Annual Congress 2018

Université du Québec à Montréal

June 4-8, 2018

Call for papers, etc. coming in Fall 2017

Participants will be accommodated at the Lord Berri Hotel. Please note that:

The CPA has secured a preferential rate (139$ for single occupancy — 149$ for double occupancy — breakfast included);

Rooms must be booked at least 60-90 days in advance;

It is a 5 minutes walk from the hotel to the conference rooms.

About Montreal's Congress (letter by Sandra Lapointe and Henry Jackman).


Annual Congress 2017

Ryerson University, Toronto
May 28 - May 31

Thanks to all participants in this year's Congress!


Congress Program Chair

Henry Jackman


2017 Congress Documents


Documents for AGM

Documents for 2017 AGM are available for members here.


Congress Documents and Information

Congress general information           English version          French version

Greeting tables

From May 27 (afternoon only) to May 31 - KHE 127 (Kerr Hall)
May 30 and 31 - VIC 104 / 105 (Victoria Building)

Program (bilingual) (Last update: May 25)

CPA Tradition:  Chairs may be assigned by fiat. Read all the programme carefully. If the assignment is inconvenient, please arrange for a substitute.

NB: All rooms for the CPA are equipped with a computer with internet, a DVD playback, a projector and screen or a display.

Allotted time at Congress sessions:

     Full paper submission -- Speaker: maximum of 25 minutes.

     Full paper submission -- Commentator: maximum of 10 minutes.

     Abstract submission -- Speaker: maximum of 20 minutes.

**Please note: The following lists of abstracts and symposia will not be distributed at the congress

Abstracts — Papers with commentaries (bilingual pdf) (Last update: May 23)

Abstracts — Papers without commentaries (bilingual pdf) (Last update: May 23)

List of Symposia (bilingual pdf) (Last update: May 25)

Travel Claim Form          English version          French version


Wayfinding Application

An internal wayfinding application for Ryerson University buildings for the 86th annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences meeting. Using interactive maps with GPS location, directory search function and internal building maps, this app will help you navigate to your destination during the Congress 2017 meeting. Find it here!


Presidential Addresses

At each Annual meeting of the CPA the president for that year addresses the association. Previous addresses may be found on our publications page.

Go to Presidential Addresses


Essay Prizes


Student Essay Prizes

Dialogue, the bilingual journal of the Canadian Philosophical Association, awards up to three prizes each year to papers submitted by students for the Annual Congress of the CPA. Papers submitted by students are double-blind refereed together with papers submitted by faculty and others. One prize is reserved for each official language; prizes are awarded when merited. There is a first prize and two equal second prizes.

Previous Student Essay Prize winners

Essay prizes ...


Faculty Essay Prizes

The CPA awards two essay prizes for faculty papers submitted to our annual conference: Non-tenured Professor, Lecturer, Sessional Essay Prize; and Tenured Professor Essay Prize.

Previous Faculty Essay Prize winners

Essay Prizes...


Previous Congresses

Visit our Archives page to access previous congress programs.

Upcoming Events

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DIALOGUETo promote philosophical scholarship and exchange, the CPA publishes a quarterly journal: Dialogue [+]