Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health

Ethics of Risk Workshop and Conference

On November 10th and 11th we will hold a workshop and a conference on the ethics of risk. November 10th will focus on the work of members of the UCL AHRC Ethics of Risk project, while on November 11th we will hold a one-day conference, with invited speakers, on Moral Decision-Making Under Uncertainty.

The workshop and conference are supported by the AHRC.

Registration is free, but to register please email Madeleine Hayenhjelm at m.hayenhjelm@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 hosted by the Institute of Philosophy in Senate House, University of London.

November 10th:
Ethics of Risk Workshop
Location Gavin De Beer Lecture Theatre

9.30 Registration

10.00 Dave Holly "Models of Moral Reasoning and Risk"

11.00 Madeleine Hayenhjelm 'The Fair Distribution of Risk'

12.00 Lunch

1.00 Mike Otsuka 'Prioritarianism and the Separateness of Persons'

2.00 Alex Voorhoeve 'Egalitarianism and the the Separateness of Persons'

3.00 Tea

3.30 Jo Wolff 'Five Types of Risky Situation'

4.30 Finish

November 11th
Moral Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Location: Senate Room, Senate House, Malet Street

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 Roeser (Delft) ‘Risk Communication, Public Engagement, and Climate Change: A Role for Emotions’.

12.30 Lunch

1.30 Sven Ove Hansson (Stockholm) 'Ethics Under Uncertainty'.

2.45 Tea

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

4.30 Finish