The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica University - Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter - January 2014

The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica University - Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter - January 2014

Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter

Issue 4, January 2014

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 fourth 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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The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College will host a public Colloquium on the Affordable Care Act this Spring.  For further details please contact us at


International Society for Environmental Ethics, 2014 Central APA.
Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL.
26 February-1 March, 2014

Event: Feminism in the 21st Century: Privilege, Bias and Feminist Practice
Host: Manchester Metropolitan University
Speakers: Jules Holroyd, Anna Bergqvist, and Finn McKay.
Date: 5 March, 2014

Event: Self and Society: Authenticity, Autonomy and Identity
Host: University of Calgary
Speakers: Sarah Buss and Mark Migotti.
Date:  8 March, 2014

Event: 21st Century Theories of Literature: Essence, Fiction and Value
Host: University of Warwick
Speakers: Sergia Adadamo, Catherine Belsey, Gregory Currie, Peter Lamarque, and Stein Haugon Olsen.
Date: 27-29 March, 2014

Event: College of the Holy Cross Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Host: College of the Holy Cross (Worchester, MA)
Speakers: Owen Flanagan and James B. Duke.
CFP/CFA: January 23rd, 2014
Date: 28-29 March, 2014

Event: Nationalism and Belonging (24th ASEN Conference)
Host: London School of Economics
Speakers: William Callahan, Sheila Croucher and Alain Dieckhoff.
Date: 1-3 April, 2014

Event: Machine Ethics in the Context of Medical and Care Agents (MEMCA-2014)
Host: University of London
Date: 1-4 April, 2014

Event: 37th Annual Ancient Philosophy Workshop
Host: Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania
Speakers: Stephen Menn
Date:  4-5 April, 2014

Event: Ideals and Reality in Social Ethics 2014
Host: University of South Wales
Speakers: Ingrid Robeyns and Stuart White.
Date: 9-11 April, 2014

Event: The Grounding of Human Rights
Host: Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne Campus
Speakers: James Sterba, Mark Gibney, and David Marshall.
CFP/CFA: 15 March, 2014
Date:  18-19 April, 2014

Event: Ethics and Moral Agency in Finance and the Financial Sector: Critical Perspectives
Host: University of Limerick (Ireland)
Date: 23-25 April, 2014

Event: Eighth Annual Meeting of the Felician Ethics Conference
Host: Rutherford Campus of Felician College
CFP/CFA: 1 March, 2014
Date:  26 April, 2014

Event: Responsibility – The Epistemic Dimension
Host: VU University (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Speakers: Holly Smith, Michael Zimmerman, and Martin van Hees.
Date: 28-29 April, 2014

Event: Fifth Meeting on Ethics and Political Philosophy
Host: University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
Speakers: Jeff McMahan and Adam Swift.
CFP/CFA: January 31st, 2014
Date: 15-16 May, 2014

Event: 2nd Annual Workshop on Food Justice: Bringing Theory and Practice Together
Host: Michigan State University
CFP/CFA: A 300 word abstract for individual presentations are due by 1 March, 2014.
Date: 23-25 May, 2014

Event: The Ethics of War in the 21st Century
Host: Stockholm University
Speakers: Frances Kamm, Seth Lazar, Gustaf Arrhenius, Cheyney Ryan, Christopher Heath Wellman, and Jeff McMahan.
Date: 24-25 May, 2014

Event: Dignity, Respect, and Self-Respect
Host: University of Bologna (Bologna, Italy)
Speakers: Colin Bird and Robin Dillon
Date: 26-27 May, 2014

Event: Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture
Host: Brock University
Date: 27-30 May, 2014

Event: 2014 McMaster Legal Philosophy Conference
Host: McMaster University
Speakers: Leslie Green, Richard Arneson, Connie Rosati and David Brink.
Date: 30 May – 1 June, 2014

Event: Royal Institute of Philosophy Annual Conference
Host: University College Dublin
Speakers: Keith Ansell-Pearson, Marcia Baron, Miranda Fricker and David Heyd.
CFP/CFA: 1 February, 2014
Date:  4-6 June, 2014

Event: The Humanitarian Question: Religion, Emotions and Humanitarianism in the Modern Age.
Host: University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)
Date: 5-7 June, 2014

Event: Human Rights and Change
Host: Kadir Has Universitesi (Turkey)
Date:  16-18 June, 2014

Event: 2014 Conference
Host:  The British Society for Ethical Theory (University of Cambridge)
Speakers: Miranda Fricker and Samuel Scheffler.
Date: 14-16 July, 2014.

