Call for Papers

34th International Hume Conference
Boston University
August 7-12, 2007


Conference Organizers
Prof. Manfred Kuehn (Boston University)
Prof. Aaron Garrett (Boston University)
Prof. Kate Abramson (Indiana University)


The Hume Society is pleased to announce its thirty-fourth annual conference, to be held August 7-12, 2007, in Boston Massachusetts, hosted by Boston University.

We are looking for papers in all areas of Hume studies.  The following topics will be the special themes of this conference: 

The Four Dissertations (published 1757)
Hume on Economics and Politics
The Union of 1707

Papers should be no more than thirty minutes reading length with self-references deleted for blind reviewing; the author's name should appear only on a front cover sheet.   Papers may be submitted in French, Spanish, German, or English, but must include an English-language or French-language abstract.   Authors are requested to submit cover sheets, abstracts, and papers in one file in either MS Word or rich text format (RTF).  Cover sheets should include the authorís contact information.  Papers can be submitted by using the electronic submission feature of this website (highly recommended) or as as email attachment addressed to


The Hume Society has set aside up to $2000 for the support of graduate students reading papers at the annual Hume Society meetings, to be given to qualifying students whose papers have been accepted through the normal blind-review process.


Submissions must be sent  by November 1, 2006.  Authors will be notified that their submissions have been received.   If you submit a paper and do not receive an acknowledgement by November 15, please email