“The Ethics of Superintelligence”
Jim Davies
Carleton University
202 Tory Building – Carleton University
1:00 pm

“Sufficiency:  from compassion to capabilities”

Jay Drydyk
Carleton University
202 Tory Building – Carleton University
1:00 pm

“The moral life of public institutions:  A care ethical perspective”

Petr Urban
Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences
University of Ottawa Campus – Room FSS 4006 (120 University Private)
2:30 pm


**SEPTEMBER 26, 2018**
The importance of Ubuntu for Moral and Political Philosophy
Thaddeus Metz
University of Johannesburg
New Location: 3400 Canal Building – 3:00 p.m.
Co-Sponsored by the Institute of African Studies

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
How to Defend a Moderate Supernaturalism about the Meaning of Life

Thaddeus Metz
University of Johannesburg
218 Paterson Hall – 1:00pm

OCTOBER 11, 2018
Post-democratic Liberalism and its Discontents. On the Rise of Populism
Veith Selk
TU Darmstadt
Hosted by the University of Ottawa
120 University Private
FSS 5028 – 12:30pm

OCTOBER 12, 2018
“Hope for Sale: The ethics of commodifying and exploiting hope
in assisted reproductive technology”

John Appleby
Lancaster University
218 Paterson Hall – 1:00pm

NOVEMBER 8-9, 2018
2nd Annual Public Issues and Public Reason Conference
Registration begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, November 8, 2018
270 Residence Commons

Keynote Speaker
Douglas MacKay
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Government Policy Experiments and the Ethics of Randomization
Friday, November 9
270 Residence Commons
1:00 pm

MARCH 20, 2018
Kate Norlock
Trent University
“Online Shaming and Imaginal Relationships”

September 29, 2017
Shankar Chandra
Make Way! The Kwari Story

March 17-18, 2017
9th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference
Keynote Speaker: Lorraine Code – York University
“Who Do We Think We Are”

January 27, 2017
Jay Drydyk – Carleton University
“Social and Global Justice Beyond Nussbaum’s Capabilities Approach”

December 2, 2016
Fiona Robinson – Carleton University
“Feminist Care Ethics and the Politics of Humanitarianism”

November 18, 2016
Patti Lenard – University of Ottawa
“(Re)turn to Conditional Citizenship”

October 14, 2016
Monique Deveaux – Guelph University
Reframing Chronic Poverty and its Alleviation through Insights and Strategies of Poor-led Social Movements”

September 14, 2016
Schmulik Nili – Australian National University
“The Morality of Political Honours”

 February 5, 2016
Wendell Wallach – Yale University
“A Dangerous Master: How to keep technology from slipping beyond our control.”

January 14, 2016
Political Science Speaker Series
Co-Sponsored by Carleton University Ethics & Public Affairs
Rebecca Tiessen – University of Ottawa
“Unpacking Learning/Volunteer Abroad Programs:
Rationales for participation in the Context of International Development Debates.”

November 19, 2015
World Philosophy Day 2015
Gopal Sreenivasan – Duke University
“Human Rights and Public Goods: Problems from Health and Beyond”

 October 5, 2015
Samantha Brennan
Professor of Women’s Studies & Feminist Research,
and the Rotman Institute of Philosophy Western University
“Feminist Perspectives on Women and Fitness”

September 18, 2015
Des Gasper
Institute of Social Science, Erasmus University, The Hague
“Assessing and Responding to Climate Change: Ignoring the Poor?”