Monthly Archives: August 2011

2012-13 Tulane CEPA Fellowships

Tulane University Center for Ethics and Public Affairs | Deadline: 15 November 2011 This is a great fellowship opportunity in a great place: The Murphy Institute’s Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at Tulane University invites applications for up to … Continue reading

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My Warmest Thanks, and One Final Bleg

I’d like to thank all of you who sent me comments on the RNR (“Foundations of a Nonideal Theory of Justice”) I posted here the other week. Almost all of you homed in on a problem with the Side-Constraint Principle … Continue reading

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Grad CFP: “From Meydan Tahrir to Wisconsin”

Cornell University, 27-28 April 2012 | CFP Deadline: 1 Nov 2011 Via Pinar Kemerli at Cornell: “From Meydan Tahrir to Wisconsin: Rethinking Revolution, Democracy and Citizenship” An interdisciplinary graduate student conference, hosted by the political theory graduate students in the … Continue reading

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RNR Help? “Foundations of a Nonideal Theory of Justice”

Hi everyone, I’ve been working on this paper for a number of years, and it is finally under revise-and-resubmit.  Given that I work in a very small department and am not great at networking, I could really use some help … Continue reading

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CONF: Graduate Student Panel of the Interdisciplinary Conference “The Politics of Interpretation & The Interpretation of Politics”, 23-24 September, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford

Within the last fifty years, interpretation has become one of the most important intellectual paradigms of humanities and social sciences scholarship. Theories about law and literature, philosophy and political thought, history and theology all rely on textual interpretation. Issues such … Continue reading

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Two monographs of possible interest to Public Reason readers

I’ve been encouraged by a fellow reader of this blog to post an announcement about my two books that have come out in the last year. The first is called Rawls, Dewey, and Constructivism (2010), and was reviewed positively on Notre … Continue reading

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