Conference on The Morality of Aggression




Social Philosophy and Policy Conference on The Morality of Aggression

Journal Published Date: 

Spring 2016

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 BrennanAssistant Professor, Georgetown University
  • Cristina BicchieriSJP Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics, University of Pennsylvania
  • Samantha BrennanProfessor, University of Western Ontario
  • Claire FinkelsteinAlgernon Biddle Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Heidi HurdDavid C. Baum Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Illinois
  • Frances KammLittauer Professor of Philosophy & Public Policy, Harvard University
  • Hartmut KliemtProfessor, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
  • Eric MackProfessor, The Murphy Institute, Tulane University
  • Michael MooreCharles R. Walgreen, Jr. Chair, University of Illinois'
  • Horacio SpectorProfessor, University of San Diego School of Law and Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Argentina
  • Bas Van Der VossenAssistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Steve WallProfessor, University of Arizona
  • Matt ZwolinskiAssociate Professor, University of San Diego