Philosophy at St Andrews

Workshop: Tim Mulgan's "Ethics for a Broken World"

Wed 18th April 2012 09:00 to 18:30

School VI, The Quad


'Ethics for a Broken World' is a new book by Professor T. Mulgan, Professor of Moral Philosophy at St Andrews. It is a radical and highly accessible exploration of the moral philosophy of today's affluent world as seen from the viewpoint of possible near-future people struggling with the practicalities and politics of a world devastated by severe global warming.

Programme:

Coffee etc.

9.30 - 10.40 Brian McElwee (University of St Andrews) ‘The Perspective of the Broken World'

10.45-11.55 Tim Chappell (Open University) ‘The Future-Person Standpoint'

12.00 - 13.10 Brad Hooker (University of Reading) ‘Contingency and Moral Requirements'

Lunch

14.30 - 15.40 Ben Saunders (University of Stirling) ‘Democracy and Future Generations'

15.45 - 16.55 Jesse Tomalty (University of Frankfurt) 'Human Rights and thePossibility of a Broken Future'

Coffee etc.

17.15 - 18.25 Elizabeth Ashford (University of St Andrews) ‘Liberty Rights and Trade-Offs'

Organiser: Sarah Broadie, Department of Moral Philosophy 

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