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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
As part of its fall open submission cycle, the John Templeton Foundation welcomes online funding inquiries in the areas of philosophy and theology. The submission window is August 1 to October 1, 2014. Proposed philosophical projects need not have religion... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at PEA Soup
I'm happy to extend a warm Soup welcome to Mark Timmons as he becomes an official contributor to PEA Soup. Mark is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona, and he's published all sorts of excellent articles and books... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at PEA Soup
A conference, Illuminating Reasons: An Inquiry into the Phenomenology of Moral Experience, will take place October 16-18, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona, featuring prominent scholars from the fields of philosophy and psychology. The conference is part of a project being conducted... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at PEA Soup
If your FIRST name starts with M or N, July is your special month to shine on the Soup. See Instructions for Contributors. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at PEA Soup
GOOD DONE RIGHT: a conference on effective altruism 7-9 July 2014, All Souls College, Oxford Speakers include: Derek Parfit (Oxford), Thomas Pogge (Yale), Rachel Glennerster (MIT Poverty Action Lab), Nick Bostrom (Oxford), Norman Daniels (Harvard), Jeremy Lauer (WHO-CHOICE), Toby Ord... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at PEA Soup
If your first name starts with E or F, you know what to do. See Instructions for Contributors. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at PEA Soup
It's February, which means if your first name starts with a C or D, it's your "special month" to post on the Soup. See Intructions for Contributors. This means you, Sobel. Oh wait, it also means me (and Chike, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at PEA Soup