The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica University - Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter - May 2017

The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica University - Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter - May 2017

Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter

Issue 14, May 2017

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 14th issue.  The newsletter contains information about upcoming conferences, recent publications, calls for papers, and related fellowships. 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. 

If you would like to be added to the mailing list for this newsletter, simply send an e-mail to with "subscribe" or "unsubscribe" as the subject, respectively.

Contact us at to provide content or for any further inquiries.

Please visit


The following colloquia will take place this fall at The Applied Ethics Institute:

October 26 - Ryan Muldoon, SUNY Buffalo
Title TBA

November 30 - Serife Tekin, Daemen College
Title TBA

Please visit: for more information as it becomes available.


Event: The Profession We Want: Practical Ways to Improve Philosophy
Speakers: Sherri Irvin
Host: Manchester, United Kingdom
Date: 15-16 May, 2017

Event: Animal Intersections
Host: University of Adelaide, Australia
Date: 3-5 July, 2017

Event: Philosophical Ideas for a Brave New World of Work
Host: Braga, Portugal
Speakers: Ruth Yeoman and Lucas Stanczyk
Date: 13-15 July, 2017

Event: Australasian Society of Legal Philosophy Conference
Host: Faculty of Law, University of Auckland (New Zealand)
Speakers: Alan Brudner and Colleen Murphy
Date: 14-16 July, 2017

Event: Buffalo Annual Experimental Philosophy Conference
Host: University at Buffalo (New York)
Speakers: Tania Lombrozo
Date: 18-19 August, 2017

Event: Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium
Host: Washington and Jefferson College (Pennsylvania)
Speakers: Abraham Roth
Date: 9 September, 2017

Event: Collective Agents and Global Structural Injustice
Host: University of Manchester (United Kingdom)
Speakers: Christina Friedlaender and Leonie Smith
Date: 11-13 September, 2017

Event: Toleration and the Challenges to Liberalism
Host: Manchester, United Kingdom
Speakers: Goffried Schweiger and Johannes Drerup
Date: 11-13 September, 2017

Event: 15th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy
Host: Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Pavia (Italy)
Speakers: Mario De Caro and Cécile Laborde
Date: 12-13 September, 2017

Event: Meeting on Intergenerational Justice and Climate Change
Host: National University of Cordoba, Argentina
Speakers: Lukas H. Meyer and Alessandro Pinzani
Date: 18 September, 2017

Event: Politics and Morality
Host: Institute of Philosophy, University of Zagreb (Croatia)
Speakers: Giuseppe Girgenti, Christoph Horn, and Neven Sesardic
Date: 18-19 October, 2017

Event: The 21st Oxford Graduate Philosophy Conference
Host: University of Oxford
Speakers: Sharon Street and Quassim Cassam
Date: 11-12 November, 2017

Event: Identity, Alterity and Gender Normativity
Host: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Date: 1-2 December, 2017



Baggini, Julian (2016). “The Edge of Reason: A Rational Skeptic in an Irrational World” (Yale University Press). $26.00

Benatar, David (2017). “The Human Predicament: A Candid Guide to Life’s Biggest Questions” (Oxford University Press). $24.95

Brighouse, Harry, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb & Adam Swift (2017). “Educational Good: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making” (University of Chicago Press). $27.50

Bruckner, Pascal (2017). “The Wisdom of Money” (Harvard University Press). $27.95

Byrne, Patrick H. (2017). “The Ethics of Discernment: Lonergan’s Foundations for Ethics” (University of Toronto Press). $33.95

Campbell, Tom & Kylie Bourne (2017). “Confronting Moral, Political and Approaches to Human Rights” (Routledge). $114.00

Campos, Thana (2017). “The Global Health Crisis: Ethical Responsibilities” (Cambridge University Press). $110.00

Chartier, Gary (2017). “Public Practice, Private Law: An Essay on Love, Marriage, and the State” (Cambridge University Press). $34.99

Crane, Tim (2017). “The Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist’s Point of View” (Harvard University Press). $24.95

Daar, Judith (2017). “The New Eugenics: Selective Breeding in an Era of Reproductive Technologies” (Yale University Press). $40.00

Denis, Lara and Mary Gregor (2017). “Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Dickenson, Donna (2017). “Property in the Body” (Cambridge University Press). $39.99

Doyle, James (2017). “No Morality, No Self: Anscombe’s Radical Skepticism” (Harvard University Press). $39.95

Dumouchel, Paul, Luisa Damiano & Malcolm DeBevoise (2017). “Living with Robots” (Harvard University Press). $29.95

Dyzenhaus, David and Thomas Poole (2017). “Law, Liberty and State: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on the Rule of Law” (Cambridge University Press). $35.99

