Monthly Archives: February 2010

CFP: The Epistemology of Liberal Democracy

Copenhagen: 19-20 August 2010 | CFP: 1 April 2010 The second University of Copenhagen conference in epistemology will be held from 19-20 August 2010. The following is the description: We tend to think of liberal democracy as providing the most … Continue reading

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Sen’s The Idea of Justice (Introduction)

Hi All, This is the first post to kick off the reading group on Sen’s new book The Idea of Justice. I want to thank Blain for organizing this and I look forward to participating in it. I have to … Continue reading

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CFP: Association for Political Theory

[Moving to the top since the deadline is tomorrow. SCM] THE APT CONFERENCE 2010 – PROPOSAL GUIDELINES Reed College, Portland, Oregon, October 21-23, 2010; Proposals Due February 20, 2010 The Association for Political Theory welcomes paper proposals, panel proposals, and … Continue reading

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CONF & CFP: Global Justice. Concepts, Theories and Constraints (Bucharest, May 18-19, 2010)

Global Justice. Concepts, Theories and Constraints: May 18-19, 2010 | CFP: 20 April 2010 Having gained an unprecedented urgency, the topic of global justice has received increasingly public and academic attention, and has lately become a central issue in moral and … Continue reading

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Dissensus – n°3 – e-journal in political philosophy

We are pleased to announce the third issue of Dissensus, focused on “Droit et philosophie du langage ordinaire”, directed by D. Pieret, with contributions of D. Pieret, B. Leclercq, B. Ambroise, D. Pasteger, S. Goltzberg, N. Thirion, T. Berns & … Continue reading

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Schedule for Sen, “The Idea of Justice”, Reading Group

Dear Public Reason Contributors and Readers, Below is the schedule for our international online reading group on Amartya Sen’s recent book, The Idea of Justice.  Of course, modifications to the schedule may have to be made as we go along, … Continue reading

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Visiting Position in Ethics at Virginia Tech

The Department of Philosophy at Virginia Tech invites applications for a one-year position, to begin August 10, 2010. Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor; AOS: Ethics; AOC: Open. Five courses per year, including one graduate seminar. Evidence of teaching ability and research potential required. Salary: competitive. … Continue reading

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Conference: Rights, Equality, and Justice: A Conference Inspired by the Moral and Legal Theory of David Lyons

Rights, Equality, and Justice:A Conference Inspired by the Moral and Legal Theory of David Lyons Boston University is proud to honor Professor David Lyons with a conference featuring many outstanding scholars in law and philosophy giving papers and commentaries on … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A Brief History of Liberty

I just wanted to announce the publication of my book with David Schmidtz, A Brief History of Liberty. It’s something of an unusual book for philosophers, because it’s as much a genuine history (and economics, psychology, law, and sociology) book … Continue reading

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