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Seminar series, workshops and one-off public events

University of Brighton Philosophy Study Day

26th September 2014 A one-day conference organised by the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics and the Royal Institute of Philosophy for AS & A Level students interested in exploring a combination of classic and contemporary philosophical questions. Professor Bob… Continue Reading →

Rethinking Politics: the work of Wendy Brown

September – October 2013  This research seminar, hosted by CAPPE and the Faculty of Arts, iwas aimed at staff and research students interested in contemporary politics, philosophy and critical theory. Every year we focus on a different theorist or issue,… Continue Reading →

Thinking the Political: The Work of Ernesto Laclau

November 2012- May 2013 Third CAPPE Research Seminar Series in Political Philosophy This research seminar, hosted by CAPPE and the Faculty of Arts, is aimed at staff and PhD students interested in contemporary politics, philosophy and critical theory. Every year… Continue Reading →

Ethics, Evil and Violence: The Cases of Torture and War

Workshop | 26 March 2013 Organised by the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics & Ethics, University of Brighton, this workshop aimed to explore whether torture and/or war are ever morally justifiable or not. Programme 10.00 – 10.30: Registration/Coffee 10.30 –… Continue Reading →

Who is the Democratic Agent? Making Democracy Network ‘Making the Democratic Agent’ Project

1-2 March 2013 Hosted by CEVI, Ghent University, Belgium  There are voluminous libraries of texts that describe both how ‘democracies’ do work, and how different thinkers argue they should work. Within this literature, there is a wide range of: analysed… Continue Reading →

Adam Smith: Lessons for the Left

20 January 2012 A one-day symposium at the University of Brighton It is now well established that Adam Smith’s purloining by the Neo-liberal Thatcherites in the 1980s represented a partial and superficial interpretation of his work, based on a particular… Continue Reading →

Critical Theorists on Capitalism, the Financial Crisis and Political Responses: 2008-10

October 2010 – May 2011 This research seminar, hosted by CAPPE  is aimed at PhD students and staff interested in contemporary politics, philosophy and critical theory. Every year we focus on a different theorist or topic. For the 2010/11 academic… Continue Reading →

Organ transplants: beyond ‘opting in or opting out?’

Friday 25 March 2011 A one-day invitation-only workshop co-hosted by the Brighton & Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics & Ethics (CAPPE), University of Brighton Time: 1100 – 1700 Venue: Brighton & Sussex Medical School,… Continue Reading →

Public Debate | The Politics of State and Student Violence

25 January 2011 On Thursday 9 December 2010, MPs were asked to approve a motion tabled by Vince Cable, the business secretary, allowing universities to increase tuition fees to up to £9,000 from September 2012. Under the Higher Education Act,… Continue Reading →

J. S. Mill and the Left, a one-day colloquium

A one-day colloquium organised by the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE) Speakers: Tim Huzar (University of Brighton): Freedom of Speech Helen McCabe (Oxford University): Mill’s Socialism Paul Reynolds (Edgehill University): Utilitarianism & Democracy Kate Soper (University of… Continue Reading →

Research Seminar in Politics and Philosophy: Alain Badiou

October 2009-May 2010 CAPPE 2009 – 2010 Annual Research Seminar in Politics and Philosophy: Alain Badiou Slavoj Zizek has described Alain Badiou as the greatest living philosopher. This course engages in a critical reading of Badiou’s work. The course is aimed… Continue Reading →

CAPPE Election Time Debate 2010

28 April 2010 Students and staff were invited to participate in The CAPPE Election Time Debate ahead of the General Election held Thursday 6 May 2010. This ‘Question Time style’ debate was a chance to challenge electoral candidates prior to… Continue Reading →

Debates in Contemporary Philosophy and Critical Theory

January – March 2010 From Adorno to Zizek: Open lecture and debate sessions on key issues in contemporary philosophy Participants in the lecture series should read at least one of the primary sources listed for each week. These recommendations are… Continue Reading →

Ethics and the Public Use of Images of War

12th Nov 2008 | Brighton Photo Biennial Do we need to see what war does to people? Ought we have to see it? When does shock give way to lazy acceptance? How do photographers decide what we see and manipulate… Continue Reading →

Torture and Terror: Ethics, Politics and the “War on Terror”

12 May 2007 | Public lecture As part of the Brighton Fringe Festival, Bob Brecher and Mark Devenney, both from University of Brighton, discussed the claim that torture is justified in response to the threat of terrorist atrocities. Two presentations… Continue Reading →

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