Law, Ethics and Philosophy (LEAP) is a new peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to work in ethics, legal theory, and social and political philosophy. The first issue was published in December 2013, and is freely accessible at It contains essays by Michael Smith, Joanna Firth, and Travis Hreno, an exchange between Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen and Thomas Pogge examining the moral status of violent resistance to global injustice, and a symposium on Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights by Alisdair Cochrane and Oscar Horta, with replies by the book’s authors, Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka.

Friday 30th May 2014
University of Birmingham

Keynote speaker: Professor Jeff McMahan

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) at the University of Birmingham is pleased to announce a one-day conference on the ethics of war and intervention. Papers on any aspect of the ethics of war, conflict and intervention will be considered. We particularly welcome papers which speak to the work of Jeff McMahan, and those which speak to some aspect of the ‘security threats’ sub-strand of the IAS’s current ‘Saving Humans’ research theme (for which, please see the link below).

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