Monthly Archives: January 2009

2008 Okin-Young Award

Deadline: 15 February 2009 The Women and Politics and Foundations of Political Theory sections of the American Political Science Association and the Women’s Caucus for Political Science announce the Okin-Young Award in Feminist Political Theory. The award commemorates the scholarly, … Continue reading

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David Bourget and David Chalmers at ANU have created an online database of philosophy papers called PhilPapers. It allows you to browse through journals, create reading lists at the click of a button, and comment on papers. There is an … Continue reading

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Philosophy on Prairie Public Radio

“Why?” on Prairie Public Radio: 5:00pm Central, second Sunday of the month Jack Weinstein writes to say that the new Institute for Philosophy in Public Life at the University of North Dakota has launched a new philosophy call-in radio show … Continue reading

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Molinari Symposium 2009: Call for Papers on Intellectual Property

CALL FOR PAPERS The Molinari Society will be hosting its sixth annual symposium in conjunction with the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association in New York City, December 27-30, 2009. We hereby invite the submission of papers on the … Continue reading

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The Ironic Tragedy of Human Rights

Fellow Public Reasoners, I recently posted an essay, “The Ironic Tragedy of Human Rights,” on the Social Science Research Network (at As you can see from the summary below, the argument amounts to a very radical critique of human rights. This has left me wondering: … Continue reading

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Journal of Moral Philosophy 6(1) (2009)

Journal of Moral Philosophy 6(1) (2009) JOURNAL OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY: An International Journal of Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy (ISSN 1740-4681) * Note: the JMP is now quarterly from 2009 * Volume 6, Number 1 (2009) Editorial ARTICLES Daniel Nolan, … Continue reading

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