Security, Sustainability and Human Flourishing

October 30, 2014 - November 3, 2014
Center for Applied Ethics and Philosophy (CAEP), Hokkaido University


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Main speakers:

Philip Brey
University of Twente
Dale Jamieson
Nancy Sherman
Georgetown University

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We are delighted to announce the 9th International Conference on Applied Ethics on October 31 - November 2, 2014, at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan.

We invite papers written towards the conference theme of security, sustainability and human flourishing and will give these preferences, but we also welcome papers in applied ethics, broadly construed, that address philosophical, political, economic, social, and cultural issues in applied ethics beyond the conference theme.

This includes, but is not limited to:

meta/normative ethics, bio/medical ethics, engineering ethics, ethics of science and technology, information ethics, environmental ethics, business ethics, feminist/gender/sexuality ethics, philosophy of sex, political philosophy, moral psychology, and international/global ethics.

Confirmed speakers include:

Nancy Sherman (Georgetown)

Dale Jamieson (NYU)

Alan Soble (Drexel)

Philip Brey (Twente)

Those participants who wish to present papers are requested to submit a 150–300 word abstract in a MS-Word file (.doc) to CAEP ( by Monday, June 30, 2014.

Presented papers may be considered for publication in both our print and electronic journal upon submission and review.

Up to ten travel awards of between 20,000 and 30,000 JPY (equivalent to approx. 200–300 USD) are available for overseas graduate students and non-tenured scholars who present papers. The grant application form is available from the CAEP webpage:

For further details, please visit our website:

All queries should be sent to:

Center for Applied Ethics and Philosophy
Graduate School of Letters
Hokkaido University
N10 W7, Kita-ku
Sapporo 060-0810

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