SAP 30th ANNIVERSARY: Annual Conference of the Society for Applied Philosophy (2012) The Society for Applied Philosophy (UK) 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 […]
This inter-disciplinary international conference will look at the philosophical foundations of using measures of subjective well-being to inform and appraise public policy. The IDEA CETL will be hosting the conference entitled “Measures of Subjective Well-being for Public Policy: Philosophical Perspectives.” It will be held from 13–15 July 2012, at the University of Leeds. Measures of […]
The conference will bring together international experts to discuss the role of principles in moral and political practice Confirmed Speakers Prof. Alan Thomas, Tilburg University Prof. Christian List, London School of Economics Prof. Jonathan Dancy, University of Reading and University of Texas Dr. Maike Albertzart, University of Cambridge Prof. Michael Bratman, Stanford University Prof. Onora O’Neill, […]
A one-day conference celebrating the work of Prof. Antony Duff This one-day conference will celebrate the work of Prof. Antony Duff, who for many years has been one of the world’s foremost philosophers of criminal law. In numerous books and scholarly articles, Duff has developed a persuasive liberal-communitarian theory of law and its institutions. His communicative theory of punishment has […]
The Society for Applied Philosophy is celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2012 Annual Conference marking the 30th Anniversary of the Society for Applied Philosophy SAP Annual Conference 2012, 29 June — 1 July, St Anne’s College, Oxford To celebrate its 30th Anniversary the Society for Applied Philosophy is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for the SAP 30th Anniversary […]
Jakob Elster’s essay, How Outlandish Can Imaginary Cases Be? has been selected by the editors of the Journal of Applied Philosophy to be awarded the prize for the best essay published in the journal in 2011.
Annual Lecture 2012: Death in Our Life, Professor Joseph Raz (Columbia; Oxford) The lecture will be given on Tuesday 22 May 2012 at 5pm — 6.30pm in the Music Building, Corpus Christi College, Oxford (Doors open from 4.30pm). The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception for Society for Applied Philosophy members (6.30pm — 7.30pm). […]