The Hume Society is pleased to announce its thirty-seventh annual conference, to be held July 6-10, 2010 at Antwerp University, in Antwerp (Belgium). The following are the special themes of this conference:

Hume and Phenomenology

Hume and Feminist Philosophy

Hume on Religion: Passion and Belief

Invited speakers: Herman De Dijn (Catolic University of Louvain), Jesse Prinz (City University of New York, Graduate Center), Elizabeth Radcliffe (College of William and Mary), Christine Swanton (University of Auckland)

Conference directors: Jacqueline Taylor, Donald Ainslie, Willem Lemmens

Local Organizing committee: Willem Lemmens, Petra Van Brabandt, Catharina Paxman, Livia Verbrugge

The conference program is available (see link left).

! Please, do not hesitate any longer to register for the conference. After Sunday, June 27th we cannot guarantee that still all options for social activities (Bruges excursion, Conference Banquet) will be open. See link left for the registration document.  Subscription is only complete after payment. For questions, contact:

! For some additional information on conference location, Antwerp, Bruges excursion, etc ... see the extra website

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Call for papers (closed)

We are looking for papers in all areas of Hume studies.

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 author’s contact information. Papers are to be submitted as an 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, 2009. Authors will be notified that their submissions have been received. If you submit a paper and do not receive an acknowledgement by November 15, 2009, please email