Workshop: Publishing in High Impact Academic Journals by Prof. Stephen Hetherington | October 25, 2013

THE COLLEGE OF Liberal Arts and the University Research Coordination Office cordially invite everyone to a Workshop on PUBLISHING IN HIGH IMPACT ACADEMIC JOURNALS by Prof. Stephen Hetherington (Visiting Professor, University of South Wales) on October 25, 2013 (Friday) at 10:30 am-12:00 nn at the Yuchengco 508 Seminar Room.

Workshop Description:

This workshop is an open discussion of the niceties of publishing in high impact academic journals. It comprises of two parts: (1) a discussion by Professor Stephen Hetherington (incoming editor of Australasian Journal of Philosophy) and (2) Open Forum.


About the Speaker:

Stephen Hetherington is a Professor in the School of History and Philosophy, and the in-coming Editor of the Australasian Journal of Philosophy. He received his B.A. at the University of Sydney; his B. Phil. at Oxford University; and his M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh.

His main interests are in epistemology and metaphysics. He has published on many aspects of epistemology, including knowledge-how, meta-epistemology, philosophical knowledge, various forms of scepticism, the Gettier problem and defining knowledge, non-absolute knowledge (grades or degrees of knowledge), induction, a priori knowledge, fallibilism, and contextualism. His current research in metaphysics is principally on death, free will, and moral responsibility.

Hetherington has written seven books, including Good Knowledge, Bad Knowledge (Oxford University Press, 2001), Self-Knowledge (Broadview Press, 2007), and How To Know (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011). He has edited three others, including Epistemology Futures (Oxford University Press, 2006) and, most recently, Epistemology: The Key Thinkers (Continuum, 2012). He has co-edited an issue of the journal Synthese (vol. 188, no. 2 — 2012). (The co-editor is Claudio de Almeida, of PUCRS, in Brazil.) Its title is Topics in Contemporary Epistemology.

For those who are interested to join the workshop, please contact us at locals 164/257 or send email to on or before October 23, 2013.

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