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Conference: The nature and value of childhood

Conference: The nature and value of childhood

 

Currently there is widespread philosophical interest in children's rights, parental rights and duties, and wider issues concerning good parenting and the social organisation of childrearing. Yet, to fully address these topics one needs to assume an answer to the question of 'What is a child?' To know who owes what to children in any detail, we need to know what distinguishes childhood from adulthood, and to answer questions about the relative value of childhood and adulthood in the overall life of a human being.

 

Call for Publications Theme: The Idea of Human Rights Publication

Call for Publications Theme: The Idea of Human Rights Publication: Theoria and Praxis: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Thought Date: Vol. 2, No. 1 (June 2014) Deadline: 30.4.2014 __________________________________________________

Human rights have become a dominant political discourse in the 21st century. Its impact has been felt across the globe and has become irretrievably bound up with issues of development, social justice, racial and gender equality, and sexual orientation.

Philosophy, Religion and Public Policy

Philosophy, Religion and Public Policy: A two-day conference at the University of Chester as part of the AHRC Philosophy and Religious Practices Research Network 8th-9th April 2014 http://philosophyreligion.wordpress.com/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers Clayton Crockett, University of Central Arkansas Adam Dinham, Goldsmiths College, London Elaine Graham, University of Chester

The Fourteenth International Congress for Eighteenth-Century Studies

ISECS 2015 | FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

The Fourteenth International Congress for Eighteenth-Century Studies Opening Markets, Trade and Commerce in the Eighteenth Century Erasmus University Rotterdam, July 26-July 31, 2015

The Congress of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS) is the world's largest Eighteenth-Century meeting, and takes place every four years. Recent ISECS congresses have been held in Dublin (1999), Los Angeles (2003), Montpellier (2007) and Graz (2011).

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