Monthly Archives: April 2012

Global Distributive Justice: An Introduction

Chris Armstrong, Global Distributive Justice: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2012) This new textbook introduces the major theories and issues in a clear and accessible way, enabling students to navigate their way through the complex and fast-moving set of debates … Continue reading

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Claudio Corradetti (Ed.), Philosophical Dimensions of Human Rights. Some Contemporary Views, Springer, Dordrecht, 2012

About this book A unique collection by contemporary human rights authorities Provides a single picture of the most innovative aspects of human rights Combines contemporary contributions with seminal works The intellectual profile adds value to the political/diplomatic debates on human … Continue reading

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CFA: MANCEPT Workshop on Well-being and Public Policy

MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory – Ninth Annual Conference Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), University of Manchester 5th – 7th September 2012 Workshop on Well-being and Public Policy: Call for Abstracts David Cameron, in a recent speech on introducing … Continue reading

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Blog Symposium on Libertarianism and Land

Over at the Bleeding Heart Libertarians blog, we’re running a symposium this week on the topic of “Libertarianism and Land,” featuring essays by Eric Mack, Hillel Steiner, Fred Foldvary, Kevin Carson, and David Schmidtz. The first essay went up this … Continue reading

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Thom Brooks, Punishment

Punishment is the most comprehensive monograph on the subject available. It is accessible for readers coming to the topic for the first time with new arguments and developments in each chapter that will be of interest to those already working … Continue reading

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Latest Issue of European Journal of Political Theory Now Available – Special Issue: Just War in the Shadow of 9/11

The latest issue of the European Journal of Political Theory (11.2) is now available and can be found here: http://ept.sagepub.com/content/11/2.toc Special issue: Just war in the shadow of 9/11: Ten years on Guest editors: Graham Long and Peter Sutch Contributors … Continue reading

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CFP: Kantian Theory and International Human Rights Courts

The MultiRights project in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, the Norwegian Association for Legal Philosophy and the Norwegian Kant Society is organizing a workshop on Kantian Theory and International Human Rights Courts on August … Continue reading

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CfP: Law, Ethics and Philosophy, a new international journal

Law, Ethics and Philosophy (LEAP) is a new peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to work in ethics, legal theory, and social and political philosophy. It welcomes clear, rigorous and original submissions addressing concrete issues of public concern as well as more … Continue reading

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CfP: Acceptable Reasons and Public Deliberation (Mancept Workshops 5-7 September 2012)

MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory – Ninth Annual Conference Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), University of Manchester, 5th – 7th September 2012 WORKSHOP ON ACCEPTABLE REASONS AND PUBLIC DELIBERATION Convenor: Enrico Biale (University of Piemonte Orientale) Many democratic theories … Continue reading

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Call for photos – Exhibition during the conference Global Justice (Bucharest, 10 – 12 May, 2012)

The Faculty of Philosophy (University of Bucharest) hosts a photo exhibition during the conference Global Justice: Norms and Limits (Bucharest, 10 – 12 May, 2012). The exhibition is meant to illustrate from different points of view issues related to human … Continue reading

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CONF: Moral and Political Perspectives on Democracy

MORAL AND POLITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON DEMOCRACY The conference will be held at the University of Geneva on 27-28 June 2012. Speakers include: Prof. Richard Bellamy (University College London, UK), Prof. Jane Mansbridge (Harvard University, USA), Prof. David Miller (University of … Continue reading

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CFP: Brave New World

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS – Deadline for submission of abstract: 9th April 2012 Brave New World 2012, the Sixteenth Annual Postgraduate Conference organised under the auspices of the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), will take place on Wednesday 27th … Continue reading

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MAs in Political Philosophy at the University of York

The Department of Politics at the University of York is now accepting applications to its long-established MA programmes in Political Philosophy and Political Philosophy (The Idea of Toleration). We typically welcome 20+ postgraduate students each year to read for these … Continue reading

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