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Ralph Wedgwood: The Measurement of Value

Wanneer:wo 26-09-2018 15:15 - 17:00
Waar:Room Omega, Faculty of Philosophy, Groningen

Colloquium lecture 'The Measurement of Value' by Ralph Wedgwood (USC, Los Angeles), organized by the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy.

Meta-ethics workshop

Wanneer:do 27-09-2018 10:00 - 18:00
Waar:Oude Zittingzaal, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Oude Boteringestraat 38, Groningen [see link below]

First annual Meta-ethics Workshop, organized by the OZSW (Dutch Research School of Philosophy) study group meta-ethics (coordinators: Daan Evers en Herman Veluwenkamp) Location

10:00 – 11:15 Ralph Wedgwood – The Reasons Aggregation Theorem
11:30 – 12:30 Camil Golub - A defense of minimal normative realism (first commenter Wouter Kalf)
14:00 – 15:00 Andrea Viggiano - Moral Dependence: the Unity of Grounding? (first commenter Jiwon Kim)
15:15 – 16:15 Sebastian Hengst - A Spectacularly Simple Solution to the Frege-Geach Problem (first commenter Bart Streumer)
16:30 – 17:45 Christine Tiefensee – Metasemantics for the Relaxed

Ingrid Robeyns: Is Procreation Special?

Wanneer:wo 21-11-2018 15:15 - 17:00
Waar:Room Omega

Colloquium lecture by Ingrid Robeyns (Utrecht), organized by the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy

According to the moral equivalence thesis, overconsumption and procreation are morally equivalent: there is no morally relevant difference between the use of environmental resources for consumption or for procreation. This paper develops two critiques against the moral equivalence thesis: a capabilitarian argument, and an argument based on human self-understanding. Existing analyses of the moral equivalence thesis have, implicitly or explicitly, started from a version of equality of resources. I first show that...(continue reading...)

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