Category Archives: Notices

Ethics for the down-and-out?

A couple of weeks ago, I (perhaps unwisely) posted a sarcastic and hastily written note in response to a news story about the crime-fighting adventures of ethicist Jonathan Glover (http://publicreason.net/2014/08/22/the-philosopher-and-the-fraudster-a-victory-for-multimillionaire-ethicists-everywhere/).  It turns out that I didn’t make my intent clear enough, … 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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“First Steps Toward a Nonideal Theory of Justice” out now!

I would like to announce the publication of my article, “First Steps Toward a Nonideal Theory of Justice, which just came out in Ethics and Global Politics. Here’s its abstract: Theorists have long debated whether John Rawls’ conception of justice as … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Tennessee Value and Agency Conference

3rd Annual Tennessee Value and Agency Conference                        Reason and Sentiment in the Moral Life                                              November 7 & 8, 2014                        … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Collective Responsibility for the Future

  Call for Papers ‘Collective Responsibility for the Future’ A conference to be held at University College Dublin, 15-16 June, 2015 Sponsored by: School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin, Ireland The Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, … Continue reading

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New Book: Democracy and Disenfranchisement

I would like to announce the publication of my book, Democracy and Disenfranchisement: The Morality of Electoral Exclusions. It is available at Amazon and Oxford UP. Below is the jacket description, advanced praise, and table of contents. The denial of … Continue reading

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