Welcome to the third Journal of Moral Philosophy discussion here at PEA Soup. It will take place on July 21-23. This is sure to be another insightful and productive discussion, this time on Kerah Gordon-Solmon “Self-Defence Against Multiple Threats.” This paper is currently available in the “Advance Articles” section online at the Journal of Moral Philosophy. They have kindly provided free access to the paper, which can be viewed or downloaded here. Renee Jorgensen Bolinger wrote a critical précis and commentary which is posted below. Please join the fun!
JMP Discussion at PEA Soup: Kerah Gordon-Solmon’s “Self-Defence Against Multiple Threats” with a critical précis by Renee Jorgensen Bolinger
The deadline for the First Annual PEA Soup Awards has been extended until July 31. To nominate your favorite ethics writing on PEA Soup and around the web for $4,000 in cash prizes, visit our awards page here!
Fifth Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Tucson AZ
Each session will be 1 hour and forty-five minutes. The speaker will have 30 minutes to summarize his or her paper. A commentator will have 10 minutes, and there will be 65 minutes for discussion. Program below the fold.
…has been posted here. Speakers include Eric Sampson, Connie Rosati, Michael Milona and Mark Schroeder, Michael Titelbaum, Marilie Coetsee, Jussi Suikkanen, David Enoch, Guy Fletcher, Chris Howard (Marc Sanders Prize winer), Abby Jaques, David Killoren, and Zoe Johnson King. September 15-17, 2017.
Fabian Wendt, Bielefeld University has won the 2017 Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy for his paper “Rescuing Public Justification from Public Reason Liberalism”. Wendt is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Bielefeld University, specializing in political philosophy. Starting in October, 2017, he will be a Research Associate at Chapman University. The essay competition is sponsored by the Marc Sanders Foundation. It is open to scholars who, at the time of the submission deadline, are within fifteen (15) years of receiving a Ph.D. or are students currently enrolled in a graduate program. Independent scholars may also be eligible.
It’s been a great year at the new PEA Soup, and we’re using the First Annual PEA Soup awards to celebrate. Nominate your favorite articles, discussed papers, comments, and contributors from the past year for $4,000 in cash prizes. Nominations are due June 30th (that’s a week from today), so don’t forget to submit!
Just a quick announcement to let you all know of some exciting upcoming discussions on the Soup about recently published books and book reviews. Next Thursday (June 8), we will host a discussion of Owen Flanagan’s Geography of Morals, in light of Regina Rini’s recent NDPR review of it. And in upcoming days and weeks we will host discussions of Jason Brennan’s Against Democracy (reviewed by Tom Christiano), Christine Tappolet’s Emotions, Values, and Agency (reviewed by Benjamin De Mesel), and Julie Rose’s Free Time (reviewed by Eric Rakowski). We hope you all will join in on these discussions.