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). 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), Cecile Laborde (Oxford), Niko Kolodny (UC Berkeley) and Margaret […]

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 […]

Workshop: Monetary Policy and Distributive Justice

Event supported by Society for Applied Philosophy 1. Details of the workshop Workshop title: “Monetary Policy and Distributive Justice” July 6th, 2018 Venue: Pompeu Fabra University, Law Department Convenors: Paula Casal, Pedro Silva, and Josep Ferret Address: Law Department. Carrer Ramon Trias Fargas 25–27. 08005. Barcelona Phone: (+34)696931332 Email address: josep.​ferret@​upf.​edu 2. Workshop funding The […]

Symposium on Peter Dietsch’s book ‘Catching Capital: The Ethics of Tax Competition’

Event sponsored by Society for Applied Philosophy Symposium on Peter Dietsch’s book “Catching Capital: The Ethics of Tax Competition,” (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015). The book explores normative issues related to tax competition amongst states and proposes solutions to the problems that arise from it. The book is animated by a concern with the mismatch between […]

Political Epistemology

This conference will bring together scholars working at the intersection of political philosophy and epistemology. The term “political epistemology” is fairly new, but we think it captures an important intersection between political philosophy and epistemology that has become especially important in the current political climate, where broad challenges to the notion of truth threaten the […]

Workshop: Distributive Justice and Procreative Technologies

This workshop seeks alternative approaches to addressing whether state funding of fertility treatment can be justified, outside of the framework of healthcare provision. Workshop: Distributive Justice and Procreative Technologies 3rd‐4th July 2018, University of Manchester. Funded by the Society for Applied Philosophy, organised with Liam Shields. Places are free but limited. To register to attend, […]

SWIP UK 2018: The Philosophy of Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Motherhood Conference

In association with SWIP, BUMP & PHILBIRTH Although philosophers have explored some issues related to pregnancy, birth and early motherhood – most obviously abortion and the value and metaphysics of coming into existence – relatively little philosophical attention has been paid to pregnancy, birth and (early) motherhood themselves. These are remarkable omissions because pregnancy, birth and […]

The Value of Sentience: Empathy, Vulnerability, and Recognition. A Conference in Animal Ethics

The conference aims to contribute to the debate surrounding sentience in animal ethics by investigating, in a novel way, the connections between sentience and key moral attitudes such as feelings of empathy towards and the recognition of the vulnerability of sentient beings. The Value of Sentience: Empathy, Vulnerability, and Recognition A Conference in Animal Ethics The conference […]

The 4th Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics

The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics (CSGE) at Birmingham is delighted to announce its next annual conference, on the theme of a post‐liberal world. Theme: A Post‐liberal World? Keynote Speakers: Alison Jaggar (Birmingham & Boulder) Jason Stanley (Yale) Ryoa Chung (Montréal) Public lecture by Jonathan Wolff (Oxford) on Social Inequality and Structural Injustice This conference is generously supported by the Society for Applied […]