Monthly Archives: October 2011

Conference – Debating Toleration, University of Pavia (3-5/11/2011)

Debating Toleration: Attitudes, Practices and Institutions 3 – 5 November, 2011 – University of Pavia (Italy) 3 November 13:30 Registration 14 -15 Presentation of current European Research Projects on toleration Emanuela Ceva (University of Pavia), Coordinator RESPECT Project Zacharoula Kouki … Continue reading

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Scanlon on Libertarianism in Boston Review

Tim Scanlon has an essay up at Boston Review on libertarianism and liberty: “Libertarianism presents itself as a simple, clear, and principled view. It appears to provide a moral basis, in the value of individual liberty, for a specific political … Continue reading

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Symposium on Gaus’s Public Reason Liberalism

The editors over at the Cato Unbound blog are hosting a symposium on Jerry Gaus’s version of public reason liberalism. Jerry provides a lead essay. Three commenters have response essays. Readers of the blog will know the first two commenters, … Continue reading

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2012 Montreal Political Theory Manuscript Workshop Award

(le français suit) THE ANNUAL MONTREAL POLITICAL THEORY MANUSCRIPT WORKSHOP AWARD Call for applications: The Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire en philosophie politique de Montréal (GRIPP), spanning the departments of political science and philosophy at McGill University, l’Université de Montréal, Concordia … Continue reading

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Bleg-Readings for a Morality of War Course

Hi everyone.  I’m conducting an advanced undergraduate course on the morality of war next erm and would be very appreciative if anyone has any suggestions on which books or articles to assign.  Obviously, I know Walzer’s book is a classic, … Continue reading

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PhD Fellowships in Political Theory at Central European University

Call for Applications: Political Theory Track of CEU Doctoral Program in Political Science, CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL SCHOOL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, PUBLIC POLICY, AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS We invite applications for the Political Theory Track of the CEU Doctoral Program in … Continue reading

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Workshop: Toleration and Truth

21 October 2011, University of Milan, Faculty of Political Science, via Conservatorio 7 PROGRAM 10:00 – MORNING SESSION Chair: Antonella Besussi (University of Milan) John Horton (Keele University) Toleration and reasonable disagreement Discussant: Roberta Sala (University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan) … Continue reading

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Stanford Center for Ethics in Society Postdocs 2012-13

Stanford 2012-13 | Application deadline 11 January 2012 A message from the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford regarding their postdoctoral fellowship opportunities for 2012-2013: For 2012-2013, we  seek up to four new postdoctoral fellows. We welcome … Continue reading

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Associate or Assistant, Global Justice, UCSD

UCSD has just posted a position in Global Justice — at the Associate or tenure-track Assistant level. The position is housed in Political Science and formally designated a “political theory” job, though we are open to other subfields as appropriate. … Continue reading

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CONF: Democracy and Its Critics: Ancient and Modern

“Democracy and Its Critics: Ancient and Modern”, 22 October 2011 at St. Hugh’s College, Oxford University. Organized by the Political Thought Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association of the U.K. The keynote address will be given by Professor Richard … Continue reading

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