Rights Workshop: Rights and Harms – Spring 2021

***We have taken the difficult decision to postpone the 2nd Annual Rights Workshop. The workshop will instead be held either 27-28th May 2021 or 3-4th June 2021. Please drop us an email if you would like to be kept updated.*** 2nd Annual Rights Workshop: Rights and Harm University of St Andrews. Organisers: Joseph Bowen (University of St Andrews and … Read more

2019 St Andrews Gifford Lectures

The 2019 St Andrews Gifford Lectures   Mark Johnston Henry Putnam University Professor Director of Cognitive Science Princeton University   We are delighted to welcome Prof Mark Johnston of Princeton University to give the 2019 St Andrews Gifford Lectures. Lectures take place from 5.15 pm – 6.45 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting on Tuesday … Read more

3rd Annual CEPPA Graduate Conference – 17th – 19th April

Applications are now open for the 3rd Annual Graduate Conference at the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs (CEPPA) at the University of St Andrews. The conference seeks to provide a platform for early career researchers working in moral and political philosophy to discuss their work in a collaborative and friendly environment. Submissions should broadly … Read more

Two days with Jeff McMahan

  Monday 22nd April 5-6:30pm, Edgecliffe 104 ‘Against Collective Responsibility’ —- Tuesday 23rd April 5-6:30, School II ‘On the Responsibilty of Academics Studying War’  

2nd St Andrews CEPPA Graduate Conference – Abstracts

Abstracts – 2nd St Andrews CEPPA Graduate Conference Friday (8 Feb) 18:00 “So, You Want to Be a Public Philosopher?” Public Philosophy Workshop with Carrie Jenkins (University of British Columbia) Saturday (9 Feb) 9:30 “On Doing Less Good” Jessica Fischer (University College London) Abstract: Many philosophers, consequentialists and non-consequentialists alike, think that we have a default … Read more

8th January 2019: Trust and Sensation in the Public Communication of Exoplanet Science

Trust and Sensation in the Public Communication of Exoplanet Science     Hosted by the St Andrews Centre for Exoplanet Science and the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs. Funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Date: Tuesday 8th January 2018 Venue: room 104, Edgecliffe (Philosophy department), The Scores Description: There is, unsurprisingly, huge public … Read more