Category Archives: Academia

Call for Papers: Free Speech, Public Deliberation, and Global Affairs, University of Tromsø, 17-19 June, 2014

The Pluralism, Democracy, and Justice Research Group invites you to the conference   Free Speech, Public Deliberation, and Global Affairs 17–19 June 2014 University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway   Keynote speakers: Andreas Føllesdal (University of Oslo) … Continue reading

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Vulnerbility in Context – second call

Second Call for Papers   Vulnerability in Context   Workshop at the University of Ottawa   October 9-10, 2014   Co-Convenors: Patrick Fafard and Christine Straehle, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa   Vulnerability is a … Continue reading

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CfP: 2014 Warwick Graduate Conference in Political and Legal Theory

CfP: 2014 Warwick Graduate Conference in Political and Legal Theory Saturday February 15 2014 Keynote speakers: Avia Paternak (UCL) and John Tomasi (Brown). The Department of Politics and International Studies and the Centre for Ethics, Law and Public Affairs at … Continue reading

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THE ABBY BENJAMIN POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN ANIMAL STUDIES

THE ABBY BENJAMIN POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN ANIMAL STUDIES   The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University invites applications for the Abby Benjamin Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. This is a one-year non-renewable 12-month fellowship. The successful applicant will have a … Continue reading

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CfP: Transnational Migration and Changing Citizenship Regimes

Call for Papers: Transnational Migration and Changing Citizenship Regimes Workshop at the University of Ottawa, March 21, 2014 Citizenship regimes are shifting in significant ways in response to the global movement of people, in ways that serve to encourage some … 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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Symposium on Michael Huemer’s The Problem of Political Authority

Over at the Bleeding Heart Libertarians blog, we are in the middle of a symposium on Michael Huemer’s new book, The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey. Huemer’s book has two … Continue reading

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Res Publica Postgraduate Essay Prize 2013

Res Publica: A Journal of Moral, Legal and Social Philosophy Postgraduate Essay Prize, 2013 For the ninth year running, Res Publica will be awarding a prize for the best paper submitted by a current or recent postgraduate student. This may … Continue reading

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David Braybrooke

Via Linda McAdams: a facebook page has been created to support David Braybrooke, who is undergoing intense physical therapy after recent surgery. read more…

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Punishment book launch in Westminster

Punishment book launch The Houses of Parliament Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013 Time: 17:00-19:00 Place: Committee Room 3, the Houses of Parliament, London Punishment is a topic of increasing importance for citizens and policymakers. Why should we punish criminals? What … Continue reading

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CFP: Brave New World

BRAVE NEW WORLD CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline for submission of abstract: 22nd March 2013 Brave New World 2013, the Seventeenth Annual Postgraduate Conference organised under the auspices of the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), will take place on Thursday … 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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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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Symposium on John Tomasi’s Free Market Fairness

The Bleeding Heart Libertarians blog is hosting a symposium on John Tomasi’s newest book, Free Market Fairness. The symposium begins today, June 11th, and runs through next Monday, June 18th. The schedule for the symposium is below. Please see the … Continue reading

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A Profession-Wide Invitation

I hereby extend a profession-wide invitation to contribute to a new blog I have created that aims to be “by and for” early-career philosophers (including social-political theorists): The Philosophers’ Cocoon. This blog aims to be a safe and supportive “grass … Continue reading

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Blog Symposium on Libertarianism and Land

Over at the Bleeding Heart Libertarians blog, we’re running a symposium this week on the topic of “Libertarianism and Land,” featuring essays by Eric Mack, Hillel Steiner, Fred Foldvary, Kevin Carson, and David Schmidtz. The first essay went up this … Continue reading

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Thom Brooks, Punishment

Punishment is the most comprehensive monograph on the subject available. It is accessible for readers coming to the topic for the first time with new arguments and developments in each chapter that will be of interest to those already working … Continue reading

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CFP: Brave New World

CALL FOR PAPERS – Deadline for submission of abstract: 9th April 2012 Brave New World 2012, the Sixteenth Annual Postgraduate Conference organised under the auspices of the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), will take place on Wednesday 27th and … Continue reading

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Animals, Ethics and the Law Symposium

A two day symposium that may be of interest to some:  http://philosophy.utk.edu/ael/main.html March 2-3, 2012 Howard Baker Center for Public Policy Animals, Ethics and Law Symposium Speakers and read more…

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Open Letter to US University Chancellors and Presidents

Matthew Noah Smith has written the following open letter from the faculty of US universities and colleges to to their chancellors and presidents regarding the use of violence against student protesters. If you would like to add your name to … Continue reading

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