Stefan Sciaraffa, an associate professor with the department of philosophy at McMaster University is the organizer of the summer school.

The summer school seeks to enrol as many as 35 philosophy faculty and graduate students who would like to contribute to work within the summer school themes. We expect demand to exceed available seats. For this reason, we ask faculty and graduate students who would like to to attend the summer school to submit the application materials as described below in a .pdf document addressed to Stefan Sciaraffa at the following e-mail: <>.

Deadline for full consideration is April 2. Accepted applicants will be notified by April 9.

There is no fee for the summer school. However, all attendees will be required to pay for their own travel, room, and board.

The Application Document should contain the following:

  1. Name

  2. Contact E-Mail

  3. Institutional and Departmental Affiliation (or Independent)

  4. Indicate if Faculty or Graduate Student

    a. If graduate student, indicate MA or PhD.

  5. Statement of Research Interests Related to the Conference Themes
    [500 word maximum]

  6. Relevant Publications

  7. Relevant Graduate Coursework

  8. Any Other Relevant Experience or Background

    Please include all application information in one .pdf document as an attachment to the summer school e-mail address: