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Abstracts for Conference Papers Sorted By Author

Please see below for abstracts for conference papers alphabetized by author.

Andrić, Vuko
The Objective Consequentialist vs. Karpov
Affiliation: Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, Germany
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Arie, Daisuke

Leslie Stephen’s Agnosticism and Victorian Debate on Faith and Science
Affiliation: Yokohama National University, Department of Global Economic Studies, International Graduate School of Social Sciences
Schedule Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Ashford, Elizabeth
The Right to Subsistence, Negative Rights, and Intrapersonal Trade-offs
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at University of St. Andrews
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Ben-David, Arnon
Security, Equality, Impartiality, and Bentham's Dictum

Affiliation: Independent Scholar
Schedule Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Bozzo-Rey, Malik
Could Indirect Legislation Produce Legal Norms?
Affiliation: Maître de Conférences en Ethique Economique et Philosophie du Management, Responsable du Centre Ethique Economie Entreprise (C3E) in Département d'Ethique at Université Catholique de Lille
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Brunon-Ernst, Anne
Indirect Legislation in EU Policy Making - The Case of the Open Method of Coordination
Affiliation: Centre Bentham (IEP, Paris)
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Chapman, Bruce
Counting the Numbers Fairly: The Equal Proportional Satisfaction of Incommensurable Values

Affiliation: Faculty of Law at University of Toronto
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Cléro, Jean-Pierre
On The Ambiguous Status of Pleasure in Bentham's Theory Of Fictions
Affiliation: Centre Bentham - Paris, Professor of Philosophy at University of Rouen
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Cohen, Shiri
Economics and Ethics Meet Under the Same Umbrella: Edgeworth's 'Exact Utilitarianism' (1877-1881)
Affiliation: Research Fellow at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Conly, Sarah
Against Autonomy
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at Bowdoin College
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Crisp, Roger
David Phillips on Sidgwick: Some Comments by Roger Crisp
Affiliation: St. Anne’s College, Oxford University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

de Champs, Emmanuelle
Bentham, Voltaire, and Biblical Exegesis
Affiliation: Université Paris 8, Centre Bentham
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

de Sousa e Brito, José
From Utilitarianism to Kantism: Climbing the Same Mountain
Affiliation: Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Driver, Julia
Consequentialism and Normative Fictionalism
Affiliation: Washington University in St. Louis
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Dube, Allison
High Impact Practices in Utilitarian Theory and Practice
Affiliation: Assistant Professor in Department of General Education at Mount Royal University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Eggleston, Ben
Thinking Like a Utilitarian
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at University of Kansas
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Eijaz, Rana
Morality: The Solitary Heal of Hate
Affiliation: University of the Punjab, Department of Political Science
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Engelmann, Stephen
Mill, Darwin, and Utilitarian Moral Science
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Erlandsson, Arvid (Presenter): Ph.D.- student, Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
Berg, Emil: Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
Dahlén, Lovisa: Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
Impression Formation of Utilitarian & Intuitive Helping
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m- 10:30 a.m.

Escamilla-Castillo, Manuel
Parallel Lives in the Cadiz Cortes
Affiliation: Department of Legal Philosophy at Universidad de Granada (Spain)
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Eyal, Nir
Against Fair Chances
Affiliation: Program in Ethics and Health at Harvard University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Gustafsson, Johan E.

Combinative Consequentialism and the Problem of Act Versions
Affiliation: Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme, Paris, France
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Hammer, Carl
When is Utilitarian Thinking Appropriate?
Affiliation: Baruch College, Department of Philosophy
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Hatzihristou Kellis, Alessandro
Benthamism in Southern Europe: A Work in Progress
Affiliation: EUI – History and Civilization Department
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Holtermann, Jakob v. H.
Philosophical Misconstruals in the Advocacy for Restorative Justice
Affiliation: Centre for Studies in Legal Culture, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Jiménez Sánchez, José J.

