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 […]

Implementing an opt-out organ donation policy in England: Philosophical and Policy Questions

The workshop, supported by the Society for Applied Philosophy and The Wellcome Trust will take place over the course of one day and will include 3 presentation sessions and a panel discussion Within the philosophical and policy literature on organ donation, it is often claimed that a legitimate alternative in countries where the explicit consent of would-be organ […]

Religion and Legal Accommodation: A Symposium on Cécile Laborde’s Liberalism’s Religion

This workshop will discuss Cécile Laborde’s recently published book Liberalism’s Religion This workshop will discuss Cécile Laborde’s recently published book Liberalism’s Religion. The workshop will bring together political philosophers and lawyers from the UK and the Republic of Ireland, and provide a forum for debate on recent developments in the legal and political philosophy of religious […]

Legal Punishment and Collective Agency

This workshop is intended to be a starting point for a more systematic debate of the issue of collective legal responsibility. Legal Punishment and Collective Agency Department of Philosophy, The University of Melbourne Parkville VIC 3010 Melbourne Australia Sponsor(s): Society for Applied Philosophy Main speakers: Stephanie Collins University of Manchester Sean Bowden Deakin University Toni Erskine University […]

Moral and Rational Uncertainty Workshop

A REAPP workshop at the University of Reading, October 9 2017, funded by the Society for Applied Philosophy Moral and Rational Uncertainty Agenda Directions Abstracts The Workshop All sessions are at the University of Reading, London Road campus (not the ‘main’ Whiteknights campus). 09:00: Check-in and coffee. University of Reading London Road, room LO22 110 (will […]

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 […]

Symposium on Themes from Rowan Cruft’s Human Rights, Ownership, and the Individual

There is a growing literature on the philosophy of human rights that rarely engages with earlier work on the nature of rights, or on property’s canonical place in the history of rights theory. This symposium brings together legal, moral, and political philosophers to consider these issues in relation to Rowan Cruft’s forthcoming book. Symposium on Themes […]