Level IV Seminar Ballots are now available for the 2018-19 academic year.
Bertrand Russell Society Annual Meeting 2018, McMaster University, June 22-24, 2018
100 Years of Philosophy and Political Action
The 7th annual conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy will be held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, 19-21 June 2018.
“Empiricism with Chinese Characteristics”
Abstract: How comparable are western and Chinese traditions in terms of “empiricism,”…
“In Defense of Uncivil Disobedience”
Abstract: In this paper I want to unseat civil disobedience from its pedestal and make conceptual and normative space for uncivil disobedience.
“Russell, Reflective Equilibrium, and the Analytic Method”
Abstract: Open any entry on the history of the method of inquiry known as reflective equilibrium (RE) and you are sure to find this view attributed to John Rawls….
“Claiming bad kin: Responsibility for a suffering world”
Abstract: Utah Phillips is often quoted as having said: “The Earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.” …..
Deliberate modifications to mosquitoes can prevent diseases but ethics and guiding principles for greater transparency are critical.
“Talking over the fence: Dialogue and integration in interdisciplinary research.”
Abstract: Interdisciplinary research is a mode of inquiry that aims to combine different disciplinary perspectives on a common problem……
“Against Utopianism: Noncompliance and Multiple Agents”
Abstract: One of the central issues in recent debates over ideal and non-ideal theory (in political philosophy) has been whether……..