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CFP: Kant and International Trade

Panel on “Kant and International Trade”- 6th ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, 25th – 27th August Deadline for submitting paper proposals: 1st February Whilst the expansion of international trade plays a key role in the justification of cosmopolitan right, Kant is also known for having defended the protectionist policies of states affected by foreign trade such as China

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CFP: Hume’s Metaphysics and Humean Metaphysics

Call for Papers: Hume’s Metaphysics and Humean Metaphysics – School of Humanities and Social Sciences – University of Tampere, Finland – June 20-22, 2011 The idea of the conference is to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Hume’s birth by promoting fruitful discussion between Hume scholars and metaphysicians. Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2011 (Notification of acceptance by April 11,

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Normative Thought

I’d like to draw Balphin readers’ attention to the just-published issue of Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Thought, (vol. 32, fall 2010). All 32 issues of the journal’s past issues are now in a free/open access format. Here’s the TOC for the current issue. Articles An Ethical Defense of Global-Warming Skepticism —William Irwin and Brian Williams Adam Smith

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JRNL: Critical Society 5 out now

Critical Society is a quarterly e-journal for articles denied space elsewhere due to prevailing ideology, censorship, reductionism, exclusion, narrowing down, length, fashion, form, and so on; and for articles from authors, groups and organisations keen to widen their audience. Critical Society 5, Winter 2010/11 ‘How Long …?’ revisited Ronnie Lee Feeding people and greening the

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Four-year research post at Stockholm University

Four-year post-doctoral research post at Stockholm University in Practical Philosophy (i.e., moral and political philosophy, metaethics, applied ethics, aesthetics, philosophy of religion, history of moral philosophy, decision theory, metaphysics). Please see the ad by clicking here. 

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JRNL: DILEMATA International Journal of Applied Ethics #4

Just published in here. DILEMATA, International Journal of Applied Ethics, reaches its fourth issue and its first year of existence. Honouring our commitment to an interdisciplinary and pluralist approach to applied ethics, this issue includes papers about human enhancement, the responsibility of journalists, and the ethical issues of taxing and public finance, plus a whole

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CFP: What makes us moral? Amsterdam, June 23-24, 2011

Morality is a necessary condition for peaceful and fruitful co-existence. The conditions for mo­ral behaviour in a rapidly changing, globalising world are not sustained automatically but demand our continuous attention. They are a matter of shared responsibility, with private as well as public aspects, concerning families as well as governments, individuals as well as organizations.

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Call for Registration: Second Annual Dutch Conference on Practical Philosophy

The Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen is pleased to host the Second Annual Dutch Conference on Practical Philosophy. The Annual Dutch Conference on Practical Philosophy brings together ethicists and political philosophers as well as philosophers and researchers working in related fields to present and discuss work in practical philosophy. A central meeting

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Critical Society Journal

Critical Society is an e-journal for articles denied space elsewhere due to prevailing ideology, censorship, reductionism, exclusion, narrowing down, length, fashion, form, and so on; and for articles from authors keen to widen their audience. Some of the areas that Critical Society is interested in are human rights, media, animal liberation/rights/welfare, feminism, governance, environment, wildlife,

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CFP: Moral Responsibility: Analytic Approaches, Substantive Accounts and Case Studies

Moral Responsibility: Analytic Approaches, Substantive Accounts and Case Studies – International Conference, Ghent University, Belgium, Monday and Tuesday 18-19 October 2010 hosted by the Center for Ethics & Value Inquiry, Ghent University & organized with the financial support of the Research Foundation Flanders – FWO. Please submit 250 word abstracts for 20-minute papers by 31

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