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Workshop "Risk and Acceptability"

Freitag, 7. Dezember 2012, 14:00 Uhr bis
Samstag, 8. Dezember 2012, 17:00 Uhr

This two-day workshop is going to address ethical questions concerning the imposition, distribution and assessment of risk and risk acceptability. Papers will investigate issues such as the potential conflict between rights and risk imposition, risk and nuclear technology, climate ethics and risk avoidance, risk distribution and social justice, thresholds for risk acceptability, the precautionary principle, and the economics of risk-avoidance.

The workshop is open but prior registration is necessary. If you would like to register for the workshop, please contact Fabian Schuppert or Dominic Roser

MitMatt Adler (Duke)
Gregor Betz (Karlsruhe)
Sven Ove Hansson (Stockholm)
Rafaela Hillerbrand (Aachen)
Martin Peterson (Eindhoven)
Matthew Rendall (Nottingham)
Dominic Roser (Zurich)
Christian Seidel (Erlangen)
Klaus Steigleder (Bochum)
Ort Universität Zürich-Zentrum, Schönberggasse 11, 8001 Zürich
Raum: Seminarraum, SOE E-2
VeranstalterUFSP Ethik
Ethik-Zentrum der Universität Zürich (EZEN)
KontaktDominic Roser, Fabian Schuppert (Mail)