If Bentham Had Read…
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy, Universidad de Granada
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Kaino, Michihiro
Bentham’s Codification Theory in the Context of the Globalization
Affiliation: Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Klint Jensen, Karsten

Aggregating Animal Welfare
Affiliation: Institute of Food and Resource Economics at University of Copenhagen
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Kumar, Dr. Sujith
The Four Criteria for Punishment in Mill's Moral Theory
Affiliation: Adjunct Professor of Political Science at DePaul University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Lieberman, David
Jeremy Bentham: Jurisprudence and Democratic Theory
Affiliation: School of Law at University of California, Berkeley
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Macias, Steven J.
An American Benthamite on Freedom of Speech: The Case of Thomas Cooper
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Law at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Marciniak, Angela
Overcoming Uncertainty - New Thoughts on Bentham's Conception of Security
Affiliation: Technische Universität Darmstadt
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Mathon, Vincent-Emmanuel
The Green Sustainability Matrix, or How to Make Energy Savings in Corporate Buildings Profitable
Affiliation: Ph.D of Philosophy, Professional Trainer & Senior Consultant in Sustainability and Management
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Mezeix, Marie Capucine (Presenter), Ph.D student in Laboratory of Educational Sciences at Pierre Mendès France University
Alain Fernex, Assistant Professor in Laboratory of Educational Sciences at Pierre Mendès France University
A Problematization of the Concept of Utility: Bentham's Chrestomathic Project
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Mendola, Joseph

Multiple-Act Consequentialism and Losses From Defection
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Miller, Dale E.
“In a Cool Hour”: Reactive Attitudes and the Hare-Williams Debate
Affiliation: Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Co-Director, Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs at Old Dominion University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m- 3:30 p.m.

Moehler, Michael
Utilitarianism, Prioritarianism, and the Veil of Ignorance
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy, Virginia Tech
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Mosekjær, Kasper
Practical Problems With the Concept of ‘Emergency’ in the Balance Between Civil Liberties and Security
Affiliation: Ph.D Fellow, Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics at Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Moss, Justin
Demandingness, Fairness, and Promoting the Good: Modifying the Collective Principle of Beneficence
Affiliation: Ph.D, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Washburn University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Nakai, Daisuke
Three Dimensions of Classical Utilitarian Economic Thought - Bentham, J.S. Mill, and Sidgwick
Affiliation: Faculty of Economics at Kinki University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Niesen, Peter
Bentham's Cosmopolitanism: Theory and Practice
Affiliation: Technische Universität Darmstadt
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m- 10:30 a.m.

Paytas, Tyler
Sometimes Psychopaths Get it Right: A Utilitarian Response to 'The Mismeasure of Morals'
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Pellegrino, Gianfranco
The Impossibility of the Happiness Pill: Bentham's Argument for Liberal Neutrality
Affiliation: Bentham Project (UCL)
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Petersen, Thomas Søbirk 
Ethics, Crime Prevention and Prenatal Testing for Antisocial Personality Disorder
Affiliation: Ph.D, Associate Professor in Practical Philosophy in Department for Philosophy and Science Studies at Roskilde University (CUID)
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Peterson, Martin

The Right or The Good?
Affiliation: Associate Professor in Section for Philosophy and Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Phillips, David

"Sidgwickian Ethics": Phillips' Responses
Affiliation: University of Houston
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Picoli, Rogerio Antonio
A Study of Some of the Bentham's Positions in Metaethics
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy and Methods at Universidade Federal de São João del Rei (UFSJ), Brazil
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Qizilbash, Mozaffar
The Mere Addition Paradox, Parity and Vagueness: The Parity View Reconsidered
Affiliation: Department of Economics and Related Studies and School of Politics, Economics and Philosophy, University of York
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Quinn, Malcolm
Bentham and Hume on Social Standards of Taste
Affiliation: Associate Dean of Research in CCW Graduate School at University of the Arts London
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Rendall, Dr. Matthew
Mere Addition and The Separateness of Persons: A Candidate for Theory X

Affiliation: Lecturer, School of Politics and International Relations at University of Nottingham
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Rosen, Fred

