Monthly Archives: November 2009

Credit Cards and Exploitation

PBS‘ Frontline this week aired an interesting episode on the credit card industry, which began with a discussion of some of the controversial practices initiated by Providian and soon adopted by the bulk of its competitors. I think the episode raises some interesting philosophical questions about … Continue reading

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CFP: Roundtable on Marx’s Capital, February 24-27, 2011

The Society for Social and Political Philosophy is pleased to issue a CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS for a Roundtable on Marx’s Capital Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas February 24-27, 2011 SSPP’s second Roundtable will explore Volume One of Marx’s Capital … Continue reading

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Survey on Publishing in Philosophy

Via Sally Haslanger: All professional philosophers are invited to participate in a survey on publishing in philosophy. It should take about 10 minutes. It will be useful to have your CV handy as you fill it out. Please go here to … Continue reading

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Continuum Ethics book series

Continuum Ethics A series of books exploring key topics in contemporary ethics and moral philosophy. Continuum Ethics presents a series of books that will bridge the gap between new research work and undergraduate textbooks. They will provide close examination of … Continue reading

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Global Justice and Human Rights book series

Announcing two new book series with Edinburgh University Press: STUDIES IN GLOBAL JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS Series Editor: Thom Brooks “Global justice and human rights” is perhaps the hottest topic today. Studies in Global Justice and Human Rights is a … Continue reading

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Getting to the Rule of Law: The Annual Conference of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy

The American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy (ASPLP) is pleased to announce that it will hold its annual meeting in conjunction with that of the Association of American Law Schools in New Orleans on January 6, 2010. The topic … Continue reading

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2010 Workshops in Political Theory

Manchester Metropolitan University, 1-3 September 2010  A call for workshop convenors for the 2010 Workshops in Political Theory conference in Manchester: Following the successful sixth annual series of Workshops held in Manchester, September 2009, at which over a hundred and … Continue reading

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Sibyl Schwarzenbach: On Civic Friendship

Via an email from CUP: Columbia University Press is pleased to announce the publication of Sibyl Schwarzenbach’s On Civic Friendship: Including Women in the State. In this innovative new work Schwarzenbach argues that women have performed the vast majority of … Continue reading

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