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Here. Many editors of important journals tell us about the editorial practices of their journals. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PEA Soup
The ninth annual Felician Conference on Ethics and Public Affairs will be held at the Rutherford Campus of Felician College, 223 Montross Ave., Rutherford, NJ 07070 on Saturday, April 25, 2015, 9 am – 6 pm Our plenary speaker is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at PEA Soup
Call For Papers “Giving for Global Poverty Relief: Ethical and Empirical Dimensions” Stanford University, April 8th-9th, 2015 Sponsored by: The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University Keynote Speaker: Peter... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at PEA Soup
We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Marc Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy. The Marc Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy is a biennial essay competition open to scholars who, at the time of submission deadline, are within fifteen... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2014 at PEA Soup
See the link here. Conference: Sept 18-20th, 2015 in Syracuse, NY. Call for papers deadline: March 15th, 2015. Invited speakers: Elizabeth Anderson (Keynote) Seana Shiffrin (Keynote) Michael Otsuka George Sher Zogia Stemplowska Kit Wellman Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at PEA Soup
See the web page here. Publication and 3K prize money in the offing. Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at PEA Soup
PEA Soup was founded as a place where people would try out new ideas, posting about an idea for a paper and not a completed, fully armored, paper. We don’t want to discourage discussion of completed work. Indeed, we have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at PEA Soup
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The Northwestern University Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics 9th annual conference will be held May 21-23, 2015 and will feature keynote addresses by Frances Kamm and Joseph Raz. There is a call for papers which can be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at PEA Soup
In signing the September Statement one commits to declining "to volunteer his or her individual services to the Philosophical Gourmet Report while it is under the control of Brian Leiter." In signing one is not suggesting that one had been... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at PEA Soup
Too much of the important discussion about whether we need rankings in philosophy is taking place only on Facebook. But lots of people with a stake in these matters are not on Facebook. Please consider posting stuff here, or someplace... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at PEA Soup
I am going to presuppose the need for philosophy rankings, the need for an alternative to a ranking run (even in part) by Leiter, and that Leiter will not step down. Whether any of these presupposions is true is controversial,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at PEA Soup
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UPDATED: Elizabeth Harman and Daniel Wodak have created this helpful list of recurring philosophy conferences complete with useful information about each conference. One can edit the document so as to add to the list. When adding a conference to the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at PEA Soup
The full schedule for the Second Annual Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy Workshop, to be held in Columbia, Missouri September 5-7, can be found below (you have to scroll down a bit to get to it). Speakers include: Richard Arneson,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at PEA Soup
Ergo is a general, open access philosophy journal accepting submissions on all philosophical topics and from all philosophical traditions. This includes, among other things: history of philosophy, work in both the analytic and continental traditions, as well as formal and... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at PEA Soup
Can be found here. Looks very interesting. Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at PEA Soup
http://www.womenofphilosophy.com This website is devoted to collecting information about women currently working in philosophy around the globe. This list includes information about women worldwide holding a Ph.D. or M.A. in philosophy who (1) has a job researching or teaching philosophy,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at PEA Soup
May 16th and 17th. Schedule here: http://valueandvirtue.weebly.com/schedule.html Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at PEA Soup
Due to a failure to send out a final reminder, we are extending the deadline for submissions for the Second Annual Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy from April 1 to April 15th. The original call is repeated below.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at PEA Soup
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at PEA Soup
The 9th Cologne Summer School in Philosophy (CSSiP) on “Practical Reasons: Their Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Creation” will take place in Cologne, September 15–19, 2014. Our special guest this year will be David Enoch (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel). Enoch... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at PEA Soup
I assume most philsophers, even wildly successful philosophers, think they wrote an excellent paper that did not get the attention it deserved. I would ask folks to mention papers by themselves or by others that they think have been unjustly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at PEA Soup
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Posted Mar 8, 2014 at PEA Soup
I’m interested to know what people think are the most compelling objections to subjectivism. I understand subjectivism to be the view that one has a reason to do something iff and because doing that thing would further something that one... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at PEA Soup
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Do you have research interests in moral disagreement, moral intuitions, moral testimony and moral expertise; or in the nature of applied philosophy and topics like abortion, war, punishment, animals, and medical ethics; or in the mental and social mechanisms that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at PEA Soup