Mill as a Socratic
Affiliation: University College London
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Ross, Andrew P.
Exploiting the Catastrophe Clause
Affiliation: Queen’s University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Ruiz-Resa, Josefa-Dolores.
1812: National Identity and Political Education in the Cadiz Constitution
Affiliation: Faculty of Law in Department of Philosophy of Law at Universidad de Granada
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Russo, Raffaele
The Fourth Impostor
Affiliation: University of Trento
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Ryberg, Jesper
Punishment and Pharmacological Rehabilitation
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy & Science Studies at Roskilde University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Sachs, Benjamin
The Deficiency of Consequentialist Moral Explanations
Affiliation: Program in Environmental Studies and Center for Bioethics, New York University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Schofield, Philip
The New Edition of Jeremy Bentham’s Not Paul, But Jesus
Affiliation: Bentham Project, Faculty of Laws at UCL
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Sebo, Jeff
Utilitarianism, Multiplicity, and Dirty Hands
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, at New York University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Shafe, James
Beyond Aggregative and Deliberative Democratic Theory
Affiliation: Ph.D Student at UCL School of Public Policy
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Shapiro Wyatt, Dr. Carolyn
“Farther Uses of the Dead to the Living”: Reading the Felicity of the Body in Jeremy Bentham’s Auto-Icon
Affiliation: Senior Lecturer in Department of Writing at University College Falmouth
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Shaver, Robert
Phillips on Utilitarianism and Agent-Relativity
Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m- 10:45 a.m.

Shaver, Robert
Sidgwick’s Axioms and Consequentialism
Affiliation: Philosophy, University of Manitoba
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Skelton, Anthony
Phillips on Sidgwick’s Meta-ethics and his Argument for Utilitarianism
Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Sorensen, Roy
Lying with Arguments
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m- 10:30 a.m.

Su, Dr. Huei-chun
Mill’s Distinction of Higher and Lower Pleasures Revisited

Affiliation: Department of Economic History at London School of Economics
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m

Thomsen, Frej Klem
Who Will Save ’Ought’ Now? Compatibilism, Retributivism and criminal responsibility
Affiliation: Ph.D, Associate Professor in Department of Philosophy & Science Studies at Roskilde University, Denmark
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30a.m.

Turner, Piers Norris
Progress and Organization: How Representative Government Explains On Liberty
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ohio State University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Weinstein, David

What Use is Intellectual History for Moral Thinking?
Affiliation: Department of Political Science at Wake Forest University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

West, Henry R.
Two Foundations for Early Utilitarianism: Bentham and Paley
Affiliation: Professor of Philosophy at Macalester College
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Wigley, Simon
Justice-Adjusted Utilitarianism: Prioritizing the Right or the Good?
Affiliation: Associate Professor in Department of Philosophy at Bilkent University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Winsby, Meghan
Promises to Children
Affiliation: Ph.D candidate in Department of Philosophy at University of Western Ontario
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Wrobel, Claire
Utilitarianism and Literature – On the Role of Fiction in Bentham’s Penal Thought
Affiliation: Ph.D, Lecturer in legal English, Member of the Centre Bentham
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Yamazaki, Satoshi

Need and Distribution in Pigou's Economic Thinking
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Kochi University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Zhai, Xiaobo
Command Versus Rule - Bentham and Hart on the Foundation of a Legal System
Affiliation: Faculty of Laws at University College London
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
 

Abstracts for Conference Papers Sorted By Title

Please see below for abstracts for conference papers alphabetized by title.

1812: National Identity and Political Education in the Cadiz Constitution
Josefa-D. Ruiz-Resa
Affiliation: Faculty of Law in Department of Philosophy of Law at Universidad de Granada
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

A Problematization of the Concept of Utility: Bentham’s Chrestomathic Project
Mezeix, Marie Capucine, Ph.D student in Laboratory of Educational Sciences at Pierre Mendès France University
Alain Fernex, Assistant Professor in Laboratory of Educational Sciences at Pierre Mendès France University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

A Study of Some of the Bentham's Positions in Metaethics
Rogerio Antonio Picoli
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy and Methods at Universidade Federal de São João del Rei (UFSJ), Brazil
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Against Autonomy

