Category Archives: Public Philosophy

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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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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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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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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PHILTV on Public Reason and Religion (Kevin Vallier and Jason Brennan)

Jason Brennan (Georgetown) and I (Bowling Green) have put together a conversation on public reason/political liberalism and its treatment of religious contributions to public life (which would not have been possible without the help of the great folks over at … Continue reading

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Stuart White on Political Philosophy and the Left

Via Edward Lewis, the first part of a two-part interview with Stuart White on political philosophy and the left at the New Left Project. Topics include Cohen on luck egalitarianism and freedom. read more…

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Philosophy on Prairie Public Radio

“Why?” on Prairie Public Radio: 5:00pm Central, second Sunday of the month Jack Weinstein writes to say that the new Institute for Philosophy in Public Life at the University of North Dakota has launched a new philosophy call-in radio show … Continue reading

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