Author Archives: Kevin Vallier

Public Justification, Authority and Coercion: Comments on Chapter 1

I want to begin by again thanking Chad for putting this group together and to all the participants, especially Micah for his excellent summary and questions of Chapter 1 of my book. I didn’t see a way to answer his discussion questions … Continue reading

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CFP: The Scope of Religious Exemptions (April 17th-18th, 2015)

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy The Scope of Religious Exemptions April 17th-18th, 2015  The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy will take place in Bowling Green, Ohio, April 17th-18th, … Continue reading

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Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? Ideal Theory Conference, April 25th-26th, 2014

For those of you interested in the nonideal/ideal theory debates in political philosophy, I thought I’d let you know that Bowling Green State University is hosting a conference on the subject in three weeks. Registration is still open if you’re … Continue reading

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Reminder: Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? Abstracts Due November 1st

I’m posting a quick reminder that Bowling Green State University’s Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? abstract deadline is coming up this week, on November 1st. Here’s the CFP again, in case you didn’t see the original. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The … Continue reading

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CFP: Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? (Bowling Green Workshop in Ethics and Public Policy, April 25th-26th, 2014).

You know you wanna apply! CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? April 25th-26th, 2014 The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy will take place in … Continue reading

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Brettschneider Reading Group: Chapter 5, Religious Freedom and the Reasons for Rights

Along with the other commenters, I’m grateful for the opportunity to take part in this reading group. I find Corey’s book both timely and provocative; perhaps one of the book’s main virtues is the way in which it frames controversial … Continue reading

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