Monthly Archives: October 2012

2nd CFP: Liberalism and Republicanism: Public Policy Implications

2nd CFP: Liberalism and Republicanism: Public Policy Implications SchoolofPublic Policy, Department of Political Science,UniversityCollegeLondon 13 February, 2013 * Please note the change of date from the original call for papers Keynote speaker: Dr Stuart White (Oxford): ‘The Liberal Contribution to … Continue reading

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Bloggingheads.tv on When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?

My appearance with Glenn Loury on Bloggingheads.tv is now online. We discuss hate speech, Holocaust denial, and a variety of other free speech issues addressed in When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and … Continue reading

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CFP – Challenges to Participation in Democracy

CALL FOR PAPERS Conference – Challenges to Participation in Democracy University of Lisbon, Faculty of Letters, 16th-17th May 2013   Recent political events have brought the problem of political participation to a new light by promoting active participation in ‘occupy … Continue reading

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Is it Irrational to Vote?

A response at the Economist to Katherine Magnu-Ward’s argument in Reason against the rationality of voting.

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CONF: The Republican Model and Diversity, University of Copenhagen, November 8th

The Republican Model and Diversity November 8th 2012 Room 27.0.09, University of Copenhagen in Amager, metro Islands Brygge Workshop organized by the Centre for the Study of Equality of Multiculturalism (CESEM) in collaboration with the Institut Français and the French … Continue reading

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When the State Speaks Reading Group: Schedule

This post is meant as a reference point for any and all posts that related to our reading group on Corey Brettschneider’s When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? Below I list our reading schedule along with the name … Continue reading

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Reading Group on Corey Brettschneider’s When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?

I’m happy to announce that from 12 November we’ll be hosting a reading group on Corey Brettschneider’s new book, When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?: How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality. From the publishers: How should … Continue reading

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Punishment – new book

Punishment is a topic of increasing importance for citizens and policymakers. Why should we punish criminals? Which theory of punishment is most compelling? Is the death penalty ever justified? These questions and many others are addressed in this highly engaging … Continue reading

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CFP: Las Torres de Lucca. International Journal of Political Philosophy

call for papers Las Torres de Lucca International Journal of Political Philosophy www.lastorresdelucca.org  ISSN: 2255-3827 Las Torres de Lucca is an international peer-reviewed biannual publication featuring articles and book reviews of Political Philosophy in both English and Spanish. It is edited … Continue reading

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The idea of evil: secular approaches, 22 – 23 November 2012

MANCEPT/MANCEV CONFERENCE Arthur Lewis Building, University of Manchester Thursday 22 November Registration 9:30 – 10:00 10:00 – 11:30 Luke Russell (The University of Sydney) Evil and the Qualitative Difference Revisited Commentator: Richard Child (University of Manchester) 11:30 – 11.45 Break … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Philosophy Workshop: Law & Morality

December 1st, 2012 – Pitt University Club: The Philosophy Department at the University of Pittsburgh presents a workshop on Law & Morality   Speakers:   Andrew Koppelman (Northwestern) - “Does Respect Require Antiperfectionism?” Henry Richardson (Georgetown) - “Democratic Autonomy and Democratic Authority” Paul Weithman … Continue reading

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Author-Meets-Critics Session on Robert Talisse’s Democracy and Moral Conflict

The Felician Ethics Institute is pleased to announce an Author-Meets-Critics session with Robert Talisse of Vanderbilt University on his book, Democracy and Moral Conflict (Cambridge, 2009), to be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Felician’s Lodi campus, 262 S. Main … Continue reading

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Beyond 2015: Towards a New Consensus on Ending Global Poverty

Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada October 25-27, 2012 This workshop will mark the launch of the Canadian chapter of Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP), a global network of academics, students, and poverty-focused specialists. Inaugurated at Yale University in 2011, ASAP strives … Continue reading

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CFP: Princeton Graduate Political Theory Conference

Princeton University, 5-6 April 2013 | CFP Deadline, 11 January 2013 The Graduate Conference in Political Theory at Princeton University will be held from April 5-6, 2013. The Committee for the Graduate Conference in Political Theory at Princeton University welcomes papers … Continue reading

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