3rd Annual NYU Philosophical Bioethics Workshop

April 28, 2023 - April 29, 2023
Center for Bioethics, New York University

708 Broadway
New York 10003
United States

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Oxford University
University of Richmond
Lesley University
National Institutes of Health
Baylor College of Medicine
University of South Carolina


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The 3rd Annual Philosophical Bioethics Workshop will be held at NYU on Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, 2023. The aim of the annual workshop is to showcase new work in philosophical bioethics, broadly understood. This includes (but is not limited to) neuroethics, environmental ethics, animal ethics, reproductive ethics, research ethics, ethics of AI, data ethics, public health ethics, gender and race in bioethics, and clinical ethics.

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The full program is below:

Note: All talks will be held in room 101 at 3-5 Washington Place.

Friday, April 28

12:30-1pm: Coffee, light refreshments (provided)

Location: 6th floor lounge at 3-5 Washington Place

1:00-1:05pm Welcome — S. Matthew Liao (NYU)

1:05-2:35pm: Jessica Flanigan (Richmond) - ‘Re-thinking Chronic Pain’

Chair: Eric Mathison (Toronto)

2:45-4:15pm: John Maier (Lesley; CEDAR) - ‘The No Defect View of Addiction’

Chair: Dana Howard (Ohio State)

4:30-6:00pm: Alex Horne (Cambridge) - ‘The Self-Improvement Machine’ (*Graduate Student Prize Winner*)

Chair: Sabina Schrynemakers (Cornell)

6:00-7:30pm: Workshop reception (everyone invited)

Location: 708 Broadway, 3rd floor

Saturday, April 29

9-9:30am: Coffee, light breakfast (provided)

Location: 6th floor lounge at 3-5 Washington Place

9:30-11am: Justin Weinberg (South Carolina) - ‘Emotional Control and Moral Theory’

Chair: Megan Kitts (Colorado)

11:15-12:45pm: Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby (Baylor) - ‘Skepticism About the Right to Mental Integrity’

Chair: Peter Zuk (Harvard)

12:45-2:15pm: Lunch

2:15-3:45pm: Aaron Segal (NIH) - ‘How to Exploit an Altruist’

Chair: Ian Peebles (Princeton)

4-5:30pm: Ruth Chang (Oxford), TBA

Chair: Sean Aas (Georgetown)

6:30pm: Workshop dinner (for invited speakers)

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