Steve Cooke

measuring the boundaries of our nation by the sun

CFP: MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, Session on “Animals in Political Theory”

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MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory – Ninth Annual Conference

Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), University of Manchester, 5th – 7th September 2012

Workshop on Animals in Political Theory

Convenor: Steve Cooke (University of Manchester)

Abstracts are invited for a workshop on Animal in Political Theory at the MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Animal Rights
  • Animals and Global Justice
  • Animals and Democratic Theory
  • Animal Liberation
  • Liberalism and Animals
  • Animals and Political Thought

If you would like to present a paper at this workshop, please send a 500-word abstract (or a full paper) to stephen.cooke@manchester.ac.uk by 15 May 2012.

Contributions are welcome from the fields of political theory/philosophy, history of philosophy, and ethics.

Conference website: http://manceptworkshops2012.wordpress.com/

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Author: Steve Cooke

I work in normative ethics, specialising in animal and environmental ethics and political philosophy.

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