CPP @ APA Eastern 2009

John Lango has put together another very good session for this year’s upcoming Eastern APA meeting. Everyone is encouraged to attend and here are the details: APA EASTERN DIVISION MEETING 2009 TUESDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 29, 2009 GROUP SESSION IX 1:30-4:30 p.m. GIX-2. Concerned Philosophers for Peace Topic: “Ethics and AfPak: Ethical Issues about U.S. Involvement […]

CPP 2009 Advance Program

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON/CONCERNED PHILOSOPHERS FOR PEACE CONFERENCE ON “COMMUNITIES OF JUSTICE” NOVEMBER 5-7, 2009 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5 Pre-Conference Reception: 8 p.m. (ArtStreet facility) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6 Session 1, 9am-10:45am Room A: Global Politics “Orientalism in the Global War on Terror” by Nathan Eckstrand, Duquesne University “How Some Definitions (and Their Applications) of ‘Terrorism’ Are Better […]

CPP 2009 Registration

CONCERNED PHILOSOPHERS FOR PEACE TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL CONFERENCE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON, DAYTON, OH NOVEMBER 5-7, 2009 “COMMUNITIES OF JUSTICE” KEYNOTE SPEAKER: ANGELA DAVIS Cost: $50.00 including Thursday and Friday Receptions, Friday and Saturday breakfast (Saturday night Banquet is an additional $25.) Checks payable to: Department of Philosophy. Send registration to: Linda Mckinley Department of Philosophy University […]

CPP at APA Central 2009

CPP at APA Central Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago Saturday, February 21, 12:15-2:15, session GV-5 Chair: Danielle Poe, University of Dayton “Turning Swords Into Ploughshares: The Transformative Possibilities of Winter Soldier Movements,” Tracey Nicholls, Lewis University “Ethics as First Philosophy:King, Levinas, and the Praxis of Peace,” Scott Davidson, Oklahoma City University and Maria D. Davidson, […]

CPP 2008 Final Schedule and Hotel

(updated Oct. 19) CONCERNED PHILOSOPHERS FOR PEACE TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE SUNY CORTLAND, CORTLAND NY OCTOBER 30-31, NOVEMBER 1-2, 2008 “RESISTING WAR, EDUCATING FOR PEACE” KEYNOTE SPEAKER: ARUN GANDHI Cost: $75.00 including Thursday Reception, Friday and Saturday lunches, Saturday night Banquet. Checks payable to Center for Ethics, Peace and Social Justice Conference Hotel Country Inn and […]

CPP at APA Eastern 2008

John Lango has put together a very fine CPP session (see below) for the APA Eastern Division meeting this coming December. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend: THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ASSOCIATION, EASTERN DIVISION ONE HUNDRED FIFTH ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM DECEMBER 27-30, 2008 Philadelphia, PA- Marriott Hotel GROUP PROGRAM SUNDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 28, 2008 GROUP […]

Étienne de la Boétie: Discourse of Voluntary Servitude

In a 1963 anthology, The Quiet Battle: Writings on the Theory and Practice of Non-violent Resistance (paperback by Beacon, 1968), edited and introduced by Mulford Quickert Sibley, Étienne de la Boétie receives attention as the first modern voice of nonviolence. An English translation of Boétie’s Discourse of Voluntary Servitude (1548) is offered by two internet […]