Sarah Conly
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at Bowdoin College
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Against Fair Chances
Nir Eyal
Affiliation: Program in Ethics and Health at Harvard University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Aggregating Animal Welfare
Karsten Klint Jensen
Affiliation: Institute of Food and Resource Economics at University of Copenhagen
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

An American Benthamite on Freedom of Speech: The Case of Thomas Cooper
Steven J. Macias
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Law at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Bentham and Hume on Social Standards of Taste
Malcolm Quinn
Affiliation: Associate Dean of Research in CCW Graduate School at University of the Arts London
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Bentham, Voltaire, and Biblical Exegesis

Emmanuelle de Champs
Affiliation: Université Paris 8, Centre Bentham
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Bentham’s Codification Theory in the Context of the Globalization
Michihiro Kaino
Affiliation: Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m- 10:30 a.m.

Bentham's Cosmopolitanism: Theory and Practice

Niesen, Peter

Affiliation: Technische Universität Darmstadt
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Benthamism in Southern Europe: A Work in Progress

Alessandro Hatzihristou Kellis
Affiliation: EUI – History and Civilization Department
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Beyond Aggregative and Deliberative Democratic Theory
James Shafe
Affiliation: Ph.D Student at UCL School of Public Policy
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Combinative Consequentialism and the Problem of Act Versions
Johan E. Gustafsson
Affiliation: Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme, Paris, France
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Command Versus Rule - Bentham and Hart on the Foundation of a Legal System
Xiaobo Zhai
Affiliation: Faculty of Laws at University College London
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Consequentialism and Normative Fictionalism

Julia Driver
Affiliation: Washington University in St. Louis
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Could Indirect Legislation Produce Legal Norms?
Malik Bozzo-Rey
Affiliation: Maître de Conférences en Ethique Economique et Philosophie du Management, Responsable du Centre Ethique Economie Entreprise (C3E) in Département d'Ethique at Université Catholique de Lille
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Counting the Numbers Fairly: The Equal Proportional Satisfaction of Incommensurable Values
Bruce Chapman
Affiliation: Faculty of Law at University of Toronto
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Demandingness, Fairness, and Promoting the Good: Modifying the Collective Principle of Beneficence
Justin Moss
Affiliation: Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Washburn University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Economics and Ethics Meet Under the Same Umbrella: Edgeworth's 'Exact Utilitarianism' (1877-1881)
Shiri Cohen
Affiliation: Research Fellow at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Ethics, Crime Prevention and Prenatal Testing for Antisocial Personality Disorder

Thomas Søbirk Petersen
Affiliation: Ph.D, Associate Professor in Practical Philosophy in Department for Philosophy and Science Studies at Roskilde University (CUID)
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Exploiting the Catastrophe Clause
A.P. Ross
Affiliation: Queen’s University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

“Farther Uses of the Dead to the Living”: Reading the Felicity of the Body in Jeremy Bentham’s Auto-Icon
Dr. Carolyn Shapiro Wyatt
Affiliation: Senior Lecturer in Department of Writing at University College Falmouth
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

From Utilitarianism to Kantism: Climbing the Same Mountain
José de Sousa e Brito
Affiliation: Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

High Impact Practices in Utilitarian Theory and Practice

Allison Dube
Affiliation: Assistant Professor in Department of General Education at Mount Royal University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m

If Bentham Had Read…
José J. Jiménez Sánchez
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy, Universidad de Granada
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Impression Formation of Utilitarian & Intuitive Helping

Arvid Erlandsson (Presenter), Ph.D.- student, Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
Emil Berg, Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
Lovisa Dahlén, Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m- 10:30 a.m.

“In a Cool Hour”: Reactive Attitudes and the Hare-Williams Debate
Dale E. Miller
Affiliation: Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Co-Director, Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs at Old Dominion University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Indirect Legislation in EU Policy Making - The Case of the Open Method of Coordination
Anne Brunon-Ernst
Affiliation: Centre Bentham (IEP, Paris)
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m- 10:30 a.m.

Jeremy Bentham: Jurisprudence and Democratic Theory
David Lieberman
Affiliation: School of Law at University of California, Berkeley
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m-3:30 p.m.

