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Call for Papers ISOS Essay Competition 2020

The International Social Ontology Society (https://isosonline.org) is pleased to announce the Essay Competition 2020 for junior scholars (who are either PhD-candidates or have received their PhD no longer than five years prior to the closing date of the competition). The winner will have the honor of being one of the keynote speakers at the upcoming Social Ontology 2020 conference in Neuch√Ętel. Moreover, the author(s) of the winning essay will receive €500 along with their submission being published the Journal of Social Ontology (http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jso).

Submissions may address any issue, problem or debate within the field of social ontology. They may deal with e.g., social facts, social action, group agency, collective intentional states, or social kinds; and they may address their topic from a variety of disciplinary perspectives including moral, social and political philosophy, anthropology, cognitive science, economics, history, law, political science, and psychology.

Submissions will be subject to blind review, following the guidelines of Journal of Social Ontology. The essays should be submitted to the journal (https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/social) and labelled as entries to the competition. Authors are asked to state their affiliation, (expected) date of receipt of their PhD and the names of their committee members in the information they provide with their submission.

The closing date for receipt of submissions is 29 February 2020.

"International Social Ontology Society" is registered as a non-profit organization in Austria.

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