Bioethics & Applied Philosophy: York University Graduate Student Philosophy Conference

April 12, 2018 - April 13, 2018
Department of Philosophy, York University

455 Dovercourt Road
Toronto M6H 2W3

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Bioethics & Applied Philosophy

York University Graduate Student Philosophy Conference

April 12-13, 2018

York University

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


We invite abstract submissions from graduate students on any topic in bioethics, applied ethics, and applied philosophy broadly understood. To help support diversity and inclusivity in our discipline, we especially encourage philosophers from underrepresented groups to submit.

Abstracts should be in either Word Document or PDF, should be no more than 500 words and suitable for a 20 minute presentation, and prepared for anonymous review.

 In the body of the email, please include: (a) your name; (b) paper title; (c) institutional affiliation; and (d) contact information

Please send your abstract to     [email protected]

The deadline for abstract submissions is February 1, 2018.

Successful applicants will be notified by March 1, 2018.

Possible topics include (but not limited to):

·        History of Bioethics

·        Health

o   Vaccination Ethics

o   Genetics

o   Cloning

o   Biomedical Research Ethics

o   Phenomenology of Illness

·        Mental Health

o   Addiction

o   Trauma

o   Inpatient Survivor Stories

o   Advocacy

·        Sex and Sexuality

o   LGBTQ Issues

o   Reproductive Rights

·        Disability

o   History and Cultural Representations of Disability

o   Rehabilitation

o   Independent Living

·        Nursing Ethics & Patient Care

o   Palliative and End of Life care

o   Therapy and Therapeutic Relationships

o   Patient Empowerment

o   Healthcare Narratives

·        Healthcare Policy

o   Accessibility

o   Social Determinants of Health

o   Public Health & Epidemiology

o   Environmental and Ecological Effects on Health

o   Non-Western or Alternative Approaches to Health and Wellness

·        Animal / Non-Human Animal Ethics

o   Animal Rights

o   Animal Welfare

o   Speciesism

o   Animal Cognition

o   Moral Status of Non-Human Animals

Conference Organizers:

Andrew Molas

Michael Montess

Olivia Schuman

This conference is sponsored by the York University Philosophy Graduate Student Association (PGSA) and the York University Department of Philosophy

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