Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 1 July 2020)
Welcome to a workshop in philosophy dealing with issues of sustainability and future people.
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Melinda A. Roberts
The College of New Jersey
Oregon State University
Bowling Green State University
Kalle Grill, Umeå University
Lars Samuelsson, Umeå University
The workshop is part of the research project: “Future People and the Concept of Sustainability”, financed by FORMAS.
The workshop is open to all interested free of charge, but you need to register if you want to attend. You do so by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 31 January.
All participants are offered free lunch and coffee. Please report when registering if you want lunch and/or coffee (one or both days) (and if you have any dietary restrictions).
09.45 Coffee available
10.25-11.35 Larry Temkin: Neutrality, Sustainability, and the Relations between Different Possible Locations of the Good
11.40-12.50 Marion Hourdequin: Sustainability and Intergenerational Ethics from a Relational Point of View
14.00-15.10 Erik Carlson: Population Axiology and the Structure of Well-being
15.35-16.45 Eric Brandstedt: The Assurance Problem for Transfers Between Generations in Ageing Societies
16.50-18.00 Lars Samuelsson: On Our Duties regarding Future People – Two Kinds of Welfare Consideration and the Goal of Sustainability
09.15 Coffee available
9.45-10.55 Melinda Roberts: Does Climate Change Put Ethics on a Collision Course with Itself?
11.00-12.10 Allen Thompson: Deep Adaptation and the Unimaginable Future
13.20-14.30 Krister Bykvist: The Value of Sustainability and the Value of Existence – Conflict or Harmony?
14.35-15.45 Molly Gardner: Can We Compensate for Environmental Degradation?
16.15-17.25 Kalle Grill: The Average View and the Value of Sustainability
17.30-18.00 Room for general discussion