SUSTAINABILITY AND FUTURE PEOPLE

February 13, 2020 - February 14, 2020
Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umeå University, Sweden

Triple Helix
Universitetstorget 4
Umeå 90736
Sweden

Sponsor(s):

  • Formas

Selected speakers:

Lund University
Stockholm University
Uppsala Universitet
University of Florida
Umeå University
Colorado College
The College of New Jersey
Umeå University
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Oregon State University

Organisers:

Umeå University
Umeå University

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The workshop is open to all interested free of charge, but you need to register if you want to attend. 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).


Preliminary program:

 

Thursday

09.45 Coffee available

10.15 Welcome

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

Lunch

14.00-15.10 Erik Carlson: Population Axiology and the Structure of Well-being

Coffee

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

Friday

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

Lunch

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?

Coffee

16.15-17.25 Kalle Grill: The Average View and the Value of Sustainability

17.30-18.00 Room for general discussion

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January 31, 2020, 11:45pm CET

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