Reflections on the Hypatia Affair: Social Media, Critique and The Role of Identity in Feminist Theorizing
On Saturday, September 9th, Rebecca Tuvel, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Rhodes College, will discuss her article, “In Defense of Transracialism,” and her views on why the piece sparked such a debate within academic philosophy.
Commentators include Cheshire Calhoun (Arizona State University), Michael Hardimon (UC San Diego), and Rebecca Tsosie (UA Law).
Presenting with Boldness Workshop
This unique training is a good fit for all presenters of any kind. Instructors, grant writers, researchers, etc. will benefit from this advanced training that will hone the critical skills that will allow you to successfully deliver your message in all types of settings. If you wish to grow your confidence, self-assurance, and boldness to make the most powerful connection and convey your message with your audience, you will find this workshop to be a valuable and rewarding experience.
Hedy is a clinical psychologist, teacher, and faciltiator offering professional and organizational workshops to individuals and teams wishing to enhance their skills and efficacy. Hedy on the TED stage.
This is an intensive skill-development workshop that you won't want to miss. Please plan to attend both days. Lunch provided.
Space is limite
d. Please RSVP by Jan. 30: Rosie Johnson
or 520-621-3129. (Please indicate any dietary requests at time of registration.)
8:30 a.m. Feb. 3, 2017 to 5:30 a.m. Feb. 4, 2017
Using Formal Methods in Political Philosophy
The Freedom Center and Jerry Gaus are sponsoring a one-day workshop with David Wiens on Saturday, May 7. David is Assistant Professor of Political Science at UC San Diego. The aim of the workshop is to explore how themes in political philosophy can be addressed using formal methods.
On Saturday, March 5, the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom will be hosting a workshop for Thomas Schramme. Thomas is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hamburg. The workshop will be on his manuscript, Unwanted Beneficence: A Perfectionist Argument Against Paternalism.
Peter de Marneffe (Arizona State University), Elizabeth Brake (Arizona State University), Doug Portmore (Arizona State University)
David Schmidtz has been chosen to edit the Macmillan Handbook of Environmental Ethics. The volume will feature essays from a diverse and accomplished group of contributors including Andrew Brennan, Philip Cafaro, Gary Comstock, Benjamin Hale, Ned Hettinger, Norva Lo, Douglas MacLean, Ben Minteer, Lauren Hartzell Nichols, Clare Palmer, James Petrik, Michael 't Sas-Rolfes, Danny Shahar, and Allen Thompson. In preparation for the handbook's publication, the Freedom Center will be hosting a workshop for the volume's authors in mid-November. The workshop will give each author the opportunity to present her or his contribution to the volume and receive valuable feedback from the others before the handbook goes into production in 2016.
8:09 a.m. Nov. 12, 2015 to 4:15 p.m. Nov. 15, 2015
Ben Hale (University of Colorado), Allen Thompson (Oregon State University), Lauren Hartzell Nichols (University of Washington)
Tom Christiano, Steve Wall
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
9 a.m. Dec. 4, 2014 to 5 p.m. Dec. 7, 2014
Clean Trade in Natural Resources
On February 21-22, the Arizona Center for the Philosophy of Freedom will be hosting a workshop on Leif Wenar's book manuscript, Clean Trade in Natural Resources. Wenar is Chair of Ethics at King's College London. The workshop will begin with Philosophy Department colloquium talk delivered by Wenar in Social Sciences 224, 3-5 PM on February 21, and will continue on February 22 with four sessions of commentary and discussion between 1-6PM.
Comments on the manuscript will be delivered by Carol Rose, Loren Lomasky, Gerald Gaus, and Danny Shahar. For more information about the workshop participants, please follow the links below:
Leif Wenar, King's College London
1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 22, 2014
Carol Rose, Loren Lomasky, Gerald Gaus, and Danny Shahar