The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica University - Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter - January 2016

The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica University - Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter - January 2016

Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter

Issue 10, January 2016

The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College

  1. Introduction
  2. Upcoming Conferences
  3. Recent or Forthcoming Publications
  4. Journal Special Issues & Calls for Papers
  5. Fellowships and Courses


The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College organizes an annual colloquium series, policy working groups, and conferences, under the direction of Christopher A. Riddle.

The Institute also produces a newsletter that is distributed thrice-annually, updating readers on recent developments in the field, of which this is the tenth issue.  The newsletter contains information about upcoming conferences, recent publications, journals, and related research programs. We hope that the newsletter will be of interest to anyone working in the field, whether in academia, the broader community, public service, or various non-governmental organizations. 

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Event: The Feeling of Suffering Conference
Host: Macquarie University (UK)
Speakers: David Bain, Brock Bastian, and Michael Brady
Date: 18-19 February, 2016

Event: Ethics and Explanation
Host: University of Nottingham
Speakers: Sophie-Grace Chappell, Julia Driver, and Stephen Finlay
Date: 22-23 February, 2016

Event: Foreigners in Philosophy
Host: University of California (Berkeley, CA)
Speakers: Teresa Blankmeyer Burke
Date: 29 March, 2016
CFP Deadline: 4 February, 2016

Event: Objectivity in Ethics
Host: Utrecht University (Utrecht, Netherlands)
Speakers: Allan Gibbard, Sharon Street, and Catherine Wilson.
Date: 31 March-1 April, 2016

Event: Conference on Transitional Justice and Alternative Mechanisms for Peace
Host: University of Johannesburg (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Speakers: Christian Barry, Thaddeus Metz, and Cara Nine.
Date: 8-9 April, 2016
CFP Deadline: 5 January, 2016

Event: Madness, Disorder and Society
Host: University of Essex (UK)
Speakers: Derek Bolton and Lorna Finlayson
Date: 7 May, 2016
CFP Deadline: 10 February, 2016

Event: 10th Annual Conference for the Theory of Ethics and Politics
Host: Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
Speakers: Nomy Arpaly and Pamela Hieronymi
Date: 19-21 May, 2016
CFP Deadline: 15 February, 2016

Event: IACAP 2016
Host: International Association for Computing and Philosophy (University of Ferrara, Italy)
Date: 14-17 June, 2016
CFP Deadline: 11 January, 2016

Event: 2016 Philosophy of the City
Host: Istanbul Technical University
Speakers: Achille Varzi and Irene Klaver
Date: 16-17 July, 2016
CFA Deadline: 1 April, 2016

Event: Anti-Corruption and Democratic Development
Host: The International Development Ethics Association (Istanbul, Turkey)
Speakers: Sarah Chayes, David Crocker, and Harsh Mander.
Date: 23-26 June, 2016

Event: Rebellion, Resistance, Revolution
Host: Association for Social and Political Philosophy (London, UK)
Speakers: Rainer Forst and Anne Phillips.
Date: 27-29 June, 2016

Event: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Host: International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (New York, NY)
Date: 9-11 July, 2016
CFP Deadline: 10 April, 2016

Event: Designing Moral Technologies: Theoretical, Practical, and Ethical Issues
Host: Centro Stefano Franscini, Switzerland
Speakers: David Abrams, Willem-Paul Brinkman, and Rosaria Conte.
Date: 10-15 July, 2016


Allhof, Fritz and Adam Henschke (2016). “Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare” (Oxford University Press). $29.95

Baumard, Nicolas (2016). “The Origins of Fairness: How Evolution Explains Our Moral Nature” (Oxford University Press). $74.00

Beam, Craig (2016). “Virtue Beyond Morality: Nietzsche’s Ethical Naturalism” (Lexington Books). $100.00

Botts, Tina (2016). “Philosophy and the Mixed Race Experience” (Lexington Books). $100.00

Cathleen, Kaveny (2016). “Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Square” (Harvard University Press). $49.95

