The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica University - Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter - January 2019

The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica University - Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter - January 2019

Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter

Issue 19, January 2019

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 19th 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. 

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The following colloquia will take place during the 2018-2019 Academic year at The Applied Ethics Institute:

February 28, 2019 - 6 pm Carbone Auditorium, Utica College
Lisa Guenther, Queen's University - "The Living Death of Solitary Confinement and the Power of Collective Resistance"

April 11, 2019 - 6 pm Carbone Auditorium, Utica College
Alexandra Plakias, Hamilton College - Title TBA


Event: Second Conference on Bioethics Issues in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research
Host: Tuskegee University
Date: 23-25 January, 2019

Event: Thinking Europe: Philosophy, Autonomy and Culture
Host: Euroacademia
Date: 25-26 January, 2019

Event: AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics and Society
Date: 27-28 January, 2019
Speakers: Susan Athey (Stanford GSB), Ryan Calo (U Washington School of Law), David Danks (Carnegie Mellon Philosophy), and Anca Dragan (Berkeley EECS)

Event: Honour and Admiration after War and Conflict
Host: Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace, Stockholm University
Date: 30-31 January, 2019
Speakers: Daniel Abrahams (University of Glasgow), Alfred Archer (Tilburg University), Macalester Bell (Bryn Mawr College), Anja Berninger (Universität Stuttgart), Joanna Burch-Brown (Bristol University), Andre Grahlé (Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München), Sarah Hitchen (Lancaster University), Benjamin Matheson (Stockholm University), Zofia Stemplowska (University of Oxford)

Event: 2019 Princeton Workshop in Social Philosophy
Host: Princeton University
Date: 9-10 February, 2019
Speaker: Kristie Dotson (Michigan State University), Daniel Sharp (NYU), McKay, Holland (Georgetown University), Keshav Singh (UNC Chapel Hill), Maxime Lepoutre (Oxford), Emmalon Davis (New School), and Leonie Smith (University of Manchester)

Event: Kansas Philosophical Society meeting 2019
Host: Wichita State University
Date: 9 February, 2019

Event: TwinStar Conference: Citizenship and Duty
Host: Lone Star College-CyFair and Lamar University
Date: 16 February, 2019
Speaker: Cynthia Freeland (University of Houston)

Event: Society for LGBTQ Philosophy Central Division Meeting
Host: Society for LGBTQ Philosophy
Date: 20-23 February, 2019

Event: Consumption: Food, Culture, Desire
Host: Wilson College
Date: 23 February, 2019

Event: Practical Philosophy & Philosophical Practice
Host: University of Ottawa
Date: 1-3 March, 2019
Speakers: Arnold Berleant (Long Island University) and Michel Seymour
(Université de Montréal)

Event: 2019 UCLA/USC Conference
Host: UCLA
Date: 2 March, 2019
Speakers: Stephen Yablo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Event: 1st Annual Northeast Normativity Workshop
Host: New York University
Date: 8-9 March, 2019
Speakers: Daniel Fogal (New York University), Zoe Johnson King (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Errol Lord (University of Pennsylvania), Kate Nolfi (University of Vermont), Nathaniel Sharadin (The College of New Jersey), and Jonathan Way (University of Southampton)

Event: Free Speech: Freedom, Speech, and Society
Host: Florida Gulf Coast University
Date: 15-16 March, 2019

Event: Philosophical Engagements with Trauma
Host: UNC Asheville
Date: 22-23 March, 2019
Speakers: Peg O'Connor (Gustavus Adolphus College) and Abigail Wilkerson (George Washington University)

Event: Challenging Injustice
Host: Temple University
Date: 23 March, 2019
Speakers: Dr. Robin Zheng (Yale-NUS College)

Event: Wonder, education, and human flourishing
Host: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Date: 5-6 April
Speakers: Yannis Hadzigeorgiou, Todd Kashdan, and Genevieve Lloyd

Event: Blame, Punishment, and Health
Host: Rutgers University, Camden
Date: 5 April, 2019

Event: The Ethics of Public Discourse
Host: Bowling Green State University
Date: 5-6 April, 2019
Speakers: Julia Driver (Washington University in St. Louis) and Jason Stanley (Yale University)

Event: The Ethics of State Mass Surveillance
Host: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Date: 11-12 April, 2019
Speakers: Erik Krempel, Kevin Macnish, Nóra Ní Loideain, Ingmar Persson, Titus Stahl, and Frej Thomsen

Event: Business Ethics in a Digital Age: Technology and other New Frontiers for Corporate Responsibility, Markets, and Society
Host: Harvard Business School
Date: 11-12 April, 2019

Event: Humanistic Perspectives on Moral Injury
Host: Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, Georgia State University
Date: 11-12 April, 2019
Speakers: Ed Barrett (United States Naval Academy), Saba Bazargan-Forward (University of California, San Diego), Rita Brock (Texas Christian University), Neta C. Crawford (Boston University), Joseph Galloway (unaffiliated), Linda Radzik (Texas A&M University), David Rodin (Oxford University), and Nancy Sherman (Georgetown University)

