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SSHAP and JHAP Online

The Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy and the associated Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy have combined their social media presences: you can now follow SSHAP and JHAP together on facebook and on Twitter as @SSHAPonline.  And, as you can tell, we’ve revamped our website. You can follow posts here as well; here’s the RSS feed.

You can now also apply for a (free!) membership online.

Call for Papers: Russell Society @ Central APA

Bertrand Russell Society Session
American Philosophy Association Central Division Meeting
Chicago Illinois
February 20, 2015

The Bertrand Russell Society is pleased to announce the Bertrand Russell Session, to be held at the APA Central Division Meeting, February 20, 2015. We welcome submissions in any area of Russell’s philosophy broadly construed. These areas can include, but are not limited to, Russell’s place in the history of philosophy or his work in/influence on logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of education, or ethics.

Guidelines: Presentations should be prepared for no more than 20 minutes. Submissions can either be full papers or abstracts. However, preference will be given to full papers.

Deadline: Please email submissions to by November 23, 2014.

Bertrand Russell Society website:

Call for Papers: SSHAP 2015

Fourth Annual Conference of the
Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy (SSHAP 2015)

Dublin, 4-6 June 2015

The fourth annual conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy will be held at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), 4-6 June 2015. The local organizers are James Levine and Peter Simons. This year, the conference will be held jointly with the meeting of the Bertrand Russell Society.

 Invited Speakers:

  • Tom Baldwin (York)

  • Juliette Kennedy (Helsinki)

  • Michael Kremer (Chicago)

  • Wolfgang Künne (Hamburg)

The Society for Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy is an international organization aimed at promoting discussion in all areas of scholarship concerning the development of philosophical logic, philosophy of language, the philosophy of mind, metaphysics, the philosophy of science and epistemology. It welcomes scholars interested in the many ways in which the disciplines were influenced by thinkers such as Bolzano, Brentano and his school, Husserl, Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein, the Vienna Circle, Tarski and the Polish school, for instance, but also seeks to promote work engaging with lesser know figures and trends.

Please visit our website

Call for Papers

SSHAP invites submissions for its 2015 annual conference. Paper submissions in all areas of the history of analytic philosophy are welcome.

A selection of papers from the conference will be published in a special volume of the Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy. (

Submission Deadline: January 5, 2015.

Submission Instructions

Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically according to the following guidelines:

1) Papers should be prepared for blind refereeing, 2) put into PDF file format, and 3) sent as an email attachment to the address given below — where 4) the subject line of the submission email should include the key-phrase “SSHAP submission”, and 5) the body text of the email message should constitute a cover page for the submission by including i) return email address, ii) author’s name, iii) affiliation, iv) paper title, and v) short abstract.

Time allowed for presentation is 60 minutes (including discussion). We recommend that paper be no longer than 4000 words.

Electronic submissions should be sent to