Cherkaoui, Mohammed (2016). “What Is Enlightenment?: Continuity or Rupture in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings” (Lexington Books). $110.00

Crary, Alice (2016). “Inside Ethics: On the Demands of Moral Thoughts” (Harvard University Press). $50.00

Engel, Mylan and Gary Lynn Comstock (2016). “The Moral Rights of Animals” (Lexington Books). $100.00

Faber, Roland and Santiago Slabodsky (2016). “Living Traditions and Universal Conviviality: Prospects and Challenges for Peace in Multireligious Communities” (Lexington Books). $95.00

Feinberg, Walter (2016). “What is a Public Education and Why we Need It: A Philosophical Inquiry into Self-Development, Cultural Commitment, and Public Engagement” (Lexington Books). $80.00

Gensler, Harry (2016). “Ethics and Religion” (Cambridge University Press). $28.99

Goodman, Kenneth (2016). “Ethics, Medicine, and Information Technology” (Cambridge University Press). $54.99

Griffin, James (2016). “What Can Philosophy Contribute to Ethics?” (Oxford University Press). $65.00

Harris, John (2016). “How to be Good: The Possibility of Moral Enhancement” (Oxford University Press). $40.00

Hewlett, Nick (2016). “Blood and Progress: Violence in Pursuit of Emancipation” (Oxford University Press). $140.00

Koocher, Gerald and Patricia Keith-Spiegel (2016). “Ethics in Psychology and the Mental Health Professions” (Oxford University Press). $85.00

Jennings, Bruce and John D. Arras (2016). “Emergency Ethics: Public Health Preparedness and Response” (Oxford University Press). $45.00

Lucas. George (2016). “Military Ethics: What Everyone Needs to Know” (Oxford University Press). $74.00

Miller, David (2016). “Strangers in Our Midst: The Political Philosophy of Immigration” (Harvard University Press). $35.00

Moskop, John (2016). “Ethics and Health Care” (Cambridge University Press). $18.99

O’Neill, Onora (2016). “Justice across Boundaries: Whose Obligations?” (Cambridge University Press). $21.99

O’Reilly, Patricia and Thomas Fleming (2016). “Violence in Canada” (de Sitter Publications). $68.95

Posnock, Ross (2016). “Renunciation: Acts of Abandonment by Writers, Philosophers, and Artists” (Harvard University Press). $45.00

Reichberg, Gregory (2016). “Thomas Aquinas on War and Peace” (Cambridge University Press). Price is not yet set.

Ripstein, Arthur (2016). “Private Wrongs” (Harvard University Press). $49.95

Schaffner, Kenneth (2016). “Behaving: What’s Genetic, What’s Not, and Why Should We Care?” (Oxford University Press). $74.00

Scheid, Daniel (2016). “The Cosmic Common Good: Religious Grounds for Ecological Ethics” (Oxford University Press). $29.95

Semler, Stephanie (2016). “A Person as a Lifetime: An Aristotelian Account of Persons” (Lexington Books). $80.00

Shapiro, Ian (2016). “Politics against Domination” (Harvard University Press). $39.95

Tomasello, Michael (2016). “A Natural History of Human Morality” (Harvard University Press). $35.00


Journal: Philosophy and Technology
Issue: Logic as Technology
Deadline: 1 May, 2016

Book: Advances in Neuroethics
Deadline: No Deadline.

Journal: Bulletin of Integrative Psychology (BIP)
Deadline: No Deadline.


The Edelstein Center is seeking qualified candidates to apply for postdoctoral fellowships in the history of philosophy of science, technology, and medicine. Completed applications should be submitted by 1 March, 2016. For more information, please visit:

The British Academy is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Newton International Fellowship in the fields of the natural sciences, physical sciences, medical sciences, and humanities. Completed applications should be submitted by 9 March, 2016. For more information, please visit:

The Leverhulme Doctoral Programme in Climate Justice is seeking qualified candidates for five full time PhD Studentship positions. Completed applications should be submitted by 18 March, 2016. For more information, please visit:


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Special thanks to Adam Brooks for research assistance.

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