Welcome to the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP). SAAP exists to advance American philosophy by promoting interest and research in its history, encouraging original and creative work in its spirit, and providing forums for the exchange of information and ideas.
This site includes information about SAAP's history, current activities, and requirements for membership. Explore the above menu to see what SAAP has to offer. New members from all disciplines and backgrounds are welcome.
SAAP 2015 Annual Meeting, March 5-7, 2015
Program for SAAP 2015 is here
Main conference website is here
Photo courtesy of Experience Grand Rapids
Valley State University is proud to host the 42nd Annual
Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American
Philosophy, to be held March 5-7, 2015, at the Courtyard by
Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. The theme for this
year's conference is 'Sustainability.'
main conference website is
here. This is the place where people can access
the on-line registration form and get information about
accommodations for the conference and transportation to Grand
Rapids. It is also the place where people can get information
about dining, entertainment, and cultural attractions in the
Grand Rapids area.
To learn even more about the dining, entertainment and cultural
attractions in the Grand Rapids area, read the Experience
Grand Rapids Visitor's Guide. The Visitor's Guide is
published twice a year by Experience Grand Rapids.
We are looking forward to you joining us for the conference! If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Dwayne Tunstall at 616-331-3415 or by email at email@example.com or Kelly Parker at 616-331-2114 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The SAAP 2015 Annual Meeting will be at Grand Valley State University, March 5-7, 2015 and the Call for Papers is here (PDF)
Philip McReynold's film, American Philosopher
William James: The Psychology of Possibility (an excerpt, with John J. McDermott)
The film is available, here, from Davidson Films.
...to graduate programs in philosophy with opportunities for coursework and degrees on American philosophy. See our resources page, here.
The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP) is incorporated as a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Contributions to SAAP are tax-deductible.