Axiology Workshop 2023

September 29, 2023 - September 30, 2023
Department of Philosophy, McGill University


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Axiology Workshop 2023

Venue: McGill University, Montreal

Dates: September 29-30, 2023

Keynote Speaker: Wlodek Rabinowicz (Lund)

Canada Research Chair in Value Theory and the Philosophy of Public Policy (PI: Iwao Hirose) is pleased to announce the first annual Axiology Workshop. The workshop is intended to be a friendly forum where analytical value theorists in philosophy, economics, and social sciences get together. It will take place in Montreal on September 29-30, 2023


Wlodek Rabinowicz (Lund) “Person-affecting restriction and incommensurable lives”

Nicolas Cote (Glasgow) “A diachronic consistency argument against partial aggregation”

Matthew Adler (Duke) “Person-affecting consequentialism: Paretian, equity-regarding, desert-neutral, and repugnant”

Henrik Andersson (Lund) “A hard rejection of spectrum arguments”

Steven Wall (Arizona) & David Sobel (Syracuse) “The benefits of valuing the good too much”

Petra Kosonen (UT Austin) “Bounded utilities and ex ante Pareto”

John Weymark (Vanderbilt) “Impartiality and relative utilitarianism”

Ralph Wedgwood (USC) “A general account of the measurement of values”

Marina Moreno (LMU Munich) “The (im)possibility of prudential goodness”

Anthony Kelley (LSU) “The attitudinal hedonic tone theory of pleasure”

Attendance is free but requires registration as the space is limited. Please fill the registration form from the workshop webpage. If you are interested to act as a session chair (e.g., to secure your travel fund), please indicate your interest in the comment box in the registration form.

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