Event: 21st Annual Conference of the Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World
Host: San Jose State University
CFP/CFA: March 1st, 2014
Date: 18-22 July, 2014

Event: 41st International Hume Society Conference
Host: Portland State University
Date:  22-26 July, 2014

Event: 13th International Conference on Philosophical Practice (ICPP)
Host: University of Belgrade
CFP/CFA: January 31st, 2014
Date: 15-18 August, 2014

Event: 13th Conference of the International Society for Utilitarian Studies
Host: Yokohama National University (Japan)
CFP/CFA: 15 February, 2014
Date:  20-22 August, 2014

Event: The Ethics of War and Peace
Host: Societas Ethica (Maribor, Slovenia)
CFP/CFA: March 31st, 2014
Date: 21-24 August, 2014

Event: The Ethics of Poverty Alleviation
Host: University of Salzburg
Speakers: Sabina Alkire and Darrel Moellendorf
CFP/CFA: January 31st, 2014
Date:  28-29 August, 2014

Event: Religion in the Public Domain
Host: Trinity College (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Speakers: TBA
CFP/CFA: March 14th, 2014
Date: 3-5 September, 2014



Amerini, Fabrizio (2013). “Aquinas on the Beginning and End of Human Life” (Harvard University Press). $29.95

Arribas-Ayllon, Michael & Sarangi, Srikant (2014). “Genetic Testing” (Routledge). $44.95

Barney, Rachel (2014). “Plato and the Divided Self” (Cambridge University Press). $39.99

Becker, Lawrence (2014). “Reciprocity (Routledge Revivals)” (Routledge). $145.00

Bell, Macalester (2013). “Hard Feelings: The Moral Psychology of Contempt” (Oxford University Press). $49.95

Bellaby, Ross (2013). “Ethics and Intelligence Collection: A New Framework” (Routledge). $135.00

Biggar, Nigel (2013). “In Defense of War” (Oxford University Press). $55.00

Bognar, Greg and Hirose, Iwao (2014). “The Ethics of Health Care Rationing: An Introduction” (Routledge). $39.95

Boon, Marcus (2013). “In Praise of Copying” (Harvard University Press). $16.95

Boothroyd, Dave (2013). “Ethical Subjects in Contemporary Culture” (Columbia University Press). $100.00

Boxer, K.E. (2013). “Rethinking Responsibility” (Oxford University Press). $55.00

Brennan, Jason (2014). “Why Not Capitalism?” (Routledge). $24.95

Brooks, Thom (2013). “Current Controversies in Political Philosophy” (Routledge). $29.95

Burke, Anthony and Lee-Koo, Katrina (2014). “Ethics and Global Security” (Routledge). $44.95

Campbell, Alastair (2013). “Bioethics: The Basics” (Routledge). $21.95

Chatterjee, Deen (2013). “The Ethics of Preventive War” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Cherry, Mark & Iltis, Ana (2013). “Parental Obligations and Bioethics: The Duties of a Creator” (Routledge). $125.00

Conly, Sarah (2013). “Against Autonomy” (Cambridge University Press). $32.99

Coons, Christian & Weber, Michael (2013). “Paternalism: Theory and Practice” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Cunningham, Anthony (2013). “Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense” (Routledge). $125.00

Dalal, Neil & Taylor, Chloe (2014). “Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics” (Routledge). $145.00

Dawes, James (2013). “Evil Men” (Harvard University Press). $25.95

Di Paola, Marcello & Pellegrino, Gianfranco (2014). “Canned Heat: Theoretical and Practical Challenges of Global Climate Change” (Routledge). $95.00

Doyle, Thomas (2014). “The Ethics of Nuclear Proliferation” (Routledge). $135.00

Edward, Campell (2014). “Boulez, Music and Philosophy” (Cambridge University Press). $135.00

Enemark, Christian (2013). “Armed Drones and the Ethics of War: Military Virtue in a Post-Heroic Age” (Routledge). $135.00

Enoch, David (2013). “Taking Morality Seriously” (Oxford University Press). $35.00

Filelfo, Francesco (2013). “On Exile” (Harvard University Press). $29.95

Fleming, James & McClain, Linda (2013). “Ordered Liberty: Rights Responsibilities, and Virtues” (Harvard University Press). $49.95

Forst, Rainer (2013). “Toleration in Conflict: Past and Present” (Cambridge University Press). $110.00

