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CFP: Rethinking Political Catholicism, Rome, May 22-23, 2014

Although the study of religion and politics has blossomed over the past decade, the normative debates over the appropriate place of religion in modern democracies often remain divorced from the study of the actual practices and meanings of religion in … 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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CONF: Cosmopolitanism and Conflict, Rome, October 11-13 2013

Cosmopolitanism and Conflict John Cabot University, Rome, October 11-13 2013  Contemporary global politics is increasingly marked by conflicts. One thinks of conflicts over institutions and authorities, resources and citizenship, military force and climate change, religion and ideology. Yet prevailing cosmopolitan … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Workshop On Happiness And Politics, MANCEPT Workshops, September 4th-6th 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: WORKSHOP ON HAPPINESS AND POLITICS MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory – Tenth Annual Conference Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), University of Manchester September 4th-6th 2013 http://manceptworkshops2013.wordpress.com Over the last two decades, happiness has become an active … Continue reading

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CFP: Las Torres de Lucca. International Journal of Political Philosophy

call for papers Las Torres de Lucca International Journal of Political Philosophy www.lastorresdelucca.org  ISSN: 2255-3827 Las Torres de Lucca is an international peer-reviewed biannual publication featuring articles and book reviews of Political Philosophy in both English and Spanish. It is edited … Continue reading

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“TVA” Conference: Themes on the Moral Philosophy of Kant and Rawls

The Program for the Tennessee Value and Agency (“TVA”) 2012 Conference is now available here: http://web.utk.edu/~acureto1/tva/files/2012/08/2012-TVA-Program.pdf Those interested in attending may consult Adam Cureton, adamcureton@utk.edu, with questions, should there be any. The meeting is open to the public and we … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts: TVA Conference: Rawls and Kant

Final Call for Abstracts Themes from the Moral Philosophy of Rawls and Kant Tennessee Value and Agency (TVA) Annual Conference University of Tennessee November 16-18, 2012 Keynote speakers: Thomas M. Scanlon, Harvard University Pamela Hieronymi, UCLA Abstracts (of 2-3 double-spaced … Continue reading

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Matthew Adler, Well-Being and Fair Distribution: Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis

Matthew Adler has a major new book with OUP that will interest many readers of this blog. Here is the description: Well-Being and Fair Distribution provides a rigorous and comprehensive defense of the “social welfare function” as a tool for … 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: 4th Annual Northwestern Ethics Conference

CFP: 4th Annual Northwestern Ethics Conference NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL THEORY AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY FOURTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE MAY 20-22, 2010 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Elizabeth Anderson, University of Michigan Christine Korsgaard, Harvard University SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: The deadline is February 15, 2010. … Continue reading

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Philosophical Libertarianism

I’ve been working for a while on a entry on libertarianism as a political philosophy for the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. It’s meant to explain the theory and some of the most common objections to it to a undergraduate/graduate student … Continue reading

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