Event: Intelligence: Human, Animal, Machine
Host: University of Missouri-St. Louis
Date: 13-14 April, 2019
Speakers: Colin Allen (University of Pittsburgh) and Carl F. Craver
(Washington University in St. Louis)

Event: Medicine, Technology, Ethics
Host: University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
Date: 24-26 April, 2019
Speakers: Julian Savulescu (Oxford University)

Event: Moral and Political Philosophy at the Border Conference
Host: The University of Texas at El Paso
Date: 26-27 April, 2019
Speakers: Sukaina Hirji (Virginia Tech) and Christine Straehle (University of Ottawa)

Event: Cassandra's Dilemma
Host: University of Barcelona
Date: 26 April, 2019
Speakers: Susan Benesch (unaffiliated), Adrienne Lemon (unaffiliated), Teresa Marques (Universitat de Barcelona), and Asa Maria Wikforss (Stockholm University)

Event: Minorities and Philosophy Workshop
Host: Brown University
Date: 27 April, 2019
Speakers: Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University) and Lionel K. McPherson (Tufts University)

Event: The 26th International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference (IVBEC)
Host: Dublin City University
Date: 24-26 October, 2019



Basl, Robert (March 1st 2019) “The Death of the Ethical Life” (Oxford University Press) $74.00

Bessert-Nettelbeck, Mathilde et al. (January, 2019) “Science, Art, and Neuroethics: Transdisciplinary Collaborations to Foster Public Engagement”. $35.00

Birks, David and Douglas, Thomas (December 25th, 2018) “Treatment for Crime: Philosophical Essays of Neurointerventions in Criminal Justice” (Oxford University Press) $80.00

Bluffstone, Randall and Robinson, Elizabeth (January 8th, 2019) “Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa
Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration” (Routledge). $49.95

Cherniss, Joshua (September, 2018). “The Cambridge Companion to Isiah Berlin” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Coicaud, Jean-Marc and Sieger, Lynette (January, 2019). “Conversations on Justice from National, International, and Global Perspective: Dialogues with Leading Thinkers” (Cambridge University Press). $101.84

Cowton, Christopher, et al. (February 8th, 2019). “Business Ethics After the Global Financial Crisis: Lessons from The Crash” (Routledge). $140.00

Croce, Benedetto (February 18th, 2019). “Politics and Morals” (Routledge). $110.00

Bornemark, et al. (January 29th, 2019). “Equine Cultures in Transition: Ethical Questions” (Routledge). $140.00

Damiano, Luisa and Dumouchel, Paul (November, 2018). “Living with Robots” (Harvard University Press). $29.95

Dorschel, Andreas (March 3rd, 2019). “Rethinking Prejudice” (Routledge). $115.00

Drozek, Robert (February 2nd, 2019). “Psychoanalysis as an Ethical Process” (Routledge). $115.00

Francis, Leslie (November 1st 2018). “The Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Ethics” (Oxford University Press) $50.00

Gamlund, Espen et. al. (March 1st 2019). “Saving People from the Harm of Death” (Oxford University Press). $85.00

Gardiner, Stephen M. and Thompson, Allan (January 2nd, 2019). “The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics” (Oxford University Press). $50.00

Gerver, Mollie (February 1st, 2019). “The Ethics and Practice of Refugee Repatriation” (Oxford University Press). $110.00

Gilabert, Pablo (January 22nd, 2019) “Human Dignity and Human Rights” (Oxford University Press) $90.00

Gottlieb, Roger (February, 28th, 2019) “Morality and the Environmental Crisis” (Cambridge University Press). $29.27

Groenfeldt, David (March 13th, 2019). “Water Ethics: A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis” (Routledge). (March 13th, 2019). $49.95

Hale, Benjamin and Light, Andrew (January 15th, 2019). “The Routledge Companion to Environmental Ethics” (Routledge). $220.00

Hauskeller, Christine et al. (April, 30th, 2019). “The Matrix of Stem Cell Research Revisited” (Routledge) $140.00

Ho, Dien (April 1st, 2019). “Philosophy of Science for Healthcare Professionals” (Routledge) $39.95

Hoseib, Adam (April 15th, 2019). “The Ethics of Migration” (Routledge). $39.95

Kanbur, Ravi and Shue, Henry (December 27th 2018) “Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy” (Oxford University Press) $39.95

Kellinson, Rosemary (November, 2018) “Expanding Responsibility for the Just War: A Feminist Critique” (Cambridge University Press). $95.48

Kenny, Kate (April, 2019). “Whistleblowing: Toward a New Theory” (Harvard University Press) $35.00

Keogh, Gary (October, 2018). “The Ethics of Nature and the Nature of Ethics” (Lexington Books). $90

Kim, Nancy (February, 2019). “Consentability: Consent and its Limits” (Cambridge University Press). $34.36

