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4th biennial Edgington Lectures

4th Edgington Lectures
Katherine Hawley (St. Andrews)
Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June 2018
Birkbeck College, University of London

The Department of Philosophy at Birkbeck College is delighted to announce that the 4th biennial Edgington Lectures will be delivered by Katherine Hawley on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June 2018.

Alongside the public lectures Professor Hawley will lead a graduate workshop: we therefore invite papers by graduate students and recent graduates (<1 year since completing graduate study) on any aspect of Professor Hawley’s work, including but not limited to:

  • Trustworthiness: the ethics and epistemology of trust, promising and competence
  • Commitment-management in the context of trustworthiness
  • Persistence
  • Identity
  • Time

Submission Deadline

18th February 2018

Submission Instructions

  • Papers should be no more than 3,000 words (including footnotes, excluding bibliography), suitable for a 30 minute presentation.
  • Papers should be prepared for blind refereeing.
  • Submissions should include a cover-sheet including: paper title, abstract, author name, institutional affiliation, and student status.
  • Papers should be saved in .pdf or .doc format.
  • Send all submissions to:

It is hoped that the selectors will make and communicate decisions by 11th March 2018.  In selecting papers, consideration may be given to overall balance of areas covered in the workshop.

Further details can be found at