What is the most democratic way to solve the Brexit crisis?
Katherine Hawley is one of ‘the ten thinkers on Brexit’. Please read the article on ‘What is the most democratic way to solve the Brexit crisis?‘
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
12th October 2018. Workshop: Extra-terrestrial life and purpose in the universe
Extra-terrestrial life and purpose in the Universe This interdisciplinary workshop brings together theologians, philosophers of religion, and moral philosophers to explore the potential impact of the discovery of extra-terrestrial life on our contemporary views about the existence or nature of God, the badness of human extinction, and the scale of our cosmic importance. Speakers have been … Read more
How high to dream?
Adam Etinson in The Times Literary Supplement on the rise of human rights amid the collapse of socialist ideals.
6 October 2018. Workshop: Environmental Ethics and Value in the Age of Exoplanets
To be held at the University of St. Andrews.
Eight ethical questions about exploring outer space
Ben Sachs in The Conversation.
Adam Etinson in Conversation with Legal and Moral Philosophers
About Human Rights, and Other Things, Too.
Conference on Human Rights at 70: Shrinking or Growing
Thursday 10th – Friday 11th May 2018 at the Byre Theatre Studio, St Andrews A conference occasioned by the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and hosted jointly by the Centre for Ethics Philosophy and Public Affairs and the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews. Programme Thursday 10th … Read more
Philanthropist Footballers: The Bigger Picture
Joe Slater invites us to take a broader perspective on footballer Juan Mata’s decision to pledge 1% to charity.