Equality, Diversity and The Ethics of Professional Philosophy

May 23, 2015
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Lecture Room
Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road
Oxford OX2 6GG
United Kingdom


  • University of Oxford (Vice Chancellor's Fund), Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford.

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The conference will feature talks by a number of leading philosophers who have contributed to recents discussions of issues of gender diversity in professional philosophy. In addition to the speakers, a number of other philosophers will be in attendance as invited participants. The aims of the conference are to listen and learn about equality and diversity issues in academic philosophy (with a focus on gender equality and diversity), take stock of the current situation and engage in dialogue about the future.


Registration: 9.30-10.00

Helen Beebee (Manchester):
"Introduction to the BPA/SWIP Good Practice Scheme"

Fiona Jenkins (ANU):
"Judging Excellence in Philosophy.”


Sally Haslanger (MIT):
"Increasing Diversity by Thinking Differently?  Reflections on Philosophical Method."


Jenny Saul (Sheffield):
"Equality and Diversity in Hiring and Graduate Student Recruitment."

Daniela Dover (UCLA):
"Philosophical Conversation."


Helen Beebee (Manchester):
"Staff-student Relationships: Inside and Outside the classroom"

Additional participants will include: 
Maria Rosa Antognazza (KCL); Susanne Bobzien (Oxford); Meena Dhanda (Wolverhampton); Rae Langton (Cambridge); Sabina Lovibond (Oxford); Hannah Pickard (Birmingham); Amia Srinivasan (Oxford/UCL); David Archard (Queen's University, Belfast); David Chalmers (NYU); Tom Dougherty (Cambridge); Edward Harcourt (Oxford); Michael Otsuka (LSE); Josh Parsons (Oxford); Ian Phillips (Oxford); Richard Pettigrew (Bristol); Eric Schliesser (Ghent); and Brian Weatherson (Michigan).


Registration is free, but, unfortunately, places are limited due to room-size constraints. People wishing to register should write to ox.may.conference@gmail.com   

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