Institutions and Individuals

December 7, 2013
Reading Ethics and Political Philosophy, University of Reading

Palmer Building on Whiteknights Campus
United Kingdom

Keynote speakers:

Kimberley Brownlee
University of Warwick
David Owens
University of Reading
Japa Pallikkathayil
University of Pittsburgh
Thomas. M. Scanlon
Harvard University

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On 7 December we will be launching a new research centre at Reading – Reading Ethics and Political Philosophy (REAPP).  REAPP will draw its members from our philosophy and politics departments.  To launch the centre we will be hosting a one-day workshop with the theme 'Institutions and Individuals', with four papers at the intersection of moral and political philosophy. 

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Papers will be given by: T.M. Scanlon (Harvard) - 'Individual Morality and the Morality of Institutions' Japa Pallikkathayil (Pittsburgh) - Title TBC Kimberley Brownlee (Warwick) - 'Only the Lonely: The Ethics of Sociability' David Owens (Reading) - 'Tolerance as Civility'

Any questions, please contact Patrick Tomlin ( or Jen Scheppers (

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