Societal Implications: Applying Academic Philosophy Outside of the Academy

Boston University Graduate Conference in Philosophy Boston University Graduate Conference in Philosophy March 16, 2018 — March 18, 2018 Department of Philosophy, Boston University Boston University Boston United States This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities View the Call For Papers Sponsor(s): Society for Applied Philosophy Keynote speakers: Kieran Setiya Massachusetts Institute of […]

The Future of Republicanism: Liberal, Critical, Radical?

Our aim in this conference is to clarify the divisions within republican political philosophy and ask which forms of republicanism, if any, are best placed to provide solutions to contemporary political and philosophical problems. The revival of civic republican political philosophy has seen the emergence of distinct and often antagonistic tendencies within republican thought. As […]

Understanding Value VI

Understanding Value is back! After an incredibly successful fifth conference, we are already well on our way with Understanding Value Six. We are delighted to announce that the University of Sheffield’s graduate philosophy conference Understanding Value will return for a sixth event in 2017. The conference will take place on the 19th–21st July 2017. Understanding Value is an […]

11th Postgraduate Bioethics Conference

The 11th Postgraduate Bioethics Conference is hosted by The Ethox Centre, University of Oxford.  It will take place on 4–5th September 2017 in St Catherine’s College, Oxford. The 11th Postgraduate Bioethics Conference is hosted by The Ethox Centre, University of Oxford.  It will take place on 4–5th September 2017 in St Catherine’s College, Oxford. The […]

Women in Philosophy Conference: Producing, Reproducing and Dismantling the Gendered Academy

We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual Cambridge Women in Philosophy Conference “Producing, Reproducing and Dismantling the Gendered Academy”. Date: Thursday 8th June 2017 Venue: Room G.21, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge University This year’s conference aims to explore and challenge women’s under-representation in philosophy in three ways. Firstly, by discussing the often-overlooked work […]

Democracy, Legitimacy, and Hate Speech

This conference will bring together a range of perspectives in response to these questions, with a particular focus on Professor Eric Heinze’s recent book Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenship (OUP 2016). All speakers: John Gardner University of Oxford Amanda Greene University College London Eric Heinze Queen Mary University of London Jeff Howard University College London Rae Langton Cambridge […]

Conference on the Ethics of Giving

The Ethics of Giving Conference, University of St Andrews, 23 – 25 May 2017 23 May 2017 – Sessions in Upper College Hall 9.00 Hilary Greaves (Oxford) TBA 9.45 Travis Timmerman (SHU) Effective Altruists: Actualists or Possibilists? 10.30 Joe Slater (St Andrews) Effective Altruism and its Philosophical Foundations (Or Lack Thereof) 11.15 Coffee Break 11.30 Christian […]

Animals and Death

Organised by the Animals and Philosophy Exploration Collective ANIMALS AND DEATH We are happy to announce ‘Animals and Death’, organised by the Animals and Philosophy Exploration Collective at the University of Leeds. Animals and Death is a one day philosophy conference on the topic of the moral problems surrounding animals and death. The conference will be held […]

Bias in Context: Psychological and Structural Explanations

What is the relationship between psychological and structural explanations of persistent social injustice? Much empirical and philosophical work focuses on individualistic psychological explanations for ongoing injustice. Such explanations appeal to phenomena such as prejudice, implicit bias, stereotyping, and stereotype threat, in order to understand persisting inequities in a broad range of contexts, including educational, corporate, and […]