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May
10
2016

Workshop

Workshop on deontological approaches to population ethics


This workshop is a part of the project Valuing future lives funded by the Swedish Research Council. It will take place at the Institute for Futures Studies, Holländargatan 13 in Stockholm.

If you are interested in attending this workshop or have any other questions, please contact Timothy Campbell or Elizabeth Finneron-Burns.

Tuesday, May 10

08:50 – 9:00       Introduction 
*09:00 – 10:15    Melinda Roberts (TCNJ): “Modal Constraints on Solving the
                           Nonidentity Problem”
                            Commentator: Per Algander (Uppsala)
                            Chair: Krister Bykvist (Stockholm, SU)
10:15 – 10:45     Coffee
10:45 – 12:00     David Wasserman (Department of Bioethics, National Institutes
                            of Health): “An Error Theory for the Wrongdoing Intuition”
                            Commentator: Saul Smilansky (Haifa)
                            Chair: Göran Duus-Otterström
12:00 – 13:30      Lunch
13:30 – 14:45     Rivka Weinberg (Scripps): “Procreative Asymmetries, Risk, and
                           Responsibility”
                           Commentator: Susanne Burri (LSE)
                            Chair: Elizabeth Finneron-Burns (Stockholm, IF)
14:45 – 15:00     Short Coffee Break
15:00 – 16:15     Johann Frick (Princeton): “Conditional Reasons and the Procreation
                           Asymmetry”
                           Commentator: Tim Campbell (Stockholm, IF)
                           Chair: Karim Jebari (Stockholm, IF)
16:15 – 16:45     Coffee
16:45 – 18:00     Stephen Gardiner (Washington): “Accepting Collective Responsibility
                           for the Future”
                           Commentator: Elizabeth Finneron-Burns (Stockholm, IF)
                           Chair: Per Algander (Uppsala)
18:00 – 19:00     Drinks reception
19:30                  Workshop dinner

 
Wednesday, May 11

09:30 – 10:45    Simon Caney (Oxford): “Extending Principles of Distributive Justice from
                          the Intragenerational to the Intergenerational Context”
                          Commentator: Karim Jebari (Stockholm, IF)
                          Chair: Tim Campbell (Stockholm, IF)
10:45 – 11:15   Coffee
11:15 – 12:30    Rahul Kumar (Queen’s): “Risking and Wronging Future Generations”
                          Commentator: Daniel Ramöller (Stockholm, SU)
                          Chair: Göran Duus-Otterström (Gothenburg, GU)
12:30 – 14:00    Lunch
14:00 – 15:15    Elizabeth Finneron-Burns (Stockholm, IF): “What’s Wrong With
                          Extinction?”                        
                          Commentator: Göran Duus-Otterström (Gothenburg, GU)
                          Chair: Daniel Ramöller (Stockholm, SU)
15:15 – 15:45   Coffee
15:45 – 17:00    Saul Smilansky (Haifa): “Nonidentity, Indignation and Individualism”
                          Commentator: David Wasserman (Department of Bioethics, National
                          Institutes of Health)
                          Chair: Gustaf Arrhenius (Stockholm, IF)