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From Mark Timmons: I am pleased to announce a call for abstracts for the Eighth Annual Arizona Workshop in Normative Ethical Theory that will be held in Tucson, Arizona on January 12-14, 2017. Abstracts are welcome in any area or... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2016 at PEA Soup
(From Joachim Horvath) Dear colleagues, We would like to invite you to an online experiment on moral decisions. In the experiment, you will be asked to judge about several cases which option the agent in the scenario should choose. You... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2016 at PEA Soup
Just to wet your whistle, this is an announcement of a conference celebrating the work of Gary Watson, to take place on November 3-5, 2016 in New Orleans, LA (probably at the Intercontinental Hotel). The proceedings will begin on Thursday, November 3, with an interview of Gary conducted by John... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2015 at Flickers of Freedom
Just to wet your whistle, this is an announcement of a conference celebrating Gary Watson's work to take place on November 3-5, 2016 in New Orleans, LA (probably at the Intercontinental Hotel). The proceedings will begin on Thursday, November 3,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2015 at PEA Soup
We, the Davids Shoemaker and Sobel, have decided to step down from the managing of PEA Soup. Shoemaker has been a co-editor of the blog since its inception in 2004 (with Dan Boisvert, Josh Glasgow, and Doug Portmore), and Sobel... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2015 at PEA Soup
The Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at the Murphy Institute at Tulane University invites applications for three Visiting Research Professorships/Faculty Fellowships for the 2016-2017 academic year. Deadline for applications is December 1, 2015. These fellowships are available to support... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at PEA Soup
Call for Abstracts*, Gothenburg Responsibility Project Conference #1, 24-27 August 2016, University of Gothenburg. We are pleased to announce the first of our biennial conferences on agency and responsibility. These conferences will bring together philosophers working on agency and responsibility, including both established figures and those early in their careers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2015 at Flickers of Freedom
Call for Abstracts*, Gothenburg Responsibility Project Conference #1, 24-27 August 2016, University of Gothenburg. We are pleased to announce the first of our biennial conferences on agency and responsibility. These conferences will bring together philosophers working on agency and responsibility,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2015 at PEA Soup
The Speculative Ethics Forum is a one day workshop-style event in which we’ll consider the most challenging matters of ethics. Ethical approaches of all sorts are welcomed–analytic, continental, ancient, medieval, Asian, and so on. Most papers are invited. However, there... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2015 at PEA Soup
The Prindle Institute for Ethics has launched a new podcast called Examining Ethics. It's a long form podcast (typically with three segments). For the foreseeable future there is an arrangement with Oxford University Press to interview an author of a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at PEA Soup
The Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at the Murphy Institute at Tulane University invites applications for three Visiting Research Professorships/Faculty Fellowships for the 2016-2017 academic year. These fellowships are available to support outstanding faculty whose teaching and research focus... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2015 at PEA Soup
The next event of the Ethics and Explanation Project – a one-day workshop – is now scheduled for 12th October 2015 at the University of Nottingham. We are delighted to announce the list of speakers for the workshop: Ben Sachs... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at PEA Soup
The Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy series, published by Oxford University Press and edited by Tania Lombrozo, Joshua Knobe, and Shaun Nichols, is now calling for papers for its second volume. The series joins other successful series in the Oxford... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at PEA Soup
The Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace (SCEWP) has just launched a new blog. The Ethical War Blog will publish short and timely opinion articles on war-related topics in the news, written by specialists in the field,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2015 at PEA Soup
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Experience Machines: The Philosophy of Virtual Worlds Abstracts are being solicited for an anthology of essays on the significance of Robert Nozick’s “experience machine” argument for ethics, political theory, cultural criticism, and broader philosophical questions of value.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at PEA Soup
The program for the third biennial New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility, taking place November 5-7, 2015 at the Intercontinental Hotel, is below the fold. Keynote speakers are Julia Driver and Derk Pereboom. For information about NOWAR, go here. Thursday, November 7 7:30-8:50 p.m.: Julia Driver (Washington University), “TBA”... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at Flickers of Freedom
The program for the third biennial New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility, taking place November 5-7, 2015 at the Intercontinental Hotel, is below the fold. Keynote speakers are Julia Driver and Derk Pereboom. For information about NOWAR, go here.... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at PEA Soup
...as well as a story about reactive attitudes generally, over at PEA Soup. Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Flickers of Freedom
This is the final call for abstracts for the third biennial New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility (NOWAR), to be held in New Orleans, LA at the Intercontinental Hotel on November 5-7, 2015. Abstracts are welcome on any topic... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at PEA Soup
This is a Call for Abstracts for the Law and Coercion Special workshop at the IVR 27th World Congress – 2015, Washington D.C., USA. , on 27 July – 1 August 2015. Chair: Lucas Miotto, Ph.D. Candidate in Law at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at PEA Soup
This is a call for abstracts for the third biennial New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility (NOWAR), to be held in New Orleans, LA at the Intercontinental Hotel on November 5-7, 2015. Abstracts are welcome on any topic having to do with agency and/or responsibility. Perspectives beyond just those... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at Flickers of Freedom
This is a call for abstracts for the third biennial New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility (NOWAR), to be held in New Orleans, LA at the Intercontinental Hotel on November 5-7, 2015. Abstracts are welcome on any topic having... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at PEA Soup
The deadline for applications for 2015-2016 Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Fellowships at Tulane University's Murphy Institute is this Saturday, November 15. These fellowships are available to support outstanding faculty whose teaching and research focus on ethics, political... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at PEA Soup
Workshop on December 13, 2014 that includes exchanges between philosophical and experimental approaches to personal identiy and the philosophy of the self (often as it pertains to moral concerns). Speakers include Elizabeth Camp, Ruth Chang, Stephen Darwall, Shaun Nichols, Jesse... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at PEA Soup