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There is an upcoming workshop entitled “The Economy of the Soul: Rational Choice and Moral Decision-Making,” which is sponsored by the British Academy and the LSE Choice Group, and co-sponsored by the UCL Ethics of Risk Project, funded by the AHRC.

The location for registration, coffee and all talks is now: New Academic Building (NAB) Room 104, at the London School of Economics.

Organized by: Alex Voorhoeve, E-mail: a.e.voorhoeve@lse.ac.uk, Tel (Harvard office): +1-617-4951927. Due to space limitations, this event is open only to registered participants. Please e-mail a.e.voorhoeve@lse.ac.uk to register.

Draft Programme
Venue: New Academic Building (NAB) Room 104, LSE. Directions.

Friday November 21

10:00-10:30
Registration and coffee

10:30-11:40
Ray Dolan
(Wellcome Trust Neuroimaging Unit, UCL)
“Emotion and rationality”

11:50-13:00
Jean-Francois Bonnefon
(Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; Cognitive Science)
“Deductive reasoning about the consequences of moral and immoral behaviour”
(with E. Billaut)

13:00-13:55
Lunch in Senior Dining Room, LSE (at own expense)

14:00-15:10
Ken Binmore
(LSE; Philosophy),
Alex Voorhoeve
(LSE; Philosophy) and
Brian Wallace
(UCL; ELSE)
“Similarity-Based Decision-Making in Moral Decisions: Experimental Results”

15:20-16:30
Joshua Greene
(Harvard; Psychology)
“The Secret Joke of Kant’s Soul: Emotion and Cognition in Moral Judgment”

16:30-16:50
Coffee and tea

16:50-18:00
S. Matthew Liao
(Oxford; Philosophy)
“Improving moral judgments: lessons from Haidt’s social intuitionist model”

18:00-18:45
Drinks at George IV

Circa 19:00 Dinner (free for speakers)

Saturday November 22

9:30-10:00
Coffee and tea

10:00-11:10
Ariel Rubinstein
(Tel Aviv/NYU; Economics)
“Response time studies in decision making”

11:20-12:30
Marco Mariotti
(Queen Mary; Economics)
“One million answers to twenty questions: choosing by checklist”
(with M. Mandler and P. Manzini)

12:30-13:25
Lunch – location to be decided

13:30-14:40
Pierre Jacob
(Institut Jean Nicod; Philosophy) and
Emmanuel Dupoux
(Laboratoire de Science Cognitive et Psycholinguistique; Psychology)
“A tripartite architecture for human moral cognition”

14:50-16:00
Marc Fleurbaey
(Paris/LSE; Economics/Philosophy)
and Bertil Tungodden
(Norwegian School of Economics)
The tyranny of aggregation versus the tyranny of non-aggregation: A theoretical puzzle or a real dilemma?

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For more information, see workshop website.


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