Experimental Month Initiative
By S. Matthew Liao

The Experimental Month Initiative hosts 17 different experimental philosophy studies designed by 29 philosophers, each working on illuminating a different philosophical question.

Please take a moment to help these philosophers out, either by stopping by the Experiment Month website to fill out a brief questionnaire or by spreading the word about these new studies.

1-3 July, Hulme Hall, University of Manchester

The programme for SAP’s Annual Conference 2011 is now available, with several Ethics-Etc Contributors on the programme.

The Annual Conference 2011 will be an open themed applied philosophy conference (papers will be given from a broad range of topics in applied philosophy).

Plenary speakers
Connie Rosati (University of Arizona)
Katie McShane (Colorado State University)
Marilyn Friedman (Vanderbilt / Charles Sturt University)
Kasper Lippert Rasmussen (Aarhus University)
Hugh LaFollette (University of South Florida, St Petersburg)

Registration
Registration for the Annual Conference is now open and will close on Friday 3 June 2011

University of Alabama at Birmingham
NOVEMBER 11-13, 2011
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites papers for a conference on the normative implications of recent work in moral psychology, broadly construed. The conference will be held in Birmingham, AL on November 11-13, 2011.

The conference, to be hosted by the Department of Philosophy and the Center for Ethics and Values in the Sciences, will examine connections between moral psychology and normative issues in law, bioethics, social and politics issues, well-being, and similar topics. We welcome interdisciplinary research involving psychology, neuroscience, law, medicine, public health, political science, economics, game theory, and related fields.

BSET 2011 Schedule
By S. Matthew Liao

A tentative schedule for the 2011 British Society for Ethical Theory Conference is now out, with several Ethics-Etc Contributors on the programme.

Monday 11th – Wednesday 13th July
St Anne’s College, Oxford
http://www.bset.org.uk/2011.html

Keynote Speakers
Mike Otsuka (UCL)
Susan Wolf (UNC Chapel Hill)

Submitted Papers

A Locative Analysis of “Good For”
– Guy Fletcher (Oxford)

Medusa’s Gaze Reflected: A Darwinian Dilemma for Anti-Realist Theories of Value
– Abraham Garber (Iowa)

Direction of Fit
– Alex Gregory (Reading)

A Lover’s Shame
– Ward Jones (Rhodes)

Rule Consequentialism and Disasters
– Leonard Kahn (US Air Force Academy)

There is a call for abstracts for the Third Annual Arizona Workshop on Normative Ethical Theory that will be held in Tucson, Arizona on January 5-7, 2012. Abstracts are welcome in any area or on any topic in normative ethical theory (to be distinguished as well as possible from metaethics and applied ethics).

Abstracts should be 2-3 double-spaced pages and are due no later than June 1, 2011. Please send abstracts by email to Mark Timmons, mtimmons (at) u.arizona.edu. Those who presented at the 2010 workshop will not be eligible to present until 2013.

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