Population Ethics, Eindhoven University of Technology, 26 March, 2013


We are pleased to announce a one-day workshop "Population Ethics" to be held at Eindhoven University of Technology on 26 March, 2013. The workshop is centred around philosophical problems, particularly ethical problems, to do with human population and will conclude with a roundtable discussion focusing on practical solutions. Location: ECIS Room, IPO Building, Eindhoven University of Technology. The workshop begins at 10:00 a.m. (workshop announcement)


This workshop is sponsored by the generous support of the 3TU Center for Ethics and Technology and is organized in conjunction with the inaugural visit of 2013 3TU Fellow Dr. Campbell Brown



Download the program here.



List of speakers:


Govert den Hartogh (Amsterdam)

Martin Peterson  (Eindhoven)

Elselijn Kingma (Eindhoven & Cambridge)

Johan E. Gustafsson (Paris)

Campbell Brown (Glasgow)

Ingrid Robeyns (Rotterdam)

Jussi Suikkanen (Birmingham)



Schedule of events
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee
10:15 - 11:00 Govert den Hartogh (Amsterdam) ’Not to be Born were Best: Can One be Harmed or Wronged by being Caused to Exist?’
11:00 - 11:45 Jussi Suikkanen (Birmingham) ’Contractualism and the Repugnant Conclusion’
11:45 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 12:45 Elselijn Kingma (Eindhoven & Cambridge) ’A [Very] Tentative Solution to the Non-Identity Problem’
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch @ De Zwarte Doos
14:15 - 15:00 Ingrid Robeyns (Rotterdam) ’Sustainable Procreative Freedom’
15:00 - 15:45 Martin Peterson (Eindhoven) ’Multi-Dimensional Consequentialism and the Mere Addition Paradox’
15:45 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 16:45 Johan E. Gustafsson (Paris) ’Our Intuitive Grasp of Large Numbers’
16:45 - 18:00 Campbell Brown, 2013 3TU Visiting Fellow (Glasgow) ’Better than Nothing’
18:00 - 18:20 Roundtable Discussion (All ParticipantsWelcome)
19:00 Workshop Dinner at De Smalle Haven: Narrow Port 2-14, 5611 EJ Eindhoven



Participation is free and all are welcome. Please e-mail J. Adam Carter, jadamcarter@gmail.com, if you are interested in attending.