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CFP: Workshop/Research Retreat on Applied Epistemology at the Prindle Institute for Ethics

Applied philosophy examines the questions that are most central and relevant to the ways that we live our lives. Many of these questions are epistemic in nature, since questions about what can be known, understood, and reasonably believed, and questions about how we ought to understand the world around us relate directly to our lives. Applied ...continue reading "Applied Epistemology Research Retreat and Workshop"

APPE 2018 Conference
Vivian Weil Lecture
featuring Eleonore Pauwels

The Vivian Weil Lecture is held to honor the memory of Dr. Vivian Weil, Professor of Philosophy and former director of the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Weil was a founding member ...continue reading "APPE – Vivian Weil Lecture"

Join us for the pre-conference 2018 Ethics Center Directors Summit
Thursday, March 1st

The Ethics Center Directors Summit is the largest gathering of ethics center leadership in the country. It happens every year as part of the APPE annual conference. If you direct an ethics center or are thinking about starting one, join us at the next annual conference to connect with peers and share best practices for leading an ethics center.

Register Now ...continue reading "APPE Ethics Center Directors Summit"

Authors On The Program

Drue H. Barrett and Leonard W. Ortmann

Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe

This Open Access book highlights the ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in the practice of public health. It is also a tool to support instruction, debate, and dialogue regarding public health ethics. Although the practice of public health has always included consideration of ethical issues, the field of public health ethics as a discipline is a relatively new and emerging area.  There are few practical training ...continue reading "APPE – Authors on the program and more"

APPE is pleased to announce that Teaching Research Ethics and Scientific Integrity, a pre-conference workshop, will be held in conjunction with the Twenty-seventh Annual Conference of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics.

The workshop will be a forum for novice and experienced ethics educators to learn about new and in-development resources for teaching research ethics, scientific integrity, and science and engineering ethics broadly. A combination of ...continue reading "APPE – Teaching Research Ethics and Scientific Integrity"

We invite you to attend the Graduate and Early Career Scholar Seminar at APPE 2018.

Thursday, March 1st

This highly interactive seminar is intended for graduate students and early career scholars who are currently teaching classes in ethics (for less than three years) or who have plans to do so. It is designed to boost confidence, confront pedagogical issues and provide philosophical comfort. Topics to be covered include determining goals for the teaching of ethics, pedagogy for personal and professional ...continue reading "APPE – Graduate and Early Career Scholars Seminar in Teaching Ethics"

Ethics And Error In Medicine Mini Conference

March 3rd 1:15pm - March 4th 1:45pm

Medical error cannot be completely avoided or foreseen. Nevertheless, it raises a host of ethical issues because of patients’ dependence on their doctors’ expert judgment and the effects of medical mistakes on patient safety and public health. Medical providers and hospitals may be ethically blameworthy if they do not take care to prevent mistakes, if they do not communicate honestly ...continue reading "APPE – Ethics and Error in Medicine"

APPE would like to invite your program to reserve a table at our annual conference's IEB Student Career Fair.

On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 5:30-7:30pm, APPE is planning a career fair for the approximately 300 college students who participate in Ethics Bowl, as well as for any students at the concurrent APPE Annual Conference who wish to attend. Our Ethics Bowl undergraduate students ...continue reading "APPE Ethics Bowl Career Fair"

A letter from Trisha Phillips, Interim Director

We are organizing the largest APPE conference ever, and we couldn't do it without the support of our members and friends.

If you are a 2018 conference sponsor: thank you.

If you are not a conference sponsor, but would like to be, it's not too late!

We still have a selection of sponsorship opportunities available. For example, ...continue reading "“Are you a 2018 APPE conference sponsor?”"

The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics today announced via email two special events for the upcoming annual conference:

  • Ethics Center Directors Summit (March 1)
  • APPE STEM Special Interest Group Panel (March 2)

More information can be found below and the APPE Web site. ...continue reading "Two announcements from APPE"