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

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

Ethics & Public Policy Newsletter

Issue 5, May 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 fifth 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 with Dr. Thurairajah, featured in the documentary "No Fire Zone" on the topic of the killing fields of Sri Lanka in the Fall of 2014.  In addition to this special talk, the regular Colloquium Series will take place for the 2014-2015 Academic Year.  For further details please visit here, or contact us at


Event: Emergencies and Affected Peoples: Philosophy, Policy and Practice.
Host:  University of Birmingham, UK
Date: 4 July, 2014

Event: Moral Revolutions: Institutional and Ideational Dimensions
Host:  School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Speakers: Shaun Nichols, Elizabeth Heger Boyle, and Ben Cislaghi.
Date: 5-6 July, 2014

Event: 2014 Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP)
Host:  Australian National University
Speakers: Cecile Fabre, John Hawthorne, and Christian List.
Date: 6-11 July, 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
Date: 18-22 July, 2014

Event: 10th International Conference
Host:  International Development Ethics Association (San Jose, Costa Rica)
Speakers: David A. Crocker, Luis Camacho, and Adela Cortina.
Date: 21-24 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
Date: 15-18 August, 2014

Event: Robo-Philosophy 2014-Sociable Robots and the Future of Social Relations
Host:  Aarhus University (Denmark)
Speakers: Hiroshi Ishiguro, Illah Nourbakhsh, and Mark Coeckelbergh.
Date: 20-23 August, 2014

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

Event: The Ethics of War and Peace
Host: Societas Ethica (Maribor, Slovenia)
Date: 21-24 August, 2014

Event: The Ethics of Poverty Alleviation
Host: University of Salzburg
Speakers: Sabina Alkire and Darrel Moellendorf
Date:  28-29 August, 2014

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

Event: Animal Ethics and Food Policy
Host:  European Consortium for Political Research (University of Glasgow)
Date: 3-6 September, 2014

Event: Imperfect Duties and Political Theory
Host:  European Consortium for Political Research (University of Glasgow)
Date: 3-6 September, 2014

Event: Philosophy and Race
Host:  California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race (Milwaukee, WI)
Speakers: Anita L. Allen, and Henry R. Silverman.
Date: 19-20 September, 2014

Event: Conference on Kantian Freedom
Host:  Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Date: 3-5 October, 2014
CFP/CFA Deadline: 1 August, 2014 (CFA)

Event: Finnish-Hungarian Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy
Host:  University of Jyvaskyla (Finland)
Speakers: Alison Simmons
Date: 11-12 October, 2014
CFP/CFA Deadline: 1 July, 2014 (CFA)

Event: Bucharest Conference in Applied Ethics 2014
Host:  Bucharest, Romania
Speakers: To be Announced.
Date: 23-24 October, 2014
CFP/CFA Deadline: 20 June, 2014 (CFA)

Event: Security, Sustainability and Human Floruishing
Host:  Center for Applied Ethics and Philosophy (Hokkaido University)
Speakers: Nancy Sherman, Dale Jamieson, Alan Soble, and Philip Brey.
Date: 31 October-2 November, 2014
CFP/CFA Deadline: 30 June, 2014 (CFA)

Event: Ethics of Economic Institutions
Host:  Hotel Mitland (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Speakers: Boudewijn de Bruin, Joseph Heath, and Miriam Ronzoni.
Date: 8-10 January, 2015
CFP/CFA Deadline: 15 September, 2014 (CFA)


Anderson-Gold, Sharon and Muchnik, Pablo (2014). "Kant's Anatomy of Evil" (Cambridge University Press). $34.99

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

Biggar, Nigel (2015). "In Defence of War" (Oxford University Press). $30.00

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

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

Brennan, Jason and Hill, Lisa (2014). "Compulsory Voting: For and Against" (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

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

Chadwick, Ruth (2014). "The Right to Know and the Right Not to Know: Genetic Privacy and Responsibility" (Cambridge University Press). $55.00

Childress, Donald (2014). "The Role of Ethics in International Law" (Cambridge University Press). $34.99

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

Dawes, James (2014). "Evil Men" (Harvard University Press). $15.95

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

Flikschuh, Katrin and Ypi, Lea (2015). "Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Critical Perspectives" (Oxford University Press). $74.00

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

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

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

Glover, Jonathan (2014). "Alien Landscapes?: Interpreting Disordered Minds" (Harvard University Press). $35.00

Gross, Michael (2014). "The Ethics of Insurgency: A Critical Guide to Just Guerrilla Warfare" (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Hassoun, Nicole (2014). "Globalization and Global Justice" (Cambridge University Press). $32.99

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

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

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

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

Jeremy, Waldron (2014). "The Harm in Hate Speech" (Harvard University Press). $17.95

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

Khaitan, Tarunabh (2015). "The Philosophy of Anti-Discrimination Law" (Oxford University Press). $115.00

Levy, Neil (2015). "Hard Luck: How Luck Undermines Free Will and Moral Responsibility" (Oxford University Press). $27.95

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

McCabe, David (2014). "Modus Vivendi Liberalism: Theory and Practice" (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

Nancy, Jean-Luc and Mandell, Charlotte (2014). "After Fukushima: The Equivalence of Catastrophies" (Oxford University Press). $16.00

Otteson, James (2014). "The End of Socialism" (Cambridge University Press). $24.99

Palmer, David (2014). "Libertarian Free Will: Contemporary Debates" (Oxford University Press). $85.00

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

Roberto, Unger (2014). "The Religion of the Future" (Harvard University Press). $49.95

Scheid, Don (2014). "The Ethics of Armed Humanitarian Intervention" (Cambridge University Press). $30.99 S

heinman, Hanoch (2015). "Promise, Obligation, Agreement: An Essay in Social Philosophy" (Oxford University Press). $65.00

Sher, George (2014). "Equality for Inegalitarians" (Cambridge University Press). $29.99

Sluga, Hans (2014). "Politics and the Search for the Common Good" (Cambridge University Press). $26.99

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

Snowdon, Paul (2014). "Persons, Animals, Ourselves" (Oxford University Press). $49.95

Teichmann, Roger (2014). "Nature, Reason, and the Good Life: Ethics for Human Beings" (Oxford University Press). $35.00

Thunder, David (2014). "Citizenship and the Pursuit of the Worthy Life" (Cambridge University Press). Price is not yet set.

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

Wendel, Bradley (2014). "Ethics and Law: An Introduction" (Cambridge University Press). $28.99


Philosophy and Public Issues
Issue: The Philosophy of Punishment
Deadline: 15 June, 2014 (Long Abstract)

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

Journal: A Journal of Philosophical, Theological and Applied Ethics
Issue: The Ethics of War and Peace
Deadline: 15 November, 2014

Journal: Society and Politics
Individuality, Individuation, Subjectivity in Early Modern Philosophy
Deadline: 30 November, 2014 (CFP)


The University of Cambridge has announced that it it's seeking qualified candidates for a Research Fellowship in Medical Law and Ethics, which will be tenable for three years from 1 October 2014. The position will close on 9 June, 2014. For more information, please visit:


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Special thanks to Adam Brooks for research assistance.


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