Practical Philosophy Working Group: Annual Workshop 2017

Practical Philosophy Working Group is an umbrella group for research cooperation within four fields: Political and Legal Philosophy, Applied and Normative Ethics, History of Ethics and Political Philosophy, and Metaethics and Moral Psychology.

The goals of the Practical Philosophy Working Group (PPWG) is to create a productive working environment for research collaboration on current research topics within the respective fields; to facilitate funding applications; and to organize regular and irregular research activities and events.

Programme

Thursday November 23

Room 652 (GM)

09.15 – 09.30 Welcome and Coffee

09.30 – 11.00 Key Note: Daniela Cutas: “Dangerous Liaisons: Parents, Children, and Third Party Reproduction”

11.00 – 11.45 Aksel Sterri: “Sexist Sex Selection”

11.45 – 12.30 Jakob Elster: “You don’t know what it’s like!” – Personal Experience in Moral Argument”

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.15 Andreas Føllesdal: The Legitimacy Critiques of International Courts – Beyond a Taxonomy”

14.15 – 15.00 Alejandra Mancilla: “When Rights are Just claims, and this is Unjust”

15.00 – 15.15 Coffee

15.15 – 16.00 Nadim Khouri: “Narrative Negotiation: Political, not Personal”

16.00 – 16.45 Lars Christie: “The Case against Criminalizing Participation in Terror Organizations”

Friday November 24

Room 652

09.15 – 09.30 Coffee

Parallel Session I

Room 652

09.30 – 11.00 Key Note: Robert Sparrow: “Genetic Technologies and the Future of Mankind”

[Session I continues in Room 652. Session II starts in Room 452, 11.15.]

11.15 – 12.00 Ole Martin Moen: “Brave New Farm”

12.00 – 12.45 Robert Huseby and Kim Angell: “Affected Interests and Weighted Votes”

12.45 – 13.45 Lunch

13.45 – 14.30 Andreas Eriksen: “Reclaiming Responsibility”

14.30 – 14.45 Coffee

14.45 – 15.30 Espen Dyrnes Stabell and Daniel Steel: “Precaution and Fairness. A Framework for Distributing Costs of Protection from Environmental Risks”

Parallel Session II

Room 452 (GM)

11.15 – 12.00 Edmund Henden: “Autonomy and Addiction: A Dual-Process Account”

12.00 – 12.45 Andreas Brekke Carlsson: “Shame, Fittingness and Desert”

12.45 – 13.45 Lunch

13.45 – 14.30 Jerœn Rijnders: “Discrimination in the Bedroom: Sexual Preferences, Character Development, and Moral Responsibility”

14.30 – 14.45 Coffee

14.45 – 15.30 Ainar Petersen Miyata: “Blameworthy Bumping and the Duty to Nudge”

15.30 – 16.15 Mathias Slåttholm Sagdahl: “The Importance of Non-Comparability for Practical Reason”

 

Additional Event on Friday November 24

“Should we Welcome the Sex Robots?”

Discussion between Robert Sparrow and Ole Martin Moen.

Time: 17.15 – 18.45.

Place: RF-kjelleren (Wilhelm Bjerknes Hus), Blindern.

Published Nov. 14, 2017 12:01 PM - Last modified July 19, 2019 4:00 PM