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  • 9th International Conference on Applied Ethics: 'Security, Sustainability and Human Flourishing' October 31 - November 2 (Fri–Sun), 2014


  • Call for Papers

    We are delighted to announce the 9th International Conference on Applied Ethics on October 31 - November 2, 2014, at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan.

    We invite papers written towards the conference theme of security, sustainability and human flourishing and will give these preferences, but we also welcome papers in applied ethics, broadly construed, that address philosophical, political, economic, social, and cultural issues in applied ethics beyond the conference theme.
    This includes, but is not limited to:
    meta/normative ethics, bio/medical ethics, engineering ethics, ethics of science and technology, information ethics, environmental ethics, business ethics, feminist/gender/sexuality ethics, philosophy of sex, political philosophy, moral psychology, and international/global ethics.

    Registration Form [PDF] [DOC]

    Confirmed speakers include:
    Nancy Sherman (Georgetown)
    Dale Jamieson (NYU)
    Alan Soble (Drexel)
    Philip Brey (Twente)

    Those participants who wish to present papers are requested to submit a 150–300 word abstract in a MS-Word file (.doc) to CAEP (caep@let.hokudai.ac.jp) by Monday, June 30, 2014.
    All submitted abstracts are subject to peer review.

    Presented papers may be considered for publication in both our print and electronic journal upon submission and review.

    Up to ten travel awards of between 20,000 and 30,000 JPY (equivalent to approx. 200–300 USD) are available for overseas graduate students and non-tenured scholars who present papers. The grant application form is available:

    All queries should be sent to: caep@let.hokudai.ac.jp

    Grant Application Form [PDF] [DOC]




  • 8th International Conference on Applied Ethics: 'Applied Ethics in an Era of Emerging Technologies' November 1-3 (Fri-Sun), 2013

  • Program [PDF]
    Campus Map
    Building W (vicinity map) [PDF]

  • We are delighted to announce the 8th International Conference on Applied Ethics on November 1-3, 2013, at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan.

    We invite papers written towards the conference theme of emerging technologies and will give these preference, but we also welcome papers in applied ethics, broadly construed, that address political, economic, social, and cultural issues in applied ethics beyond the conference theme.
    This includes, but is not limited to: meta/normative ethics, bio/medical ethics, engineering ethics, ethics of science and technology, information ethics, environmental ethics, business ethics, feminist/gender/sexuality ethics, and international/global ethics.

    Registration Form [PDF] [DOC]
    Lodging and Travel Information [PDF]

    Confirmed speakers include:
    John Kleinig (City University of New York)
    Paul B. Thompson (Michigan State University)
    Peter-Paul Verbeek (University of Twente)
    Timothy F. Murphy (University of Illinois)

    Conference Chair: Shunzo Majima
    Program Committee: Nobuo Kurata, Tomoyuki Yamada, Tomohiko Kondo



  • SOCREAL 2013 October 25-27, 2013


    • Brief Overview:
    • The aim of SOCREAL Workshop is to bring together researchers working on diverse aspects of such interaction in logic, philosophy, ethics, computer science, cognitive science and related fields in order to share issues, ideas, techniques, and results.

    • Invited speakers include:
    • Thomas Ågotnes (University of Bergen, Norway, and Southwest University, China)
    • Johan van Benthem (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Stanford University, USA)
    • Fenrong Liu (Tsinghua University, China)
    • Tomoyuki Yamada (Hokkaido University, Japan)
    • Berislav Žarnić (University of Split, Croatia)

    • http://www.hucc.hokudai.ac.jp/~k15696/home/sr13/index.html



    • Seventh International Conference on Applied Ethics (October 26-28, 2012)
      'Risk, Justice and Liberty'

    • Poster [PDF]
      Program [PDF]
      Campus Map
      Building W (vicinity map) [PDF]
      Building W (floor map) [PDF]


    • We are delighted to announce the Seventh International Conference on Applied Ethics on 26-28 October 2012 at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

      We invite the submission of papers related to (but not limited to) the following topics:
      meta/normative ethics, bio/medical ethics, engineering ethics, ethics of science and technology, information ethics, environmental ethics, business ethics, feminist ethics, international/global ethics.

      Since the main theme of this year's conference is 'Risk, Justice and Liberty', we particularly encourage contributions addressing the theme; however, we also welcome submissions on topics that address social, cultural, political, economic areas of applied ethics beyond the conference theme.
      Registration Form [PDF] [DOC]
      Lodging and Travel Information [PDF]

      Confirmed speakers include:
      Simon Blackburn (Cambridge)
      Kristin Shrader-Frechette (Notre Dame)
      Ruth Chadwick (Cardiff)
      Seumas Miller (Charles Sturt and Delft)
      Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Duke)

      Conference Chair: Shunzo Majima
      Program Chair: Takashi Masubuchi





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