economists.
Conference details below. Please submit abstracts to Sally Pietrasz (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Call for Abstracts
The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy
April 20th-21st, 2018
Keynote Speakers: Cristina Bicchieri (University of Pennsylvania) and Ted Hinchman (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
Political scientists and economists have studied social trust for decades, but social trust is seriously underexplored in philosophical contexts, despite a sizeable literature on personal trust in ethics, psychology, and epistemology. Yet given the centrality of social trust for social order, it seems natural to think that analyses of social trust and its value could help answer some of the central questions in social and political philosophy. The purpose of this workshop is to generate a cross-disciplinary discussion on the nature and value of social trust among philosophers, political scientists, and economists working in the area or interested in doing so. We invite a range of submissions from any theorists, social or normative, working on topics concerned with social trust.