Philosophy in the Abrahamic Traditions
2012 Annual ACPA Meeting
(2 November-November 4)

Revised Guidelines for Submitting Papers

ACPA Annual Meeting, 2—4 November 2012 
Los Angeles, CA (hosted by Loyola Marymount University) 
Marina Del Rey Marriott 
4100 Admiralty Way 
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 

(Deadline for Submissions: April 12, 2012) 

Please note that our procedure for submitting papers has changed. We now ask you to submit papers electronically, as email attachments. 

1) The theme of the 2012 meeting is Philosophy in the Abrahamic Traditions; however, papers on all topics are welcome. 

2) Papers should be received no later than 12 April 2012, at one of the following email or 

3) Submissions must be received through email. Please save your paper in Microsoft Word or pdf. (Other formats are not acceptable.) Send your paper as an email attachment to us at Your paper should not exceed 15 typed, double-spaced pages, 12 pitch (30 minutes reading time). The paper must begin with a short abstract (150 words), suitable for inclusion in the conference program. (The abstract will not be counted against the overall length of your paper.) 

4) The format of the paper should be appropriate for blind reviewing, that is, nothing in the paper itself should reveal the author’s identity. (We will take care that your paper is not identifiable in the way it is saved by us, as blind review is one of the strengths of our conference papers and our proceedings.) 

5) In the body of your email, please include:

Author’s name, 
University affiliation, 
Complete postal address, 
Home phone number, 
Work phone number, 
Fax number, 
E-mail address that will be good from 2 April 2012 through 1 September 2012. 
(If you use more than one email address, please include all of them.)

6) It is understood that, by submitting material for possible presentation at the 2012 Annual Meeting, authors agree to allow the ACPA to hold the copyright to such material, should it be accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting and publication in the Annual Proceedings. If the paper is accepted, you will be asked to sign a publication agreement with us. 

7) Those authors who wish to have their papers considered for the ACPA Young Scholar’s Award (scholars 35 years of age or younger, regardless of academic position, are eligible) should indicate as much in the body their email

8) We will acknowledge receipt of your paper by email, shortly after it is submitted. Then between 1 and 15 July 2012, we will inform you if your paper has been accepted for the conference, and for publication in the ACPA Proceedings

9) If you would like to comment on a paper or to chair a session, please let the ACPA Secretary know by sending a separate e-mail to or or by writing to the ACPA’s National Office. Be sure to provide your e-mail address, as well as your fax, home, and work telephone numbers, and your area of philosophical expertise.