CFP: “Knowledge, Reality and Value: East and West”


Topic: Knowledge, Reality and Value: East and West
Dates: January 3-5, 2013
Place: Kolkata, India
Abstract: 150 words
Deadline to submit: June 30,2012
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Date of proposal acceptance: Week after the proposal is submitted

Subtopics: : Knowledge and Reality, Reality and Appearance,
Skepticism, Gnosticism, Agnosticism Knowledge and Justification,
Knowledge and Justification, Sources of Knowing, Cognitive Science,
Artificial Intelligence, Rationalism and Empiricism, Sociology of
Knowledge, Mysticism and Science, God and Absolute, Transcendence and
Immanence, Subjectivity and Objectivity, Transcendentalism, Monism and
Pluralism, Non-dual Consciousness, Personal Identity, Functionalism,
Mind-Body Dualism, Structuralism, Post Modernism, Virtue and
Knowledge, Doctrine of Forms Form and Matter, Morality and Society,
Consciousness and Freedom, Free Will and Determinism, Taoism,
Enlightened Anarchy, Confucius Ethics, Perfectionist and Situational
Ethics, Moral Relativism, Spirituality and Modernity, Humanism and
Positivism, Ethnic Identity and Culture, Human Nature and Human
Culture, Cultural Anthropology, Consumption and Morality, Politicizing
Consumer Culture and Effects on Morality, Dynamics of Group Culture,
Ethnic Boundaries, Constructing and Deconstructing Ethnic Identity,
Cultural Transformation, Culture and Morality, Christian Ethics,
Buddhist Ethics, Hindu Ethics, Jewish Ethics, Islamic Ethics and
Global Ethics and Politics. The above list is suggestive and not

Advisory Board Members: Linda B. Elder(USA), Panos Eliopoulos
(Greece),Gordon Haist(USA), Robin Kar(USA) Elizabeth Koldzak(Poland),
Simi Malhotra(India), Maria Marczewska(Poland),Debkumar Mukhopadhyay(
India), Eve Mullen(USA) JoAnne Myers(USA), Ming Shao(China), Nancy
Snow(USA),Tommi Lehtonen (Finland) Andrew Ward(UK),Su-Chen Wu(Taiwan)
There will be also two trips inside India (Pre conference trip and
post conference trip).
Conference Director: Chandana Chakrabarti
Papers from the Conference will be published subject to editorial
review (Journal of International and Interdisciplinary Studies/Journal
of Indian Philosophy & Religion).

Chandana Chakrabarti, Ph.D.
Dean of International students
Director of the Center for Spirituality, Ethics and Global Awareness
Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, West Virginia

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