Toby Bollig Wins Morris Judd Essay Prize

Undergraduate Toby Bollig has won the inaugural Morris Judd Undergraduate Essay Prize for the best undergraduate essay submitted on any topic in the values area. An earlier version of his essay, titled “Is Circumventing the Euthyphro Dilemma By Appealing to God’s Nature Problematic?” is available here .

The Morris Colloquium on Medieval Philosophy, April 5-7 2018

On April 5-7, Boulder will be the home to the largest conference in medieval philosophy that has recently taken place in North America. There are 63 talks scheduled, and over 70 scholars coming into town for the event. The Colloquium is made possible thanks especially to the Morris Fund, the...

Boulder Formal Value Theory Workshop, March 19

3rd Boulder Formal Value Theory Workshop New Problems in Theoretical and Practical Rationality Monday, March 19th, 2018 On Monday March 19th the 3rd Boulder Formal Value Theory Workshop will be held. The one-day features six prominent philosophers from Australia, Sweden, and the US. All talks will be held in Hellems...

Duncan Purves Colloquium Talk March 14

Department of Philosophy PhD graduate Duncan Purves (2013) will be giving a talk entitled "The Ethics and Ecology of Genetic Interventions to Prevent Wild Animal Suffering" on March 14, 2018, from 3:00-4:00 in the Sievers Conference Room (S228), in the SEEC (Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Complex) building. Abstract: Facts about...

CVSP Visting Fellows for 2018-19 Announced

The CVSP is pleased to announce the Visiting Fellows for 2018-2019: Nathan Hanna (Drexel University), Cara Nine (University College Cork), and Alex Worsnip (UNC Chapel Hill). For more information click here .

Morris Colloquium 2018: The Self and Its Realizations, June 16-18

The 2018 Morris Colloquium , on the topic "The Self and Its Realizations", will be held June 16-18, 2018. The theme will be interpreted broadly, so as to include a wide range of topics, from the psychology of the self to the nature of the neural mechanisms that implement the...

Call for Submissions: Morris Judd Undergraduate Essay Prize

The 2018 Morris Judd Undergraduate Essay Prize will be awarded to the best undergraduate essay submitted on any topic in the values area. The prize comes with a cash award of $500 as well as formal recognition of the honor at the Department’s spring commencement ceremony. The competition is open...

Eleventh Annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress Call for Papers

Paper submissions for the eleventh annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Conference (RoME) , to be held in Boulder August 9-12, 2018, are now open. Read submission guidelines and information about the conference here .

CVSP Sponsored Events, Week of September 18

The Center for Values and Social Policy is sponsoring two events the week of September 18: a panel event on disaster response and vulnerable populations on Tuesday, September 19 and a public lecture on irrationality and politics on Thursday, September 21. Details for both events are linked below.

Panel event "Vulnerability and Disaster Response", Sept 19

The Center for Values and Social Policy presents a panel event on Vulnerability and Disaster Response Tuesday, Sept. 19th EDUC 220 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. How can disaster response effectively address vulnerable populations, those “left behind” by inequalities in race, class, gender, and bodily impairment? How should the state take...