Justice-Adjusted Utilitarianism: Prioritising the Right or the Good?
Simon Wigley
Affiliation: Associate Professor in Department of Philosophy at Bilkent University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Leslie Stephen’s Agnosticism and Victorian Debate on Faith and Science

Daisuke Arie
Affiliation: Yokohama National University, Department of Global Economic Studies, International Graduate School of Social Sciences
Schedule Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Lying With Arguments
Roy Sorensen
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Mere Addition and The Separateness of Persons: A Candidate for Theory X
Dr. Matthew Rendall
Affiliation: Lecturer, School of Politics and International Relations at University of Nottingham
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Mill as a Socratic
Fred Rosen
Affiliation: University College London
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Mill, Darwin, and Utilitarian Moral Science
Stephen Engelmann
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Mill’s Distinction of Higher and Lower Pleasures Revisited
Dr. Huei-chun Su
Affiliation: Department of Economic History at London School of Economics
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Morality: The Solitary Heal of Hate
Eijaz, Rana
Affiliation: University of the Punjab, Department of Political Science
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m- 3:30 p.m.

Multiple-Act Consequentialism and Losses From Defection

Joseph Mendola
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Overcoming Uncertainty - New Thoughts on Bentham's Conception of Security
Angela Marciniak
Affiliation: Technische Universität Darmstadt
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Parallel Lives in the Cadiz Cortes
Escamilla-Castillo, Manuel
Affiliation: Department of Legal Philosophy at Universidad de Granada (Spain)
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Phillips on Sidgwick’s Meta-ethics and his Argument for Utilitarianism
Anthony Skelton
Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m

Phillips on Utilitarianism and Agent-Relativity
Robert Shaver
Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Phillips’ Sidgwick

Roger Crisp
Affiliation: St. Anne’s College, Oxford University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Phillips' Responses
David Phillips
Affiliation: University of Houston
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

Philosophical Misconstruals in the Advocacy for Restorative Justice
Jakob v. H. Holtermann
Affiliation: Centre for Studies in Legal Culture, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Practical Problems with the Concept of ‘Emergency’ in the Balance Between Civil Liberties and Security

Kasper Mosekjær
Affiliation: Ph.D Fellow, Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics at Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Progress and Organization: How Representative Government Explains On Liberty
Affiliation: Piers Norris Turner
Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ohio State University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Promises to Children
Meghan Winsby
Affiliation: Ph.D candidate in Department of Philosophy at University of Western Ontario
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Punishment and Pharmacological Rehabilitation
Jesper Ryberg
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy & Science Studies at Roskilde University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Security, Equality, Impartiality, and Bentham's Dictum
Arnon Ben-David
Affiliation: Independent Scholar
Schedule Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Sidgwick’s Axioms and Consequentialism
Robert Shaver
Affiliation: Philosophy, University of Manitoba
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Sometimes Psychopaths Get it Right: A Utilitarian Response to 'The Mismeasure of Morals'
Tyler Paytas
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m- 10:30 a.m.

The Fourth Impostor

Raffaele Russo
Affiliation: University of Trento
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

The Deficiency of Consequentialist Moral Explanations
Benjamin Sachs
Affiliation: Program in Environmental Studies and Center for Bioethics, New York University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

On The Ambiguous Status of Pleasure in Bentham's Theory Of Fictions

Jean-Pierre Cléro
Affiliation: Centre Bentham - Paris, Professor of Philosophy at University of Rouen
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

The Four Criteria for Punishment in Mill's Moral Theory
Dr. Sujith Kumar
Affiliation: Adjunct Professor of Political Science at DePaul University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

The Green Sustainability Matrix, or how to make Energy Savings in Corporate Buildings Profitable
Vincent-Emmanuel Mathon
Affiliation: Ph.D of Philosophy, Professional Trainer & Senior Consultant in Sustainability and Management
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

The Impossibility of the Happiness Pill: Bentham's Argument for Liberal Neutrality
Pellegrino, Gianfranco
Affiliation: Bentham Project (UCL)
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

