Category Archives: Public Philosophy

CFA: Political Theory and the European Union, MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory

MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, University of Manchester, 1st – 3rd September 2015 Convenors: Giulia Bistagnino (University of Milan), giulia.bistagnino@unimi.it Pamela Pansardi (University of Pavia), pamela.pansardi@unipv.it The workshop aims at bringing together scholars interested in the normative dimension of the … Continue reading

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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 [original post now removed].  It turns out that I didn’t make my intent … Continue reading

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Overcoming Intolerance: Nussbaum and Her Critics conference

23-24 May 2014 St Mary’s College, Durham University Conference speakers include: Thom Brooks (Durham), Clare Chambers (Cambridge), Maria Dimova-Cookson (Durham), Phillip Horky (Durham), Peter Jones (Newcastle), Maleiha Malik (KCL), Mozaffar Qizilbash (York), Martha Nussbaum (Chicago), Sara Protasi (Yale) CONFERENCE WEBSITE … Continue reading

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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) Carol C. … 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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