Readers of Ethics Etc might be interested in an interview I did with Claudia Dreifus from the New York Times on neuroethics, which appeared in print yesterday.

The online version can be found here:

https://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/science/studying-ethical-questions- as-we-unlock-the-black-box-of-the-brain.html?_r=0

New Orleans, LA
Intercontinental Hotel
November 7-9, 2013

Abstracts are welcome on any topic having to do with agency and/or responsibility. Perspectives beyond just those from moral philosophy (e.g., psychology, legal theory, neuroscience, economics, metaphysics, and more) are welcome. (To see more about the workshop’s general aims and other details, follow this link: http://murphy.tulane.edu/events/center-conferences-symposia/1888.php.)

University of Colorado, Boulder
August 8-11, 2013
Boulder, Colorado

The Center for Values and Social Policy in the Philosophy Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder is pleased to invite paper proposals for the sixth annual RoME congress. Papers from all areas of ethics and political theory are invited. To encourage the participation of junior scholars, the University of Colorado will be awarding a Young Ethicist Prize of $500 for most meritorious submission. The prize competition is open to any participating untenured philosopher (including, but not limited to, tenure-track faculty, instructors, and graduate students).

Keynote 1: Frances Kamm (Harvard University)

28-30 June, 2013
University of Zurich

The Society for Applied Philosophy (UK) was founded in 1982 with the aim of promoting philosophical study and research that has a direct bearing on areas of practical concern. It arose from an increasing awareness that many topics of public debate are capable of being illuminated by the critical, analytic approach characteristic of philosophy, and by direct consideration of questions of value. These topics come from a number of different areas of social life – law, politics, economics, science, technology, medicine and education are among the most obvious. The purpose of the SAP is to foster and promote philosophical work that is intended to make a constructive contribution to problems in these areas. It does so through events, conferences, and lecture programmes.

The Politics of Equality
Department of Politics and International Relations
University of Oxford
25th – 26th APRIL 2013

Paper proposals are invited for the second Oxford Graduate Conference in Political Theory. This conference aims to interrogate the concept, practices, and implications of egalitarian politics. Concerns with equality are increasingly prevalent in contemporary political discourse. Yet, the distinctively political questions of enacting egalitarian aims often receive little attention from political theorists. We invite submissions on any topic pertaining to the meaning, historical development, application, or critique of egalitarian politics.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

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