Author Archives: Jeremy Williams

Call for Papers and Registration: Conference on Humanitarian Ethics and Action at Birmingham

The 3rd Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics
University of Birmingham
1st – 2nd June 2017
Theme: Humanitarian Ethics and Action

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Simon Caney (Oxford)
Cecile Fabre (Oxford)
Helen Frowe (Stockholm)
Hugo Slim (ICRC)

Plus a public lecture by:

Leif Wenar (KCL)

The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics at Birmingham is pleased to announce its third annual conference, on the theme of humanitarian ethics and action (broadly construed).

The conference will feature both invited keynote speakers, speakers selected from a CFP, and a public lecture. For further information, and for details on how to register to attend, please see the conference website, at: http://www.globalethics2017.weebly.com/.

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Conference: New Directions in Public Reason (Birmingham)

Dates: 16th – 17th June

Contact: Jeremy Williams (j.s.williams@bham.ac.uk)

Location: Edgbaston Room, Lucas House, University of Birmingham (G16 on this campus map)

Homepage: www.birmingham.ac.uk/newdirections

Participants:

Recent years have seen a flourishing of the philosophical literature on public reason, with a number of new models of public reason being developed, novel arguments in favour of existing models being advanced, and exploration taking place into the implications of the use of public reason for a range of pressing political controversies. At the same time, critics of public reason liberalism have been deploying new objections, and refining familiar ones.

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