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RoME 2008

the first annual

Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress


an international conference geared to offer the highest quality, highest altitude discussion of ethics, broadly conceived

took place on


August 8-10, 2008
Boulder, Colorado


Congress Schedule Is Here

Papers Are Here

Register for the Congress Here

(Registration is waived for all CU-Boulder students and faculty)

Getting to Boulder by Car, by Bus, or by Shuttle

Events will be held in Eaton Humanities

Looking for stuff to do around Boulder? Go here.


The Center for Values and Social Policy in the Philosophy Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder is pleased to present the first annual RoME congress.


Keynote speakers:


Speaker 1: Fred Feldman (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Speaker 2: Geoffrey Sayre-McCord (UNC Chapel Hill)

Speaker 3: Bonnie Steinbock (University at Albany, SUNY)




Submission of abstracts: March 1, 2008.

Notification of acceptance: April 25, 2008

Full paper submission for Young Ethicist Prize Consideration: June 1, 2008




Abstracts (750-1000 words) or

Full papers (half-hour reading time or 4500 words, whichever is shorter)

Double spaced

Prepared for blind-review


In order to be considered for the Young Ethicist Prize, complete papers must be submitted by June 1, 2008 and must have already been accepted for participation. Announcement of a winner will be made at the event.


Indicate in your submission whether you would consider being a commentator on another paper, should your paper not be accepted to the conference as a primary


Please submit abstracts electronically (in Word format) to Benjamin Hale ( and Alastair Norcross (

More information coming soon. In the meantime, here are some points of interest that we recommend. Please note that there are many more restaurants and bars than those listed on the Googlemap. (A comprehensive list of restaurants can be found here.) Our list is aimed to give participants in the RoME conference a few tips about where to head for drinks and dinner after the plenaries. For short explanations of each establishment and why we recommend it to you, click HERE:


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