ANU Workshop on Ethics & Risk

July 16, 2018 - July 18, 2018
School of Philosophy, Australian National University

Mills Room, Chancery Building


California Institute of Technology
Cambridge University
Australian National University
Australian National University
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
London School of Economics
Princeton University
Australian National University
Trusted Autonomous Systems Defence CRC
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Queen's University
Australian National University
Australian National University
Australian National University
Northeastern University
Queen's University
Australian National University
Stanford University
Australian National University
State University of New York, Buffalo
University of Colorado, Boulder
Australian National University
Stockholm University
University of Colorado, Boulder
National University of Singapore


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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11.00 – 12.15 Supererogation and Sequence
Adam Bales (Cambridge) and Claire Benn (VLJI)
with comments by Shang Long Yeo (ANU)

1.30 – 2.45 Growing Awareness, Belief and Practical Rationality
Katie Steele (ANU) Joint work with H. Orri Stefánsson
with comments by John Cusbert (ANU)    

3.15 – 4.30 Priority, Equality, and Risk
Campbell Brown (LSE)
with comments by Kirsten Mann (ANU)    

5.00 – 6.15 Ambiguity Aversion behind the veil of ignorance

H. Orri Stefánsson (Copenhagen/Stockholm)
with comments by Chad Lee-Stronach (ANU)


Risky Business
Al Hájek (ANU)
with comments by Lara Buchak (Berkeley)    

11.45 – 1.00
Testing for Discrimination and the Risk of Error
Boris Babic (Cal Tech)
with comments by Kate Devitt (QUT)    

2.15 – 3.30
Profiling, Safety, and Legal Standards of Proof
Georgi Gardiner (Oxford)
with comments by Brian Hedden (Sydney)    

4.00 – 5.15
Rights & Epistemic Risks: Beyond Subjective Permissibility
Renée Bolinger (ANU)
with comments by Rahul Kumar (Queen's)

    WED 18 JUL

10.00 – 11.15
Normative Uncertainty and Probabilistic Moral Knowledge
Julia Staffel (Boulder)
with comments by Matt Kopec (ANU)    

11.45 – 1.00
Deontological Decision theory and lesser evil options
Seth Lazar (ANU) Joint work with Peter Graham
with comments by Kerah Gordon-Solmon (Queen's)    

2.15 – 3.30
Epistemic Irrationality and ethical decisions
Brian Talbot (Boulder)
with comments by Frank Jackson (ANU)    

4.00 – 5.15
Risk and Distributive Justice
Ryan Muldoon (Buffalo) Joint work with Pietro Maffetone
with comments by Christian Barry (ANU)

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July 14, 2018, 5:00am +10:00

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