SPP Conference on the Morality of Aggression

The next SPP conference is called the "Morality of Aggression" and it will take place in Tucson from December 4-7. Participants will explore broad questions on the morality of aggression including, but not limited to, competition, cooperation, and aggression; the libertarian non-aggression principle; just war and humanitarian intervention; the moral limits of legal coercion; paternalism and perfectionism; the moral (non-)neutrality of the concept of harm; and the conditions for the permissibility of self-defense.

The speakers will be:

Cristina Bicchieri, SJP Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative  Ethics, University of Pennsylvania

Jason Brennan, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University
 
Samantha Brennan, Professor, University of Western Ontario
 
Claire Finkelstein, Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Prof. of Philosophy,  University of Pennsylvania Law School
 
Heidi Hurd, David C. Baum Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Illinois
 
Frances Kamm, Littauer Professor of Philosophy & Public Policy, Harvard  University
 
Hartmut Kliemt, Professor, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
 
Eric Mack, Professor, The Murphy Institute, Tulane University
 
Michael Moore, Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Chair, University of Illinois
 
Horacio Spector, Professor, University of San Diego School of Law and Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Argentina
 
Bas Van Der Vossen, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
 
Steve Wall, Professor, University of Arizona
 
Matt Zwolinski, Associate Professor, University of San Diego

When

9 a.m. Dec. 4, 2014 to 5 p.m. Dec. 7, 2014

Academic year

2014-2015

Semester

Fall