Monthly Archives: May 2012

CFP: Methods in Practice (MANCEPT 2012)

(From Jens Olesen) Call for Papers for the MANCEPT Workshop “Methods in Practice” Manchester Workshops in Political Theory Ninth Annual Conference, 5-7 September 2012 Convenor: Jens Olesen (Oxford) Methodological discussions in Political Theory are often unduly abstract, concentrating almost exclusively … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts: TVA Conference: Rawls and Kant

Final Call for Abstracts Themes from the Moral Philosophy of Rawls and Kant Tennessee Value and Agency (TVA) Annual Conference University of Tennessee November 16-18, 2012 Keynote speakers: Thomas M. Scanlon, Harvard University Pamela Hieronymi, UCLA Abstracts (of 2-3 double-spaced … Continue reading

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Special Issue Ethics and Social Welfare 6(2) on “Family Values”

The journal Ethics and Social Welfare features a special issue on “Family Values: Ethical Perspectives on Contemporary Living Arrangements and Parenthood” (edited by Gideon Calder and Jurgen De Wispelaere) that will be of interest to political philosophers working on the … Continue reading

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CFP: ‘Exploring the Green Framework’

Ninth Annual MANCEPT Political Theory Workshops (5th -7th September 2012) University of Manchester Call for Papers: Exploring the ‘Green Framework’ Environmental issues are fast becoming a central and pressing concern of the political landscape. The ‘Green Framework’, is comprised … Continue reading

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Matthew Adler, Well-Being and Fair Distribution: Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis

Matthew Adler has a major new book with OUP that will interest many readers of this blog. Here is the description: Well-Being and Fair Distribution provides a rigorous and comprehensive defense of the “social welfare function” as a tool for … Continue reading

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Understanding Equality – Reminder

Understanding Equality Friday 25 May 2012, 10.00am – 6.00pm Room 349, Senate House 10.00 Registration 10.15 Joseph Raz (Columbia & King’s College London) Equality: Political not Philosophical 11.45 Coffee 12.00 Veronique Munoz-Darde (UCL & Berkeley) All the Fun in the … Continue reading

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