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International Conference on the Philosophy of Criminal Punishment
Date: June 18-20, 2013
Location: Department of Philosophy, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Deadline: March 15, 2013

Keynote speakers:
T. M. Scanlon, Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civic Polity, Harvard
University; author of What We Owe to Each Other.

Tommie Shelby, Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy, Harvard
University; author of “Justice, Deviance, and the Dark Ghetto,” Philosophy & Public Affairs (2007).

– Punishment & Social Justice
– Why Punish? How Much?
– Should the Death Penalty be Implemented or Abolished?
– Any other topic.

– There will be a limit of 15 papers. No parallel session. Each paper allotted an hour for
presentation & discussion.
– Please submit abstract (250-500 words) by March 15, 2013.
– Decision will be made as soon as (days after) an abstract is received, or by April 1, 2013.
– Submissions will be considered after April 1 if there are still vacancies.
– Papers due on June 1, 2013.
– Send to Joyce Cheung at mycheung (at) AND to Hon-Lam Li at



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