Call for Papers

The 46th Annual Hume Society Conference

Hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Philosophy,
Paul and Gwen Leonard Endowment,
July 22th-26th 2019


  • Lorne Falkenstein (Western University)
  • Jason Fisette (University of Nevada, Reno)
  • Alison McIntyre (Wellesley College)
  • Christopher Williams (University of Nevada, Reno)

The Hume Society is pleased to announce its 46th annual conference. We invite papers in all areas of Hume studies but especially welcome submissions bearing some relation to the conference themes.

  • Faith and Testimony
  • Hume and Democratic Theory
  • Hume and Genealogical Explanations
  • Hume and Idealism

Papers should be no more than thirty minutes reading length (4000 words) and should be submitted with an abstract (200 words). All self-references should be deleted for anonymous review. Papers and abstracts must be submitted in English. Papers should not have been published by the date of the conference. Authors may submit their papers as either MS Word documents or in rich text format (RTF).

Submissions should be sent to the Hume Society.

Hume Society Young Scholar Awards are given to qualifying graduate students whose papers are accepted through the normal anonymous review process.

Deadline for Submissions: November 1, 2018/

Please email for questions regarding paper submissions.