Paris Seminar “Ethics and Economics” (EthiEco)

The Paris Seminar Ethics and Economics (“EthiEco”) is a new biweekly seminar, organized jointly by

• the research center “Centre de recherche sur les liens sociaux” – Université Paris Descartes (Paris 5) and CNRS,

• the Chair “Welfare Economics” at Collège d’Etudes Mondiales, with the support of the Franco-Swedish Programme in Philosophy and Economics (Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, and Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study,

• the group “Décision, Rationalité, Interactions” of the research center “Institut d’histoire et de philosophie des sciences et des techniques” – Université Paris Panthéon Sorbonne (Paris 1) and CNRS,

• and the research center “Sciences, Normes, Décision” – Université Paris Sorbonne (Paris 4) and CNRS.

PROGRAM:

15/01/14 : Wlodek RABINOWICZ (U. Lund) : From values to probabilities

30/01/14 : Martin RECHENAUER (U. Munich) : Contractualist ethics and its logical structure

19/02/14 : Danielle ZWARTHOED (U. Louvain): Preferences frugales et justice entre générationsz

12/03/14 : Fériel KANDIL (U. Aix-Marseille): Fondements de la justice

27/03/14 : Bo ROTHSTEIN (U. Gothenburg): Manufacturing Social Solidarity

01/04/14 : Peter GÄRDENFORS (U. Gothenburg): The role of intersubjectivity in the evolution of human cooperation

09/04/14 : Virginie PEROTIN (U. Leeds): Democratic firms and sustainability

23/04/14 : Antoinette BAUJARD (U. St Etienne) : Value judgments in economics expertise

07/05/14 : Robert GOODIN (U. Essex/ANU) : Epistemic Solidarity and the Condorcet Jury Theorem

15/05/14 : Peter HEDSTROM (IFFS, Stockholm): On the explanatory advantages of week action theories

04/06/14 : Nicole HASSOUN (SUNY Binghamton): Measuring global health impact: extending access on essential medicines

05/06/14 : Katie STEELE (LSE)

[This session takes place on a Thursday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, in room D. 116, Maison de la recherche, 28 rue Serpente, Paris, 6th district]

24/06/14 : Serena OLSARETTI (ICREA Barcelone): Children as negative externalities

The organizing committee : Franz Dietrich, Isabelle Drouet, Speranta Dumitru, Charles Girard, Stéphane Zuber.

Paris Seminar on Economics and Philosophy

Organized by Gustaf Arrhenius, Marc Fleurbaey, Johan E. Gustafsson, and Stéphane Zuber.

The Paris Seminar on Economics and Philosophy is part of the Franco-Swedish Program in Philosophy and Economics funded by RJ and FMSHCEM. The main aim of this interdisciplinary program is to bring moral and political philosophy and economic theory to bear on the analysis, justification, and criticism of political and economic institutions and public policies.

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