CFP: International Conference on Applied Ethics: Contemporary ethical challenges

Submission deadline: September 1, 2018

Conference date(s):
November 16, 2018

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Conference Venue:

Philosophy Department, School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal

Topic areas


Keynote Speakers

Catherine Larrère (Université Panthéon Sorbonne)

Raphael Larrère (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique)

Fernando Araújo (Universidade de Lisboa)

Maria do Céu Patrão Neves (Universidade dos Açores)

Viriato Soromenho-Marques (Universidade de Lisboa)



The dynamics of scientific and technological progress in our society raises ethical issues wich demand a philosophical reflection on multi-disciplinary grounds. The  goal of this conference is to discuss the contemporary ethical challenges, bringing toghether  perspectives from different areas of knowledge such as Ethics, Philosophy of Nature and Environment, Technology, Biology, Law.

Scientific Commitee

Pedro Galvão (CFUL/SEA)

Luísa Ribeiro Ferreira (CFUL/SEA)

Jorge Marques da Silva (CFCUL/SEA)

Organizing Commitee

Jorge Moreira (CFE-UC/ Uab/SEA)

Lavínia Pereira (CFUL/SEA)

Mª José Varandas (CFUL/SEA)

Sandra Escobar (CFUL/SEA)

Call for Abstracts

We welcome submissions of abstracts for individual talks (max. 20 minutes) on the  following thematic areas of research:

-       Environment

-       Non human animals

-       Technology

-       Medical Ethics

Conference Languages: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish.

Abstracts must be prepared for blind review by scientific commitee and sent to The following information should be included in two diferents documents as attchments in Word or PDF format:


a) Thematic Area

b)Title of abstract

c)Abstract (max. 350 words)

The abstract should not contain any identifying information.


a) Author(s) name(s)

b) Institutional Affiliation

c) E-mail contact(s)

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 September 2018

Decision notification: 8 September 2018

Registration fee:€ 20 (if selected)

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