Monthly Archives: August 2008

STP Special Issues

Social Theory and Practice has just published its 2008 special issue, guest-edited by Ingrid Robeyns and Adam Swift.  The title is “Social Justice: Ideal Theory, Nonideal Circumstances.” Other recent special issues include “Virtue and Social Diversity” (2007) and “Cosmopolitanism and … Continue reading

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The LPGA Demands that Its Players Speak English

Is everyone else as amazed as I am about the recent decision by the Ladies Professional Golf Association [where 45 of the top 120 players on the circuit are South Korean] to demand that all players be conversant in English?  … Continue reading

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Public Ethics Radio

There’s a new podcast radio program called Public Ethics Radio that’s just been launched. The program is a production of the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, an Australian Research Council Special Research Centre, at the Australian National University, … Continue reading

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The Questions of (Social, Political, Legal, ….) Philosophy

Ah, Fall.  Classes here have started already!  Probably because of what I am teaching this semester I started thinking about the questions we (members and subscribers to this blog and potential members and subscribers of this blog) address.  It seems … Continue reading

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Nickel on Rawls, Human Rights and Toleration

I have a conference length paper on Jim Nickel’s criticisms (from the second edition of “Making Sense of Human Rights”) of Rawls’s “ultraminimalist” conception of human rights in LoP. I seek readers’ comments both because I’d like to get a … Continue reading

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Boston: ASPLP 2008

ASPLP: 28-29 August 2008 Via Jacob T. Levy The Annual Meeting of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy will be held from 28-29 August, 2008, in conjunction with the American Political Science Association, at the Hynes Convention Center/ … Continue reading

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Stanford Humanities Center Fellowships

Stanford Humanities: 2009-10 | Apply by 15 October 2008 The online application for 2009-2010 faculty fellowships at the Stanford Humanities Center is now available.  Fellows are in residence at the Center during the regular academic year (September to June) and … Continue reading

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Journal of Moral Philosophy 5(2) (2008)

JOURNAL OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY: An International Journal of Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy http://www.brill.nl/jmp (ISSN 1740-4681) Volume 5, Number 2 (2008) EDITORIAL Thom Brooks, ‘Editorial’, p. 177 ARTICLES Burke A. Hendrix, ‘Authenticity and Cultural Rights’, pp. 181-203 Igor Primoratz, ‘Patriotism … Continue reading

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Virginia Tech Graduate Conference

Virginia Tech: 7-8 November 2008 | CFP: 1 October 2008 Something of relevance for grad students who also work in ethics or applied ethics: The graduate students of the Department of Philosophy at Virginia Tech are hosting their fifth annual … Continue reading

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Podcast Symposium Submissions

Thanks to all who have submitted an abstract for the podcast symposium. If you have not received an email from me confirming your submission, please email me. We should have a schedule of the symposium ready in about a month. … Continue reading

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Human Rights and Justice in Immigration

Jerusalem: 25-27 May 2009 | CFP: 1 September 2008 Download the full CFP: Human Rights and Justice in Immigration The Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is organizing an international conference designed to examine various … Continue reading

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Ethics and the War on Terror: Politics, Multiculturalism and Media

Leicester: 25-26 September 2008 | CFP: 5 September 2008 A two-day seminar will be held at the University of Leicester on 25-26 September as part of the ESRC Research Seminar Series. The seminar will cover the three main themes of … Continue reading

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Third International Applied Ethics Conference

Sapporo: 21-23 November 2008 | CFP: 6 September 2008 The Center for Applied Ethics and Philosophy (CAEP) will host the Third International Applied Ethics Conference on 21-23 November 2008 at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. From the CFP: read more…

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Res Publica Postgraduate Essay Prize

Res Publica Essay Prize: 1 October 2008 Something for grad students: For the fourth year running, Res Publica (the journal of the Association for Legal and Social Philosophy) will be awarding a prize for the best paper submitted by a … Continue reading

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Justice and Educational Distribution

Stanford: 17-18 October 2008 The Stanford Center on Ethics will be hosting a conference on justice and educational distribution on 17-18 October 2008. The program is below the fold and a website will be posted in due course. read more…

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