Freyenhagen, Fabian (2013). “Adorno’s Practical Philosophy” (Cambridge University Press). $95.00

Ganeri, Jonardon (2013). “The Concealed Art of the Soul: Theories of the Self and Practices of Truth in Indian Ethics and Epistemology” (Oxford University Press). $35.00

Garcia, Frank (2013). “Global Justice and International Economic Law: Three Takes” (Cambridge University Press). $99.00

George, Alexandra (2014). “Constructing Intellectual Property” (Cambridge University Press). $34.99

George, Kateb (2014). “Human Dignity” (Harvard University Press). $18.95

Gilson, Erinn (2013). “The Ethics of Vulnerability: A Feminist Analysis of Social Life and Practice” (Routledge). $125.00

Goldberg, Daniel (2014). “The Bioethics of Pain Management” (Routledge). $125.00

Goldhammer, Arthur and Rosanvallon, Pierre (2013). “The Society of Equals” (Harvard University Press). $35.00

Hare, Caspar (2013). “The Limits of Kindness” (Oxford University Press). $40.00

Hirst, Martin and Patching, Roger (2014). “Journalism Ethics” (Routledge). $64.95

Huffer, Lynne (2013). “Are the Lips a Grave?: A Queer Feminist on the Ethics of Sex” (Columbia University Press). $30.00

Hoffmann, Tobias (2014). “Aquinas and the Nicomachean Ethics” (Cambridge University Press). $95.00

Holmgren, Margaret (2014). “Forgiveness and Retribution” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Ingram, James (2013). “Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism” (Columbia University Press). $35.00

Inwood, Brad (2014). “Ethics After Aristotle” (Harvard University Press). $39.95

Kagawa-Fox, Midori (2014). “The Ethics of Japan’s Global Environmental Policy” (Routledge). $51.95

Kolodny, Niko and Scheffler, Samuel (2013). “Death and the Afterlife” (Oxford University Press). $29.95

Lichtenberg, Judith (2013). “Distant Strangers: Ethics, Psychology, and Global Poverty” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Lloyd, S.A. (2014). “Morality in the Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes” (Cambridge University Press). $34.99

Maclean, Alasdair (2013). “Autonomy, Informed Consent and Medical Law” (Cambridge University Press). $41.99

May, Larry (2013). “Morality, Jus Post Bellum, and International Law” (Cambridge University Press). $34.99

McManus, Phil & Albrecht, Glenn (2014). “The Global Horseracing Industry: Social, Economic, Environmental and Ethical Perspectives” (Routledge). $48.95

Nadia, Urbinati (2014). “Democracy Disfigured: Opinion, Truth, and the People” (Harvard University Press). $39.95

Nussbaum, Martha (2013). “Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice” (Harvard University Press). $35.00

Rengger, Nicholas (2013). “Just War and International Order” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Riddle, C.A. (2014). “Disability & Justice: The Capabilities Approach in Practice” (Rowman & Littlefield). $70

Rovane, Carol (2013). “The Metaphysics and Ethics of Relativism” (Harvard University Press). $39.95

Smith, Kiah (2014). “Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods: Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya” (Routledge). $145.00

Sreedhar, Susanne (2013). “Hobbes on Resistance” (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Strawser, Bradley & McMahan, Jeff (2013). “Killing by Remote Control: The Ethics of an Unmanned Military” (Oxford University Press). $49.95

Väyrynen, Pekka (2013). “The Lewd, the Rude and the Nasty” (Oxford University Press). $49.95

Welch, Don (2014). “A Guide to Ethics and Public Policy” (Routledge). $42.95

Wenman, Mark (2013). “Agonistic Democracy” (Cambridge University Press). $99.00


Review of Philosophy and Psychology
Mental Actions and Mental Agency
1 February, 2014

Journal: Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal
Issue: Regulating Bodies in the ‘Obesity Era’: Ethical, Social, and Legal Perspectives.
Deadline: 1 March, 2014

Journal: Neuroethics
Issue: Ethics of Treating Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Deadline: 1 March, 2014

Journal: Hegel Bulletin
Issue: Moral Philosophy
Deadline: 2 June, 2014

Journal: An International Review of Philosophy
Issue: Virtues and Arguments
Deadline: 1 September, 2014


The Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University of Leeds has announced that it had two new PhD studentships in Applied Ethics available to start in the 2014-2015 academic year. For information, please visit 


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Special thanks to Adam Brooks for research assistance.

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