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Announcements Congressof Medieval Philosophy. The Soci6t6 Internationale pour l'l~tude de la Philosophie M4di4vale (SIEPM) will hold its Ninth International Congress of Medieval Philosophy in Ottawa, Canada. This congress, sponsored by the University of Ottawa and by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, will be held on August 18-23, 1992. The general theme is "Moral and Political Philosophies in the Middle Ages." Working sections of the congress will study these different aspects of the general subject: sources and teaching of moral and political philosophy; logic and epistemology of practical sciences; psychology of action; free will and determinism; the norms and aim of moral and political life; the relationship between ethics, politics, and metaphysics. For more information, please write to the Ninth International Congress of Medieval Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5, Tel. (613) 564-2294; FAX (613) 564-7668. Colin and Ailsa Turbayne International BerkeleyEssayPrize Competition.Professor and Mrs. Colin Turbayne have established a Berkeley Prize competition in conjunction with the Philosophy Department at the University of Rochester. The next deadline for submitting papers is November 1, 1991. Essays should be new and unpublished and should be written in English and not exceed 5,ooo words in length. Submissions will be judged by members of a review board selected by the Department of Philosophy at the University of Rochester . The winner, whose name will be announced March 1 of the following year, will receive a prize of $1,ooo. Submissions should be sent to: Professor Ralf Meerbote, Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 14627 . Callfor Papers. The Hume Society is pleased to announce a call for papers for its Ninteenth Hume Conference taking place at the University of Nantes on June 29-July 3, 1992. Papers may be on any aspect of Hume's writings, although the conference directors particularly encourage submissions on three themes: Hume and French Philosophy, Past and Present; Hume's Aesthetics; Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Interpretations of Hume. Papers should be no more than thirty minutes reading length with self-references eliminated for blind refereeing. They may be in English or [513] ...


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