Call for Papers: Centennial Celebration of the work of Mary Warnock (1924–2019) (JoAP)

Mary Warnock was a pioneering and influential figure in applied and public philosophy. In addition to academic work on existentialism, ethical theory, the imagination, reproductive ethics, and the philosophy of religion, her reports on special needs education and artificial reproduction had a major impact on public awareness and public policy. The Journal of Applied Philosophy (JoAP) plans […]

SAP Annual Lecture 2023: Planning and its function in our lives, Michael E. Bratman (Stanford)

Annual Lecture 2023: Planning and its function in our lives Professor Michael E Bratman (Stanford University). The lecture will take place at 4.00 ‑5.30pm (BST) on Thursday 14 September.  The Lecture will take place in the Nash Lecture Theatre, King’s College, London N.B. attendees are required to register in advance. Attendees please arrive before 4pm, at which […]

Society for Applied Philosophy Post-Doctoral Fellowship Scheme

The Society has launched a Post-Doctoral Fellowship Scheme for researchers in applied philosophy who are within two years of receiving their PhD. Up to two one-year fellowships, worth £16,000 each, will be awarded each year to support post-doctoral research to be undertaken at a university in any country. The application deadline for this year’s fellowships is the […]

In memoriam: Brenda Almond

The SAP is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Brenda Almond, Emeritus Professor of Moral and Social Philosophy at the University of Hull. Professor Almond co-founded the SAP with Anthony O’Hear in 1982. She devoted many years to the development of the Society, helping it to become the leading body in the field […]

SAP Annual Lecture 2022: 3 Dogmas of Normativity, Ruth Chang (Oxford)

Annual Lecture 2022: 3 Dogmas of Normativity, Professor Ruth Chang (University of Oxford). The lecture will take place at 5–6.30pm (BST / GMT +1) on Friday 20 May.  The Lecture will take place in the Council Room, King’s College, London N.B. attendees are required to register in advance.  Attendees please arrive before 5pm, at which time the […]