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Gender, Public Policy, and Philosophies of Emotion

Society for Women in Philosophy Ireland Workshop Programme 9.30–10.00 Registration and Welcome   10.00–11.30 Gender, Public Policy, Emotion: Philosophical Perspectives I When is Shame Good? Thinking about the Dynamics of Punishment through Shameful Exposure (Luna Dolezal, Durham University/Trinity College Dublin) Teaching “Patriotic Love” in Schools (Eileen Brennan, Dublin City University) The Ethics and Politics of […]

Justice and Risk Workshop

The workshop aims to address these and related questions in the political philosophy of risk, and will be organised around a series of panels on topics including criminal justice, war, ageing, and distributive justice. Nuffield College Oxford, 14–15 July 2016 Risk is both a pervasive feature of political life and a recurring issue in theorising about justice. The sense […]

Reparations and historical injustice

Pre-SAP Annual Conference 2016 workshop On 30th June 2016, Queen’s University Belfast, in conjunction with the SAP, will be hosting a pre-conference workshop on the theme of reparations and historical injustice, details of which can be found here. If you are interested in attending the workshop, and/or the public outreach and awareness-raising “forum” that will take place […]

The New Philanthropy: Effective Altruism and Beyond

Over the past several years there has been a groundswell of support for the philanthropic movement known as “effective altruism,” originally inspired by the work of philosopher Peter Singer. Organizations grounded in this approach to alleviating poverty have proliferated – among them GiveWell, Giving What We Can, 80,000 Hours and the Center for Effective Altruism.  Broadly […]

Experimental Philosophy as Applied Philosophy

The 2016 Ratio Conference and 7th Conference of Experimental Philosophy UK 23–24th April 2016, University of Reading Keynotes: Helen de Cruz, Robyn Repko Waller, Meena Dhanda, James Hampton REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN (HERE) This event aims to encourage a greater focus upon the capacity of experimental philosophy to be applied philosophy. It brings together philosophers, psychologists and social scientists and highlights the […]

Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Conference 2016

The Society for Applied Philosophy was founded in 1982 with the aim of promoting philosophical study and research that has a direct bearing on areas of practical concern. It arose from an increasing awareness that many topics of public debate are capable of being illuminated by the critical, analytic approach characteristic of philosophy, and by direct […]

Biomedical Moral Enhancements in the Criminal Justice System: Ethical and Legal Aspects

Venue: University of Salzburg, Law School, Churfuerststr. 1, 5020 Salzburg (Austria) Room: HS 205 Sponsored by the Society for Applied Philosophy Speakers: Thomas Douglas (Oxford) Elizabeth Shaw (Aberdeen) Reinhard Merkel (Hamburg) Christoph Bublitz (Hamburg) Organiser: Norbert Paulo (Salzburg) Attendance is free.  Please email norbert.​paulo@​sbg.​ac.​at to reserve a place.