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Jason Millar presents to UN committee

On April 15, Jason Millar was invited to provide testimony at an informal meeting of experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons at the United Nations in Geneva. The meeting was held under the framework of the UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW). The purpose of the CCW is to “ban or restrict the use of specific types of weapons that are considered to cause unnecessary or unjustifiable suffering to combatants or to affect civilians indiscriminately” (CCW Website).

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Several new books by Department faculty already in 2015

The Philosophy Department is already off to a great start to 2015 in terms of major publications, and more will be published soon. Two new faculty-authored books are:

    Joshua Mozersky's Time, Language, and Ontology  (Oxford University Press), and

    Paul Fairfield's Death: A Philosophical Inquiry (Routledge).

There also is one co-edited new volume:

    Jane Boulden and Will Kymlicka (eds) International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity (Oxford)

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