– Dunedin Conference Gathers Leading Philosophical Minds
06/02/2011 reports that professors and academics from the foremost universities worldwide will be meeting in Dunedin for Australasia’s leading philosophy conference.

Online PR News – 02-June-2011 – – For six days between 3rd and 8th July 2011, lecturers will be discussing the latest theories for the Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) Conference. The forum will be addressing a range of topics, each one submitted by the attendees to ensure the event holds talks relevant on the most topical issues. The conference is being held with AAP New Zealand and also with the annual conference for the Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (ASACP) to include wider perspectives for discussion.

The keynote address will come from Jeff McMahan who teaches at Rutgers University and who holds qualifications from Oxford and Cambridge and his theories on war killings and vegetarianism have made it to publication. He’s set to share his knowledge on his speciality subjects which are practical and normative ethics, legal theory and political philosophy.

For the event abstracts are being submitted and some of the included subjects are going to look at ‘Causal Analysis of Complex Developing Systems’ by Dr Matt Gers from Victoria University in Wellington and ‘Wave function Possibilism’ by Dr Peter Lewis at the University of Miami.

Around 300 lecturers will be attending and with a large percentage coming from overseas universities more people will be looking for a Dunedin hotel near the Otago University where the conference will run.

Lek Boonlert, marketing head at commented: “Hotels nearest to the campus will be in short supply so any attendees are advised to book ahead online.”