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Social Ethics Society goes International

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In a matter of three years, the Social Ethics Society has gone international. Recently, Fr. Dexter Veloso (St. Francis Xavier College Seminary), Dr. Christopher Ryan Maboloc (Ateneo de Davao University), Dr. Rogelio Bayod (Cor Jesu College), and Mr. Aldrin Quintero (Notre Dame of Marbel University) have successfully delivered lectures and/or presented papers at the Cross-Cultural Bioethics and Consensus Building Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was held at Chulalongkorn University last November 28-30, 2019. Early this year, Dr. Maboloc and Dr. Bayod also presented important papers during the Human Gene Editing Summit at Chulalongkorn University.

In 2017, Dr. Maboloc and Fr. Veloso attended the Conference on Philosophy and Practice of Bioethics Across and between Cultures at Kumamoto University in Japan. Dr. Maboloc delivered a paper on social justice and disability rights. In 2018, Dr. Maboloc and Dr. Bayod attended the seminal International Conference-Workshop on Philippin…

Call for Papers, SES Journal, Volume 6, Number 1

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Dr. John Weckert and Dr. Juichiro Tanabe will be the Main Speakers for 10th SES Conference next year

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Dr. John Weckert, professor emeritus at Charles Sturt University in Australia, and Dr. Juichiro Tanable, professor at Kumamoto University in Japan, will deliver the main lectures for the 10th SES Conference in October 2020.


The conference, to be hosted by Notre Dame of Marbel University, will be chaired by Dr. Al Quiloppe. According to Dr. Christopher Ryan Maboloc, program chair, bringing world class scholars to Mindanao is the goal of the SES.


Dr. Weckert is an expert in information and computer ethics and is the editor of the journal Nanoethics. Dr. Tanabe, who did his doctorate at the University of Bradford in England, is an expert in peace studies. Both are slated to deliver lectures at NDMU.

NDMU to host 10th SES Conference

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Dr. Al Quiloppe will chair the organizing committee of the 10th Social Ethics Society Conference that will be hosted by Notre Dame of Marbel University in October 2020. The members of the executive committee are Fr. Dex Veloso (finance), Dr. Christopher Ryan Maboloc (program), Fr. Banny Pardillo, Ian Clark Parcon, Aldrin Quintero, Joefer Maninang, Migs Mansueto, Gerry Arambala and Dr. Roger Bayod. The venue is Sarangani Bay in Sarangani Province. The proposed theme is still being discussed. The Call for Papers will be released early next year.


Membership Roster (2019)

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SES holds successful 9th annual conference

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The Social Ethics Society held successfully the 9th edition of its annual conference from October 28-30, 2019 at Sacred Heart Formation Center in Davao City. With the theme "Environmental philosophy, climate justice and global sustainability," the gathering, hosted by Cor Jesu College, was attended by 76 academics from around the country, including Silliman University, the University of the Philippines, De La Salle University, Bohol Island State University, the University of Mindanao, and Ateneo de Davao University, among others. The keynote speaker was Dr. Daniel Mishori of Tel Aviv University. His paper dealt with debunking disciplinary science. The plenary speakers include Dr. Napoleon Mabaquiao Jr. of DLSU, Dr. Al Quillope of NDMU, Dr. Marlon Lofredo of St. Paul University, and Fr. Dexter Veloso of SFXCS. Dr. Alex Niez, VP for Academics of CJC, gave the Opening Remarks. The facilitators were Ian Clark Parcon (ADDU), Joefer Maninang (UM), Migs Mansueto (Letran), Gerry Ara…

All set for the 9th SES Conference

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I am grateful to Cor Jesu College for hosting the 9th SES Conference. Despite the 6.4 quake, CJC has remained firm in its commitment to host this gathering of philosophy professors, researchers and graduate students in the country. I would like to thank Dr. Roger Bayod and Dr. Randy Tudy for the excellent preparations. It is our prayer for CJC to rise and overcome its present predicament after the quake. Institutions are not defined by buildings but by the strength of the will and character of its people. My suggestion to bring SES Conference to CJC in Digos City is meant to emphasize the talent and competence of our scholars and to prove the richness and value of our own philosophical work.

Regional conferences such as the SES strive to develop the potential of young researchers. We hope to become the breeding ground for future leaders in the field. While a lot about philosophy actually involves personal reflection, oral paper presentations will improve the argumentation skill of a …

Sacred Heart Formation Center in Davao City is the new Venue for the 9th SES Conference

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The 9th Social Ethics Society Conference has been moved to a new venue. The event will now be held at Sacred Heart Spirituality and Formation Center in Davao City. The 6.4 magnitude earthquake in the region last October 16, 2019 resulted to a considerable damage to some of the buildings at Cor Jesu College in Digos City.

The keynote speaker, Dr. Daniel Mishori of Tel Aviv University, has already arrived. He will have a week-long immersion in the IP communities of Davao Occidental. A total of 40 papers will be presented in the gathering. The SES conference also includes an educational tour at the Philippine Eagle Center in Malagos, Davao City.


Sarangani is venue for 10th SES Conference

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In a meeting last September 28, 2019, the officers of the Social Ethics Society will consider Sarangani as the venue for the 10th SES Conference in 2020. Notre Dame of Marbel University, through Mr. Aldrin Quintero and Dr. Al Quillope, will be the host of the event. Details will follow soon.


Dr. Christoper Ryan Maboloc to present paper on Greta Thunberg in Bangkok Conference

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Dr. Christopher Ryan Maboloc will be presenting a paper entitled "Defending Greta Thunberg: Environmental Liberalism and Global Climate Justice" in the "Cross-cultural Boethics and Consensus Building in Troubled Times - Engineering our Genes, Societies and Environment: 8th Joint American University of Sovereign Nations and Chulalongkorn University Intensive Bioethics Training Workshop" to be held at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand this coming November 28-30, 2019.




Fr. Dexter Veloso to present paper in Bangkok Conference

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Fr. Dexter Veloso, SES BOD Chairman, will be presenting a paper entitled "Caring for our Common Home: Examining Ethical Paradigms for the Environment" in the "Cross-cultural Boethics and Consensus Building in Troubled Times - Engineering our Genes, Societies and Environment: 8th Joint American University of Sovereign Nations and Chulalongkorn University Intensive Bioethics Training Workshop" to be held at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand this coming November 28-30, 2019.





Dr. Roger Bayod to present paper in Bangkok Conference

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Dr. Rogelio Bayod, SES member and a faculty at Cor Jesu College, will present his paper entitled "The IP continuing struggle to fight orchestrated cultural annihilation: The case of the Philippines" in the "Cross-cultural Boethics and Consensus Building in Troubled Times - Engineering our Genes, Societies and Environment: 8th Joint American University of Sovereign Nations and Chulalongkorn University Intensive Bioethics Training Workshop" to be held at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand this coming November 28-30, 2019.



Aldrin Quintero, SES President, to present paper in Bangkok

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Mr. Aldrin Quintero, SES president, will be presenting his paper entitled "Applying the Capability Approach to Environmental Conservation" in the "Cross-cultural Boethics and Consensus Building in Troubled Times - Engineering our Genes, Societies and Environment: 8th Joint American University of Sovereign Nations and Chulalongkorn University Intensive Bioethics Training Workshop" to be held at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand this coming November 28-30, 2019.