SAP sponsored event: The Ethics and Politics of Online Interaction

Christ Church, University of Oxford, May 14–15, 2019 Organisers: Étienne Brown and Michael Hannon While the history of moral and political thought has largely focused on problems that arise when two or more individuals interact in a physical setting, we now spend important parts our lives online, and our digital existence raise questions to which contemporary […]

SAP sponsored event: Children’s Consent: Philosophy and Law in Conversation

 All information for this workshop, including the programme, can be found at https://​www​.law​.ox​.ac​.uk/​r​e​s​e​a​r​c​h​—​a​n​d​—​s​u​b​j​e​c​t​—​g​r​o​u​p​s​/​c​h​i​l​d​r​e​n​s​—​c​o​n​s​e​n​t​—​p​h​i​l​o​s​o​p​h​y​—​a​n​d​—​l​a​w​—​c​o​n​v​e​r​s​a​t​ion This workshop brings together academics in law and in philosophy to explore children’s consent to medical treatment in addition to a range of closely related issues, including children’s values, wellbeing, responsibility, and decision‐making capacity. This workshop will be an opportunity to achieve a broader […]

SAP sponsored event: Summer University course on “The Morality of Discrimination”

Recent philosophical discussions about discrimination have focused on what makes discrimination wrongful in paradigmatic cases, such as in examples involving sexist hiring committees or racist university admissions procedures. The purpose of this course is to provide a forum within which to build upon these foundations by exploring the further complications that arise in more controversial cases […]

SAP sponsored event: Pregnancy, Maternity, and the Self

Pregnancy as a site of research in the arts and social sciences is newly flourishing. However, the interplay of maternity and pregnancy with conceptions of the mind and the self have rarely been the focus of interdisciplinary research. This conference aims to bring together philosophers studying pregnancy and the self with cultural and medical historians, sociologists, […]