The Aristotelian Society

The Aristotelian Society

est. 1880

2014 Joint Session


Symposium III

Thomas Pogge (Yale)

 

Biography

Having received his PhD in philosophy from Harvard, Thomas Pogge is Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs and Director of the Global Justice Program at Yale with additional affiliations at Kings College London and the Universities of Sydney, Oslo and Central Lancashire. His recent publications include Politics as Usual (Polity 2010); World Poverty and Human Rights (Polity 2008); John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice (Oxford 2007); and Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right (Oxford & UNESCO 2007). Pogge is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science as well as President of Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP), an international network aiming to enhance the impact of scholars, teachers and students on global poverty, and of Incentives for Global Health, a team effort toward creating the Health Impact Fund (HIF), a complement to the pharmaceutical patent regime that would improve access to advanced medicines for the poor worldwide. He has also led major grant-funded collaborations toward testing and specifying the HIF idea as well as a large grant toward developing better measures of poverty and gender disparities. Pogge has given over 1000 public lectures in 44 countries, supervised 59 successful dissertations and, as editor for political philosophy of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, brought 59 entries online.

Kimberley Brownlee (Warwick)

 

Biography

Kimberley Brownlee is an Associate Professor of Legal and Moral Philosophy at the University of Warwick. From 2005-2012, she was a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester. She has been a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in the Philosophy Department at Vanderbilt University (2008); an HLA Hart Visiting Research Fellow at University College, Oxford (2009); a CEPPA Visiting Research Fellow in the Philosophy Department at St Andrews University (2009); and a Visiting Scholar in the UCLA Law School (2012). In 2012, she was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize from the Leverhulme Trust. She is the author of Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience (OUP, 2012), and the co-editor of Disability and Disadvantage (OUP, 2009). She has published on conscience, conscientious disobedience, punishment, human rights, practical reason theory, ideals, and virtue. Her current monograph focuses on the ethics of sociability and social human rights.

further info

88th joint session
 
of
 
the aristotelian society & the mind association
 
11 to 13 July 2014
 
Faculty of Philosophy
 
University of Cambridge
 
Sidgwick Avenue
 
Cambridge, CB3 9DA
 
United Kingdom

 

The local organiser is Dr. Tim Button

Further information regarding conference arrangements and registration will be available in early 2014

future joint sessions

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2015 joint session:
warwick

10 – 12 july 2015

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2016 joint session:
cardiff

8 – 10 july 2016

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2017 joint session:
TBA

7 – 9 july 2017

 

Further information regarding future Joint Sessions will be posted here throughout the year. Please check back later for updates.

supplementary volume

The inaugural address and symposia for the Joint Session are published in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volume, which is published digitally and in hardcover every June. The Supplementary Volume is sent to subscribing members of the Society in categories 4 and 5.

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Subscriptions to the Supplementary Volume also includes online access via Wiley Online Library (please note that one-off purchases of the hardcover volume do not include membership or online access).

 

 

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past conferences

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2013 joint session:
Exeter

12 – 14 july 2013

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2012 joint session:
stirling

6 – 8 july 2012

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2011 joint session:
sussex

8 – 10 july 2011

 

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