CPP @ APA – Pacific 2014

April 16, Wednesday Evening, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Westin Gaslamp Quarter 910 Broadway Circle San Diego, California 92101 Group Meeting G2A Concerned Philosophers for Peace Topic: Philosophy, Peace, and Exigent Circumstances Speakers: Ron Hirschbein (Walden University) “‘Hell No! We Won’t Go!’: Vietnam Draft Resistance” Ovadia Ezra (Tel Aviv University) “Civil Disobedience: A Refusenik’s […]

Hamblet – Harvesting the Human

Wendy Hamblet – Harvesting the Human: Force and Persuasion in Human Societies Concerned Philosophers for Peace Newsletter Online Excerpt: Cultures are nothing but epistemic communities, sites where a people’s experiences are assigned collective meanings, evolving worldviews where truths, inherited from the past (“traditions”), are endlessly reinterpreted and reconstructed to articulate and explain new realities, new […]

CPP – APA Central (Feb. 27, 2014)

Thursday Evening, February 27: 5:30–7:30 p.m. Group Session GIII-9 : Concerned Philosophers for Peace Session Topic: “Forgiveness, Letting Die, and Species Neutrality” Chair: Greg Moses (Texas State University) Title: “The Problem of Identity in Forgiveness” Presenter: Wim Laven, Doctoral student in International Conflict Management, Kennesaw State University Title: “Dangers of Letting Die in Conflict Situations” […]

Call for Chapters – Struggles for Recognition: Nonviolent Movements for Individual and Group Recognition

When individuals, peoples and states struggle for recognition conflict often ensues. How can those who study peace have a positive impact on these struggles? Are there ways of channeling the conflicts that surround attempts to gain political and social recognition into constructive and nonviolent resolution? What tools can philosophers bring to these struggles that might […]

CPP 2013 @ Yosemite : Call for Papers

Concerned Philosophers for Peace 2013 National Conference Yosemite National Park October 24-27 Call for Papers Theme: The Nature of Peace and the Peace of Nature We invite paper proposals on the following topics (other topics relevant to the mission of the society are encouraged):   Environmental activism and nonviolence Sustainability and peace Deep ccology and […]

CPP 2012: Mercer U

Concerned Philosophers for Peace 2012 Theme: “Struggles for Recognition: Individuals, Peoples, and States” 2012 Conference, Oct. 26-27, 2012 Mercer University, Macon, Georgia U.S.A. Preliminary Program (Version: September 21) THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2012 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Informal gathering at Jittery Joe’s Coffee Shop 1635 Montpelier Ave., Macon, Georgia 31201 http://www.jitteryjoes.com/locations/ FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012 […]

CPP @ APA Eastern Atlanta 2012

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 29th GIX – 1.  Concerned Philosophers for Peace 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Topic: Assessing the Philosopher King: Reflections on themes from the book The Liberatory Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr. Chair: Gail Presbey (University of Detroit – Mercy) Speakers: Robert E. Birt (Bowie State University) “The Liberatory Thought of Martin Luther […]

CPP @ APA Central New Orleans 2013

Group session 27 Sponsored by Concerned Philosophers for Peace tentative time  Saturday, February 23, 12:15 PM- 2:15 PM Topic: Love, Justice for Nonhumans, and Risking Oneself Greg Moses (Independent Scholar), chair, “” Predrag Cicovacki (College of the Holy Cross), speaker, “Strength to Love and be Nonviolent: Analyzing King’s Sermons” Carlo Filice (State University of New […]

CPP @ APA Central, Feb. 17, 2012

Concerned Philosophers for Peace: Group Meeting Central APA February 15-18, 2012 Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL Session Title: “Philosophies of Nonviolence” Friday, Feb. 17 7:30pm – 10:30pm Chair: Danielle Poe CPP President Presentations: “Tolstoy’s Ethics of Christian Love and Nonviolence” Predrag Cicovacki College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA “The Philosophy of Nonviolence of the […]