Monthly Archives: June 2008

CFP: Sexual Selves

Sexual Selves: 1-3 May 2009 | CFP: 15 October 2008 The Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love invites papers for the upcoming conference “Sexual Selves” to be held on May 1-3, 2009 at the University of Illinois at … Continue reading

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A Thought about Racial Profiling

I have been thinking about the ethics of racial profiling. Say that racial profiling, roughly, involves law enforcers paying extra attention to members of a certain race, because it is known that members of that race are more likely to … Continue reading

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CFP: Alabama Philosophical Society

Orange Beach, Alabama: 26-27 September 2008 | CFP: 7 August 2008 Submissions in any area of philosophy are welcome. More info here. There’s also an undergraduate essay contest (same deadline). read more…

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Ethics and International Affairs: Rights, Climate Change and War

Oxford: 1 July 2008  Via Simon Caney, there are some places left for a conference in Oxford on 1 July on the work of Henry Shue. Those interested can sign up here, and have a look at the programme too. … Continue reading

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CFP: Rousseau and Revolution

Aarhus: 13-15 March 2009 | CFP: 1 December 2008 The University of Aarhus, Denmark, is hosting an international conference on Rousseau and Revolution from 13-15 March 2009. From their CFP: Fidel Castro once told a journalist that one of his … Continue reading

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CFP: Global Justice and the Nation-State

Lisbon: 23-24 October 2008 | CFP: 30 June 2008 The New University of Lisbon is hosting a conference on current research on global justice and the nation state on 23-24 October 2008. From the CFP: Within philosophy and the social … Continue reading

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International Society for Military Ethics 2009 Symposium

ISME San Diego: 29-30 January 2009 | CFP: 19 September 2008 Those of you with an interest in the morality of war (of that are looking for an excuse to visit San Diego in January) might be interested in giving … Continue reading

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SAP Conference Reminder

This is just a reminder that the registration deadline for the Society for Applied Philosophy’s annual conference in Manchester (July 4-6, 2008) is June 13.  We have a terrific line-up of speakers, and I hope to see many of you there! read more…

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Waste, yet again

I had to take a break from this but am back at it full force. What do people think of the following as a definition of waste? I think it gets around some of the problems people pointed out earlier … Continue reading

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Fairness, Democracy and Lotteries

Last night I gave a talk to the Moral Philosophy Seminar in Oxford, which received particularly good questions from Joseph Raz and John Broome (among others). As often, the paper has been posted for discussion on the blog Ethics-Etc (direct … Continue reading

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