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New 3 year Templeton project at Wake Forest on Moral Beacons. Submissions due by Nov. 30, 2015. More details here and here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at PEA Soup
Useful data about recent placement statistics in philosophy. One wants to know more, but big thanks to those who did us a service by producing this. Daily Nous link. Complete report here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at PEA Soup
The Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy will take place at Syracuse University on Sept 18-20, 2015. This event is free and open to the public but one must register to attend. The schedule of speakers, including keynote speakers... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2015 at PEA Soup
Syracuse University will host The International Association for the Philosophy of Death and Dying Conference May 18-20, 2016. There is a call for papers. Submission deadline: November 1, 2015. Keynotes will be Frances Kamm and Shelly Kagan. For more information... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at PEA Soup
Can be found here. Inside Higher Ed's coverage of the story can be found here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at PEA Soup
Link here. Third Annual Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy Syracuse University September 18th-20th, 2015 500 Hall of Languages Friday, Sept 18th 9 am: Michael Otsuka, LSE, “How to Guard against the Risk of Living too Long” Commentator: Mark... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at PEA Soup
Imagine a world where, instead of journals there are assessment houses. You send your paper to an assessment house of your choosing, just as you now send your paper to a journal of your choosing. That assessment house, possibly after... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at PEA Soup
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Keith Hyams has won the inaugural Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy. Hyams is Associate Professor of Political Theory and Interdisciplinary Ethics in the department of Politics and International Studies at The University of Warwick, where he teaches political theory and... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at PEA Soup
Brave New World 2015: Call for Papers We invite submissions for Brave New World 2015, the nineteenth annual postgraduate conference organised by the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT). The conference will take place on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at PEA Soup
Here. It deserves to be read widely. Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at PEA Soup
The UPDirectory publicizes information about philosophers who are members of traditionally underrepresented groups in philosophy. The purpose of the directory is to provide an easy-to-use resource for anyone who wants to learn more about the work of philosophers who belong... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at PEA Soup
The deadline for submissions to OSPP is March 15th. Scholars within 15 years of earning their Ph.D. or in graduate school can also enter the Marc Sanders Prize competition. Details here. The conference takes place at Syracuse University September 18th-20th,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at PEA Soup
Here. Many editors of important journals tell us about the editorial practices of their journals. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 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