- Ethics Etc - http://ethics-etc.com -

UCL Ethics of Risk Workshop and Conference

Date: November 10-11, 2010
Location: UCL (Nov 10) and Senate House, University of London (Nov 11)

November 10
Ethics of Risk Workshop
Location Gavin De Beer Lecture Theatre
9.30 Registration

10.00 Dave Holly “Models of Moral Reasoning and Risk”

11.15 Madeleine Hayenhjelm ‘The Fair Distribution of Risk’

12.30 Lunch

1.30 Mike Otsuka and Alex Voorhoeve ‘The Priority View And Cases Involving Risk’

2.45 Tea

3.15 Jo Wolff ‘Five Types of Risky Situation’

November 11, 2010
Moral Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Location: Senate Room, Senate House, Malet Street
9.30 Registration

10.00 Luc Bovens (LSE) 10.00 – Ethics, Risk and Public Works: An Economic Model of Optimal Risk Reduction (Joint work with Marc Fleurbaey)

11.15 Sabine Roesler (Delft)

12.30 Lunch

1.30 Sven Ove Hansson (Stockholm)

2.45 Tea

3.15 John Broome (Oxford) ‘The Most Important Thing About Climate Change’

The workshop and conference are supported by the AHRC. Registration is free, but to register please email Madeleine Hayenhjelm at m.hayenhjelm (at) ucl.ac.uk stating whether you would like to attend one or both days.

Note that the workshop will be held at UCL, while the conference is co-hosted by the Institute of Philosophy in Senate House, University of London.