Full list of CEPPA talks for academic year, 2018 - 2019 Wednesday 26 September, 2018- Cheshire Calhoun (Arizona) - 4.30 – 6pm in Edgecliffe 104 Wednesday 3rd October 2018 - Mette High (Social Anthropology, St Andrews) 11am-12.30pm…
Full list of events for academic year 2017-18, semester 2.
Call for papers for the CEPPA Graduate Conference. The deadline for submissions is the 9th of November 2017.
Theron Pummer argues that billionaires who pledge fortunes to charity must not just give big, but give effectively.
A video recording of Prof Peter Singer's Knox Lecture. Singer spoke to an audience of over 300 people, and the lecture raised over £1600 in donations for effective charities.
Video recordings of talks given at The Ethics of Giving Conference (23 May to 25 May in School III, University of St Andrews).
The Philosophical Quarterly welcomes essays of 8,000 words or fewer addressing the philosophy of effective altruism.
The 2017-18 schedule is now available.
Katherine Hawley asks: How far can we trust experts when we're deciding how to vote?
Anh Quan Nguyen in The Conversation, on moral licensing.
Non-consequentialist criteria imply that it is not wrong to give to at least some of the charities that Singer and other effective altruists recommend, even when this comes with significant risk of doing harm.
How should we compare a decrease in average quality of life with a gain in population size? Can invoking indeterminacy help solve the difficult theoretical problems in population ethics?
Excerpt from John Haldane's *Practical Philosophy: Ethics, Culture and Society* (2009) 'Introduction'.
An article by John Haldane that first appeared in the Scotsman newspaper in 2008.
Extract from Chapter 1 of past Knox Lecturer Neil MacCormick's short book *Who's Afraid of a European Constitution?* (2005).