New Symposium on Victor Tadros’ To Do, To Die, To Reason Why (Mind)

This symposium appears in Mind (2023), guest edited by Helen Frowe. The papers for were originally presented at a joint workshop on Victor Tadros’ To Do, To Die, To Reason Why: Individual Ethics in War (OUP, 2020), co-hosted by Princeton University and the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace, Stockholm University, co-sponsored by the Society for Applied Philosophy, Princeton University and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

Find out more details, including links to all articles, on our symposium page.

Published 28th August 2023

Heritage and War: Ethical Issues – a new collection of essays

The Stockholm Centre is part of an ongoing collaborative project on the protection of cultural heritage in war, led by Professor Derek Matravers of the Open University and Professor Helen Frowe.

Findings of the project are published, among other places, in Heritage and War: Ethical Issues (Oxford, Oxford University Press), a volume edited by William Bülow, Helen Frowe, Derek Matravers, and Joshua Lewis Thomas. This collection of original essays provides a range of theoretical perspectives on the destruction and protection of cultural heritage while challenging existing views. The volume also serves as an introduction to the current state of the debate and explores ways of developing the discussion.

More information on the book can be found here.

More information on the research project may be found here.

Published 14th March 2023

Symposium on Causation in War

Symposium on Causation in War‘, a result of SCEWP and Kings College London’s ‘Conversations on War’ project, is out now in the Journal of Applied Philosophy! Check out articles by Carolina Sartorio, Helen Beebee & Alex Kaiserman, and Lars Christie, with an introduction from Helen Frowe & Massimo Renzo.

The Conversations on War project ‘explores how philosophers working on the ethics of war can draw on researchin other areas of philosophy to improve our accounts of harming in war and how research on the ethics of war might challenge or illuminate work in those other areas.The first instance of this project brought together a broad group of philosophers: Helen Frowe, Massimo Renzo, Victor Tadros, Yitzhak Benbaji, Helen Beebee, David Owens, Carolina Sartorio, Lars Christie, James Goodrich, Seth Lazar, Adam Slavny, Hagit Benbaji, François Tanguay-Renaud, Lisa Hecht, Alexander Kaiserman, and Gustaf Arrhenius.’

Published 4th August 2020