Kittay, Eva (April 1st, 2019). “Learning from My Daughter: The Value and Care of Disabled Minds” (Oxford University Press). $34.95

Kleing, John (March 18th, 2019). “Ends and Means in Policing” (Routledge) $140.00

Kuperus, Gerard (December 21st, 2018). “Ecopolitical Homelessness: Defining place in an unsettled world” (Routledge). $49.95

Lee, Jung (April 30th, 2019). “Dalit Women of Nepal: Strategies of Resistance” (Routledge). $145.00

Li, Xinghua (January 10th, 2019). “Environmental Advertising in China and the USA: The desire to go green” (Routledge). $49.95

Manne, Kate (March 1st 2019) “Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny” (Oxford University Press) $14.95

Mayes, Christopher (October, 2018). “Unsettling Food Politics: Agriculture, Dispossession and Sovereignty in Australia” (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers). $120.00

Mele, Alfred (April 1st 2019) “Manipulated Agents: A Window to Moral Responsibility” (Oxford University Press) $65.00

Michaelson, Eliot and Stokke, Andreas (December 25th, 2018) “Lying: Language, Knowledge, Ethics, and Politics” (Oxford University Press) $70.00

Miller, Christian (December 1st, 2018). “The Character Gap: How Good Are We?” (Oxford University Press). $21.95

Minteer, Ben (December, 2018). “The Fall of the Wild: Extinction, De-Extinction, and the Ethics of Conservation” (Columbia University Press). $28.00

Mounk, Yascha (June, 2019) “The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It, With a New Preface” (Harvard University Press) $17.95

Ng, Yew-Kwang (February, 2019). “Markets and Morals: Justifying Kidney Sales and Legalizing Prostitution” (Cambridge University Press). $31.81

Pichler, Melanie et al. (January 10th, 2019), “Fairness and Justice in Natural Resource Politics” (Routledge). $49.95

Räsänen,Tuomas and Syrjämaa, Taina (March 14th, 2019). “Shared Lives of Humans and Animals:
Animal Agency in the Global North” (Routledge). $49.95

Riddle, C. A., ed. (October 15, 2018). "From Disability Theory to Practice: Essays in Honor of Jerome E. Bickenbach" (Lexington Books) $100.00

Rothbart, Daniel (April 10th, 2019). “State Domination and the Psycho-Politics of Conflict:
Power, Conflict and Humiliation, 1st Edition” (Routledge) $39.95

Scuro, Jennifer (October, 2018). “Addressing Ableism: Philosophical Questions via Disability Studies” (Lexington Books). $105.00

Sollund, Ragnhild (February 21st, 2019). “The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking: Issues of Justice, Legality and Morality” (Routledge). $150.00

Souffrant, Eddy (February, 2019). “Global Development Ethics: A Critique of Global Capitalism” Rowman & Littlefield) $39.95

Van Parijs, Philippe (April 11th, 2019) “Basic Income:A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy” (Harvard University Press). $18.95

Vázquez-Arroyo, Antonio (November, 2018). “Political Responsibility:Responding to Predicaments of Power” (Columbia University Press). $27.00

Vorhaus, John (February 9th, 2019). “Valuing Profoundly Disabled People: Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth” (Routledge). $49.95

Walsh, Adrien et al. (January 10th, 2019). “The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics” (Routledge). $49.95

Wallen, Alec (April 12th, 2019). “The Mechanics of Claims and Permissible Killing in War” (Oxford University Press). $85.00

Yost, Benjamin S. (March 13th 2019) “Against Capital Punishment” (Oxford University Press) $74.00


Journal: Journal of Philosophical Criticism
Issue: The Future of the City
Deadline: January 10th, 2019

Journal: Journal of Applied Philosophy
Issue: Collective Agents and Global Structural Injustice
Deadline: January 18th, 2019

Journal: Ethical Diets and Animal Ethics
Issue: Beyond Extensionism
Deadline: February 1st, 2019

: Philosophical Journal of Conflict and Violence
Issue: Special Issue on Technology and Armed Forces
Deadline: February 15th, 2019

Journal: AI & Society
Issue: Learning to be Human
Deadline: March 31st, 2019

Journal: Essays in Philosophy
Issue: The Philosophical Dimensions of Urban Transportation
Deadline: March 31st, 2019

Journal: Reason Papers
Issue: Normativity Studies
Deadline: April 1st, 2019

Book: Springer SAPERE
Issue: Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics
Deadline: July 30th, 2025


Fellowship: Cary M. Maguire Fellowship in Applied Ethics
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Fellowship: Fellowship in Bioethics
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Fellowship: Caroline Miles Visiting Scholarship (Only for early career researchers)
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Fellowship: Center for Biomedical Ethics Research Fellow
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Fellowship: Centre For Applied Ethics Graduate Fellowship
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Fellowship: Hackworth Fellowships
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Fellowship: Environmental Ethics Fellowship
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Special thanks to Benjamin Bosworth for research assistance.

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