A Brief Report on the Tenth International Conference on Applied Ethics and Philosophy 28–30 October 2016, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan
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Located in Sapporo, Japan, Hokkaido University’s Centre of Applied Ethics and Philosophy held their 10th International Conference on Applied Ethics and Philosophy from the 28–30th October, 2016. The conference consisted of plenary sessions, panel discussions, and conference presentations, focusing on the theme of “The Past, Present and Future of Applied Ethics”. There were four plenary speakers, Ruth Chadwick (“Complementarity in Applied Ethics: How Far Have We Come?”), Michael Davis (“How Applied Should Applied Ethics Be?”), Peter G. Stone (“Ethical Issues Relating to the Protection of Cultural Property and Cultural Heritage during Armed Conflict”), and Robert Sparrow (“Robots, Rape, and Representation”). The 4th International Workshop on Philosophy and Logic of Social Reality (SOCREAL) was a satellite workshop.
The theme of the conference encompassed many different aspects of ethics and philosophy, which were explored through the conference presentations made by Japanese and...