The Value of Equality

The Value of Equality

Conference

Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto
March 13, 2014 2:00 pm — March 14, 2014 6:00 pm
Larkin Building

Contact Shlomi Segall  for more information.

More information

Thursday, March 13th
Chair: Arthur Ripstein
14:00 — 15:10: Larry S. Temkin (Rutgers): ‘Illuminating Egalitarianism’
15:10 ‑15:30 – Coffee Break
Chair: Kerah Gordon-Solomon
15:30 – 16:40: Cynthia Stark (Utah): ‘Rescuing the Pareto Argument’
16:40 – 17:50: Thomas Christiano (Arizona): ‘Rationality, Equal Status, and Egalitarianism’
18:30 Conference Dinner
Friday, March 14th
Chair: Lauren Bialystok
8:50 – 10:00: Deborah Hellman (Virginia): ‘Two Faces of Equality’
10:00 – 11:10: Sophia Moreau (Toronto): ‘Equality in the Law: What Kind of Value does Non-Discrimination Have?’
11:10 – 11:25: Coffee break
Chair: Jennifer Gibson
11:25 – 12:35 Nir Eyal (Harvard): ‘Inequality in Political Philosophy and in Epidemiology: A Re-Marriage’
12:35 – 13:30 – Lunch
Chair: Bruce Chapman
13:30 — 14:40: Daniel M. Hausman (Madison, Wisconsin): ‘Could Equality (or Priority) Be Intrinsically Valuable?’
14:40–15:50: Peter Vallentyne (Columbia, Missouri): ‘On the Coherence of Paretian Egalitarianism’
15:50 – 16:10 Coffee break
Chair: Thomas Hurka
16:10 – 17:20: Richard J. Arneson (UC San Diego): ‘Basic Equality, Consequentialism, and Priority’