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

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

Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter

Issue 12, September 2016

The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College

  1. Introduction
  2. Upcoming Events at the Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College
  3. Upcoming Conferences
  4. Recent or Forthcoming Publications
  5. Journal Special Issues & Calls for Papers
  6. 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 12th 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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On October 6, 2016, Professor Jacqueline Davies (Queen's University) will present a talk on ethics, sex-work, and legal reform.  The talk will take place at 6 pm in Carbone Auditorium on the Utica College Campus at 1600 Burrstone Rd. in Utica, NY. More information can be found at:

On November 3, 2016, a conference on Medical Aid in Dying is being held at Mohawk Valley Community College.  The conference, co-organized by Institute Director, Christopher A. Riddle, also features Riddle speaking on the moral permissibility of assisted dying. More information can be found at:


Event: Acting Together: Coordination, Collective Goals, and Cooperation
Host: The University of Milan (Italy)
Speakers: Alexandra Battaglia, Olle Blomberg, Steve Butterfill, and Tom Smith.
Date: 26-27 September, 2016

Event: Animals and Death
Host: University of Leeds
Speakers: Alasdair Cochrane
Date: 27 September, 2016

Event: 18th International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum
Host: Utah Valley University (Utah, USA)
Speakers: Elaine Englehard, Donna Werner, Alan Preti, and Michael Pritchard.
Date: 6-8 October, 2016

Event: The Future of Human Dignity
Host: University Utrecht, Netherlands
Speakers: Christopher McCrudden, Deryck Beyleveld, and Avishai Margalit.
Date: 11-13 October, 2016

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

Event: First Budapest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy
Host: Institute of Philosophy, Eotvos Lorand University (Budapest, Hungary)
Speakers: Ursula Renz and Lin Hui.
Date: 14-15 October, 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: 53rd Annual Meeting of the Western Canadian Philosophical Association
Host: University of Alberta (Canada)
Speakers: Thomas Hurka and Jeannette Armstrong.
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

Event: Labor, Capital, and Technology in the 21st Century
Host: Providence College
Speakers: Stefano Zamagni and Paul Blackledge.
Date: 2-4 December, 2016
CFA Deadline: 16 September, 2016

Event: Women’s and Mothers’ Labour: the Stakes of Surrogacy
Host: University Grenoble Aples (France)
Date: 8-10 March, 2017



Adkins, Brent (2017). “A Guide to Ethics and Moral Philosophy” (Oxford University Press). $24.95

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

Balint, Peter (2017). “Respecting Toleration: Traditional Liberalism and Contemporary Diversity” (Oxford University Press). $80.00

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

Bowie, Norman (2017). “Business Ethics: A Kantian Perspective” (Cambridge University Press). Price is not yet set.

Carty, Anthony (2017). “Philosophy of International Law” (Oxford University Press). $44.95

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

Chartier, Gary (2016). “Public Practice, Private Law: An Essay on Love, Marriage, and the State” (Cambridge University Press). $110.00

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

Grobien, Gifford (2018). “Ethical Formation in Christian Worship: Righteous and Holy in Christ” (Oxford University Press). $90.00

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.

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

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

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

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

Perry, John (2016). “God, the Good, and Utilitarianism” (Cambridge University Press). $32.99

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.

Riddle, Christopher A. (2016). “Human Rights, Disability, and Capabilities” (Palgrave Macmillan). $54.99

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

Sheinman, Hanoch (2019). “Promise, Obligation, Agreement: An Essay in Social Philosophy” (Oxford University Press). $65.00

Shelby, Tommie (2016). “Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform” (Harvard University Press). $29.95

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

Whittaker, Thomas (2016). “The Theory of Abstract Ethics” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

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


Book: Advances in Neuroethics
Deadline: No Deadline.

Journal: An International Review of Philosophy
Issue: Empathy, Shared Emotions, and Social Identity
Deadline: 26 September, 2016

Journal: Philosophy and Technology
Issue: Ethical Risk Assessment in Biomedical Big Data
Deadline: 17 October, 2016

Journal: Bioethics Special Issue
Issue: Migration, Health & Ethics
Guest Editors: Katja Kuehlmeyer, Corinna Klingler, and Dennis Odukoya.
Deadline: 24 October, 2016

Journal: Journal of Business Ethics
Issue: Rethinking Corporate Agency in Business, Politics, and Philosophy
Deadline: 31 January, 2016


None at this time.


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Special thanks to Adam Brooks for research assistance.

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