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

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

Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter

Issue 11, May 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.

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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

Event: Philosophical Foundations of Global Law
Host: University of Cartagena
Date: 24-27 August, 2016
CFA Deadline: 15 June, 2016

Event: Wittgenstein, Ethics, and Religion
Host: University of Leeds, UK
Speakers: Sophie-Grace Chappell, Gabriel Citron, and John Milbank
Date: 6-7 September, 2016

Event: Personal Responsibility in Egalitarianism
Host: MANCEPT (Manchester, UK)
Date: 7-9 September, 2016

Event: The Ethical Experience of War
Host: MANCEPT (Manchester, UK)
Date: 7-9 September, 2016

Event: Collective Action and the Law
Host: Law Department of the Pompeu Fabra University
Speakers: Sara Chant, Natalie Gold, and Kevin Toh
Date: 15-16 September, 2016

Event: Poverty, Solidarity, and Justice
Host: Uludag University, Turkey
Speakers: Ioanna Kucuradi, Betul Cotuksoken, and Thomas Pogge
Date: 13-15 October, 2016

Event: Social Norms and Obligation Workshop
Host: University of Sheffield, UK
Speakers: Anandi Hattiangadi and Ulrike Heuer
Date: 18 October, 2016
CFA Deadline: 15 June, 2016

Event: 10th International Conference on Applied Ethics
Host: Center for Applied Ethics and Philosophy (Sapporo, Japan)
Speakers: Ruth Chadwick, Michael Davis, Peter Stone, and Stephen Ward
Date: 28-30 October, 2016

Event: Finance and Social Justice Conference
Host: University of Bayreuth, Germany
Speakers: Adair Turner and Martin O’Neill
Date: 3-5 November, 2016

Event: Oxford Philosophy Graduate Conference
Host: University of Oxford
Speakers: Ned Block
Date: 11-13 November, 2016
CFA Deadline: 31 July, 2016


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

Aretoulakis, Emmanouil (2016). “Forbidden Aesthetics, Ethical Justice, and Terror in Modern Western Culture” (Lexington Books). $80.00

Avishai, Margalit (2017). “On Betrayal” (Harvard University Press). $26.95

Barnett, Michael (2016). “Paternalism Beyond Borders” (Cambridge University Press). Price is not yet set.

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

Bejan, Teresa (2017). “Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration” (Harvard University Press). $45.00

Black, Antony (2016). “A World History of Ancient Political Thought” (Oxford University Press). $40.00

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

Christensen, Kit (2016). “Revenge and Social Conflict” (Cambridge University Press). $99.99

Clarke, Steve and Julian Savulescu (2016). “The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate” (Oxford University Press). $74.00

Cox, Harvey (2016). “The Market as God” (Harvard University Press). $26.95

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

During, Elie (2017). “Philosophising By Accident: Interviews with Elie During” (Oxford University Press). $120.00

Edmonds, David (2016). “Philosophers Take On the World” (Oxford University Press). $17.95

Ellis, Fiona (2017). “God, Value, and Nature” (Oxford University Press). $29.95

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

Farrand, Kym (2016). “Morally and Otherwise Right Lives, Education and Upbringing: A Rational Basis for Citizenship, Liberty and Peace, and a Theory about Everything” (University Press of America). $85.00

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

Feldman, Simon (2016). “Against Authenticity: Why You Shouldn’t Be Yourself” (Lexington Books). $85.00

Fileva, Iskra (2016). “Questions of Character” (Oxford University Press). $35.00

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

Ives, Jonathan and Michael Dunn (2016). “Empirical Bioethics: Practical and Theoretical Perspectives” (Cambridge University Press). Price is not yet set.

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

MacIntyre, Alasdair (2017). “Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity: An Essay on Desire, Practical Reasoning, and Narrative” (Cambridge University Press). Price is not yet set.

Maan, Ajit (2016). “Counter-Terrorism: Narrative Strategies” (University Press of America). $50.00

Martin, Mike (2016). “Memoir Ethics: Good Lives and the Virtues” (Lexington Books). $80.00

McMahon, Christopher (2016). “Reasonableness and Fairness: A Historical Theory” (Cambridge University Press). $99.99

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

Miller, Seumas (2016). “Shooting to Kill: The Ethics of Police and Military Use of Lethal Force” (Oxford University Press). $99.00

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

Pianalto, Matthew (2016). “On Patience: Reclaiming a Foundational Virtue” (Lexington Books). $80.00

Pierson, Christopher (2016). “Just Property Volume Two: Enlightenment, Revolution, and History” (Oxford University Press). $85.00

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

Ramelli, Ilaria (2017). “Social Justice and the Legitimacy of Slavery: The Role of Philosophical Asceticism from Ancient Judaism to Late Antiquity” (Oxford University Press). $99.00

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

Schatkin, Andrew (2016). “Essays on Faith, Politics, Culture, and Philosophy” (University Press of America). $29.99

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

Sen, Amartya (2017). “Collective Choice and Social Welfare: An Expanded Edition” (Harvard University Press). $35.00

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

Tebbe, Nelson (2017). “Religious Freedom in an Egalitarian Age” (Harvard University Press). $39.95

Timothy, Williamson (2017). “Tetralogue: I’m Right, You’re Wrong” (Oxford University Press). $14.95

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

Wright, Hollis (2016). “Ontic Ethics: Exploring the Influence of Caring on Being” (Lexington Books). $95.00


Journal: Moral Philosophy & Politics
Issue: Legitimate Expectations
Deadline: 15 September, 2016

Book: Advances in Neuroethics
Deadline: No Deadline.

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


None to announce at this time.


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Special thanks to Adam Brooks for research assistance.

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