The Editor's Cut - A View of Philosophical Research from Journal Editors

January 13, 2012
Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Room G22/26, Senate House
Malet Street
United Kingdom


  • Metaphilosophy
  • Wiley-Blackwell

Keynote speakers:

Thomas Baldwin
University of York, UK
Akeel Bilgrami
Columbia University
Thom Brooks
University of Newcastle
Matti Eklund
Cornell University
Steven French
University of Leeds
Hilary Gaskin
Cambridge University Press
Vincent Hendricks
University of Copenhagen
Peter Momtchiloff
Oxford University Press
Tim Mulgan
University of St. Andrews
Robert Stern
University of Sheffield

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This international workshop brings together philosophers and publishers to survey and discuss recent trends and promising lines of philosophical research, aided by the current perspective of today’s editors.


9.45        Registration and Coffee

Morning Session: Chaired by Barry C. Smith (Institute of Philosophy)

10.15     Welcome and Introduction to the workshop

10.30     Thomas Baldwin (Mind)

11.00     Akeel Bilgrami (Journal of Philosophy)

11.30     Coffee break

12.00     Matti Eklund (Philosophical Review)

12.30     Luciano Floridi (Philosophy & Technology)           

1.00 - 2.00 Lunch (own arrangements)

Afternoon Session: Chaired by Armen T. Marsoobian (Metaphilosophy)

14.00     Steven French (BJPS) & Michela Massimi (BJPS)

14.30     Vincent F Hendricks (Synthese)

15.00     Tim Mulgan (Philosophical Quarterly)

15.30     Robert Stern (European Journal of Philosophy)

16.00     Tea break

16.30     Panel discussion:

Chaired by Luciano Floridi (Philosophy & Technology)

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Thom Brooks (Ass of Philosophy Journal Editors and Journal of Moral Philosophy)

Liam Cooper (Wiley-Blackwell)

Hilary Gaskin (Philosophy editor, CUP)

Peter Momtchiloff (Philosophy editor, OUP)

5.30 Wine reception

6.30 Close

Co-organised by Armen Marsoobian (Metaphilosophy), Luciano Floridi (UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics) and Barry C Smith (Institute of Philosophy). With the generous support of Metaphilosophy and Wiley-Blackwell.

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To register please email your name with “Editor’s Cut 13 Jan” as the subject header to [email protected] In the message, please state your fees category (staff and students should indicate their department and/or course). Fees will be taken at the conference venue and you will only be contacted in advance if there is a query with your registration.
FEES (includes teas and reception):
None: Current Faculty (full-time) and Students of University of London Philosophy Departments & individual members of Institute of Philosophy
£5: Students
£10: UK Philosophy Department members & Concession
£20: Standard

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