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Tag Archives: political philosophy
The new Centre for Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at the University of Groningen is hosting its inaugural conference on Sept 28-29, 2017.
Keynote speakers are Simon Caney (Warwick), Nancy Cartwright (Durham/UCSD), Gerald Gaus (Arizona), and Catherine de Vries (Essex).
For more information, please go to
To register, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research (CEPR) of the University of Salzburg is happy to announce the call for papers for its 2018 Salzburg Workshop in Philosophy and Poverty. In 2018, the workshop will be held at the University of Salzburg on 17 & 18 May 2018 and focus on the topic of “Poverty and the Family”.
The invited speaker for this workshop is Jonathan Wolff (Oxford), who will give a talk on “Poverty, Social Expectations, and the Family”.
We invite scholars to submit papers on any topic of philosophical inquiry into poverty. Possible topics include poverty as an issue of global or social justice, human rights and poverty, the ethical obligation of poverty alleviation and the design of poverty alleviation measures or philosophical issues in poverty measurement, the conception of poverty and poverty research.
We are pleased to announce we have just published Number 10 of the Journal of Political Philosophy Las Torres de Lucca, a free-access electronic bilingual magazine. (ISSN 2255-3827). You can susbcribe as reader, reviewer or author to the Journal here.
It includes, as you will see in the index, the dossier dedicated to Places of political conflict., along with two excellent articles on Joseph Nye, Hannah Arendt and Filón., and some book reviews.
From now on, we welcome submissions for our next issue of 2017.
Dossier “Places of political conflict“
Editorial: Discords of the common. On the places of conflict
Anders Fjeld, Diego Paredes Goicochea
Registration open and program online:
Philosophy and Childhood
13-14 July 2017, University of Salzburg, Austria
Keynote Speakers: S. Matthew Liao (New York), Amy Mullin (Toronto), Adam Swift (Warwick)
The program includes 32 talks in two parallel sessions and three keynote talks over the course of two days. A detailed program including a book of abstracts can be found on the conference homepage. The registration fee is 30€ and covers the conference folder, coffee breaks, and two lunch snacks. Students as well as particpiants from countries classified as low-income or lower-middle income economies by the World Bank pay a subsidized fee of 15€.
Call for Emerging Scholar Workshop Participants: Workshop on Recent Trends in the Philosophy of Coercion
Call for Emerging Scholar Participants: Workshop on Current Issues in Coercion
Applications are invited from current advanced doctoral students and recent PhD graduates/early career scholars to participate in a workshop on current issues in coercion, to be held on the campus of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, March 25-26, 2017. This workshop occurs at the culmination of a SSHRC-funded project on “The Regulation of Coercion,” led by Scott Anderson of the University of British Columbia. The workshop will feature the participation of and work by leading experts on coercion, including: