The December 2014 Social Philosophy and Policy conference invited participants to 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 Guest Editor for this issue of the Social Philosophy and Policy journal is Guido Pincione, University of Arizona. The conference was held December 4-7, 2014 at the The Omni Tucson National Golf Resort, 2727 West Club Drive in Tucson, Arizona.
The roster included the following invited authors:
Jason Brennan, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University
Cristina Bicchieri, SJP Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics, University of Pennsylvania
Samantha Brennan, Professor, University of Western Ontario
Claire Finkelstein, Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Professor 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