Cryo Preservation, Ethical and Legal Questions

Cryonic preservation” (or “cryopreservation”) names a technique whereby a person currently suffering from a terminal illness has their body frozen for an indefinitely long period of time, in the hope that, once medical technology has advanced sufficiently, it will be possible for them to be revived and cured. In November 2016, the British courts heard a case brought in […]

Annual Lecture 2018: How Democracy Can Inform Consent: The Cases of Internet and Bioethics, Carol C. Gould (City University of New York)

Annual Lecture 2018: How Democracy Can Inform Consent: The Cases of Internet and Bioethics, Professor Carol C. Gould (City University of New York) The lecture will will take place in the Moot Court, Somerset House East Wing, King’s College, London on 26 October 2018, 5pm (doors 4.30pm) N.B. attendees are required to register in advance (no […]

Workshop on Translational Animal Bioethics

The aim of this workshop is to identify strategies for increasing the connections between cutting‐edge academic bioethics and practical decision‐making in animal research. The aim of this workshop is to identify strategies for increasing the connections between cutting‐edge academic bioethics and practical decision‐making in animal research. Bringing together individuals with experience in bioethics, animal research, animal […]

SAP sponsored event: Political Epistemology Workshop

A workshop for 14 authors contributing to a volume titled Political Epistemology his event will take place at Georgetown University on October 25–26, 2018. The event will center around three themes, listed below. The Role of Truth and Knowledge in Politics On Democracy as Symmetrical Subjection David Estlund The Grounds of Political Legitimacy Fabienne Peter Should […]

Future Generations Workshop

Do future generations survive deontological distinctions? Decision makers around the world are facing problems regarding global economy and consumption, climate change and environmental protection, and conflicting ideologies and war. The challenge is to come up with responses that are both morally justifiable and practically acceptable. This is complicated by the fact that these decisions will […]

Apology and Compensation

This two‐day workshop brings together scholars working on compensation and apologies to advance our understanding of what morality requires after war ends. Conflict pervades human life. In personal relationships and criminal activity, in armed conflict and war, in oppressive and unjust states, people wrong their fellow human beings. After conflict amends must be made. Amends […]

Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Conference 2019

The Society’s 2019 conference will take place in Cardiff, 28–30 June. The call for papers and panels is now closed (Monday 14 January 2019). (Invited participants can confirm or decline invitation here.) Papers will be given on a wide range of topics across the field of applied philosophy. The keynote speakers will be Rainer Forst (GU Frankfurt), […]

Consent in Morality and Law Conference

Consent in Morality and Law Conference Speakers Keynote: Kimberly Ferzan, University of Virgnia Keynote: Victor Tadros, University of Warwick Kate Greasley, University College London Hugh Lazenby, University of Glasgow Hallie Liberto, University of Maryland Massimo Renzo, Kings College London Respondents David Archard, Queen’s University Belfast Karam Chadha, University of Cambridge Mark D’Souza, University College London […]