Eagleton, Terry (2017). “Materialism” (Yale University Press). $24.00

Engelmann, Edward (2017). “Nature and the Artificial: Aristotelian Reflections on the Operative Imperative” (Rowman & Littlefield). $90.00

Geuss, Raymond (2017). “Changing the Subject: Philosophy from Socrates to Adorno” (Harvard University Press). $29.95

Grayling, A. C. (2017). “War: An Enquiry” (Yale University Press). $26.00

Grosz, Elizabeth (2017). “The Incorporeal” (Columbia University Press). $35.00

Han, Byung-Chul (2017). “The Agony of Eros” (MIT Press). $12.95
Jones, David A., Chris Gastmans, and Calum MacKellar (2017). “Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Lessons from Belgium” (Cambridge University Press). $125.00

Keenan, James F. (2017). “The Works of Mercy: The Heart of Catholicism, Third Edition” (Rowman & Littlefield). $24.00

Krimsky, Sheldon (2017). “Stem Cell Dialogues” (Columbia University Press). $26.00

Kulp, Christopher B. (2017). “Knowing Moral Truth: A Theory of Metaethics and Moral Knowledge” (Rowman & Littlefield). $90.00

Lecce, Steven, Neil McArthur & Arthur Schafer (2017). “Fragile Freedoms: The Global Struggle for Human Rights” (Oxford University Press). $29.95

Macnish, Kevin (2018). “The Ethics of Surveillance” (Routledge). $44.95

Maxwell, Nicholas (2017). “In Praise of Natural Philosophy: A Revolution for Thought and Life” (McGill-Queen’s University Press). $34.95

Miller, Seumas (2017). “Institutional Corruption: A Study in Applied Philosophy” (Cambridge University Press). Price is not yet set.

Nelson, Lynn H. (2017. “Biology and Feminism: A Philosophical Introduction” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Newman, Johnathan A., Gary Varner & Stefan Linquist (2017). “Defending Biodiversity” (Cambridge University Press). $47.99

Osborne, Evan (2018). “Self-Regulation and Human Progress: How Society Gains When We Govern Less” (Stanford University Press). $65.00

Riddle, Christopher A. (2017). "Human Rights, Disability, & Capabilities" (Palgrave Macmillan). $54.99

Rieff, David (2017). “In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and its Ironies” (Yale University Press). $16.00

Ruti, Mari (2017). “The Ethics of Opting Out” (Columbia University Press). $30.00

Sangiovanni, Andrea (2017). Humanity without Dignity: Moral Equality, Respect, and Human Rights (Harvard University Press). $39.95

Singer, Peter (2016). “One World Now: The Ethics of Globalization” (Yale University Press). $16.00

Singer, Peter (2016). “The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically” (Yale University Press). $16.00

Tollefsen, Christopher O. (2017). “Lying and Christian Ethics” (Cambridge University Press). $34.99

Tye, Michael (2016). “Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs: Are Animals Conscious?” (Oxford University Press). $29.95

Waller, Bruce N. (2017). “Restorative Free Will: Back to the Biological Base” (Rowman & Littlefield). $44.99

Weatherall, James Owen (2016). “Void: The Strange Physics of Nothing” (Yale University Press). $26.00

Weinstein, Jami & Claire Colebrook (2017). “Posthumous Life” (Columbia University Press). $35.00

Wilson, David Sloan (2016). “Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others” (Yale University Press). $18.00


Journal: Evental Aesthetics
Issue: Social Justice and Post-Truth Politics
Deadline: 1 June, 2017

Book: Food Sovereignty: Core Concepts and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Deadline: 1 July, 2017

Journal: Les Ateliers de l’éthique/The Ethics Forum
Issue: Equality, health and health policy
Deadline: 31 August, 2017

Journal: Informal Logic
Issue: Reason & Rhetoric in the Time of Alternative Facts
Deadline: 1 September, 2017

Journal: The Philosophical Quarterly
Issue: Effective Altruism
Deadline: 1 November, 2017

Journal: The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
Issue: The Good, the Beautiful, the Green: Environmentalism and Aesthetics
Deadline: 31 December, 2017


None at this time.


If you would like to announce a new research project, publication, call for papers, or upcoming conference in a future issue of this newsletter, please contact us at, or you can write to Christopher A. Riddle, The Applied Ethics Institute / Department of Philosophy, Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Rd., Utica, NY 13502, USA. Fax: 315-792-3831.

Special thanks to Bilal Hasanspahic for research assistance.

Contact Us

The Applied Ethics Institute

The Applied Ethics Institute

Utica College
(315) 792-3759
(315) 792-3831 (fax)

I would like to see logins and resources for:

For a general list of frequently used logins, you can also visit our logins page.