Contractualism, Risk, and Population Ethics

Ort: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Beginn: 06.10.2017 09:00
Ende: 07.10.2017 14:00

This workshop will address issues concerning population ethics and the bearing of risk on the moral permissibility of individual actions; a particular focus will be the resources and limits of contractualism as a framework for thinking about these questions.


Discussions will take as their starting point some recent work on these topics by Johann Frick (Princeton University), who will be present at the workshop in Berlin. Papers will be sent out to participants in advance of the workshop.


Other invited participants include Christoph Fehige (Saarbrücken), Rainer Forst (Frankfurt), Tim Henning (Stuttgart), Ulrike Heuer (Leeds), Erasmus Mayr (Erlangen), Kirsten Meyer (HU Berlin), Lukas Meyer (Graz), Véronique Munoz-Dardé (UCL/Berkeley), Juri Viehoff (Zürich).


Organized by the Einstein Ethics Group (http://www.einsteinethics.de)


To register, please email contact@einsteinethics.de by September 22.

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