The Mere Addition Paradox, Parity and Vagueness: the Parity View Reconsidered

Mozaffar Qizilbash
Affiliation: Department of Economics and Related Studies and School of Politics, Economics and Philosophy, University of York
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

The New Edition of Jeremy Bentham’s Not Paul, But Jesus
Philip Schofield
Affiliation: Bentham Project, Faculty of Laws at UCL
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

The Objective Consequentialist vs. Karpov
Vuko Andrić
Affiliation: Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, Germany
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

The Right or The Good?
Martin Peterson
Affiliation: Associate Professor in Section for Philosophy and Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

The Right to Subsistence, Negative Rights, and Intrapersonal Trade-offs
Elizabeth Ashford
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at University of St. Andrews
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Thinking Like a Utilitarian
Ben Eggleston
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at University of Kansas
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m- 10:30 a.m.

Three Dimensions of Classical Utilitarian Economic Thought - Bentham, J.S. Mill, and Sidgwick
Daisuke Nakai
Affiliation: Faculty of Economics at Kinki University
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Two Foundations for Early Utilitarianism: Bentham and Paley
Henry R. West
Affiliation: Professor of Philosophy at Macalester College
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Utilitarianism and Literature – On the Role of Fiction in Bentham’s Penal Thought
Claire Wrobel
Affiliation: Ph.D, Lecturer in legal English, Member of the Centre Bentham
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Utilitarianism, Multiplicity, and Dirty Hands
Jeff Sebo
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, at New York University
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Utilitarianism, Prioritarianism, and the Veil of Ignorance
Michael Moehler
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy, Virginia Tech
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

What Use is Intellectual History for Moral Thinking?

David Weinstein
Affiliation: Department of Political Science at Wake Forest University
Scheduled Time: Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

When is Utilitarian Thinking Appropriate?
Carl Hammer
Affiliation: Baruch College, Department of Philosophy
Scheduled Time: Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Who Will Save ’Ought’ Now? Compatibilism, retributivism and criminal responsibility
Affiliation: Frej Klem Thomsen
Affiliation: Ph.D., Associate Professor in Department of Philosophy & Science Studies at Roskilde
University, Denmark
Scheduled Time: Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Abstracts for Conference Papers Sorted By Schedule

Please see below for abstracts listed by presentation date and alphabetized by author.

Thursday, August 9, 9:00 a.m- 10:30 a.m.


Brunon-Ernst, Anne
Indirect Legislation in EU Policy Making - The Case of the Open Method of Coordination
Affiliation: Centre Bentham (IEP, Paris)

Eggleston, Ben

Thinking Like a Utilitarian
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at University of Kansas

Erlandsson, Arvid (Presenter)
: Ph.D.- student, Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
Berg, Emil: Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
Dahlén, Lovisa: Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
Impression Formation of Utilitarian & Intuitive Helping

Kaino, Michihiro

Bentham’s Codification Theory in the Context of the Globalization
Affiliation: Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan

Moss, Justin
Demandingness, Fairness, and Promoting the Good: Modifying the Collective Principle of Beneficence
Affiliation: Ph.D, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Washburn University

Niesen, Peter
Bentham's Cosmopolitanism: Theory and Practice

Affiliation Technische Universitat Darmstadt

Paytas, Tyler
Sometimes Psychopaths Get it Right: A Utilitarian Response to 'The Mismeasure of Morals'
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis

Qizilbash, Mozaffar
The Mere Addition Paradox, Parity and Vagueness: The Parity View Reconsidered
Affiliation: Department of Economics and Related Studies and School of Politics, Economics and Philosophy, University of York

Rendall, Dr. Matthew

Mere Addition and The Separateness of Persons: A Candidate for Theory X
Affiliation: Lecturer, School of Politics and International Relations at University of Nottingham

Sachs, Benjamin
The Deficiency of Consequentialist Moral Explanations
Affiliation: Program in Environmental Studies and Center for Bioethics, New York University

Sebo, Jeff

Utilitarianism, Multiplicity, and Dirty Hands
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, at New York University

Sorensen, Roy

Lying with Arguments
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis

Thursday, August 9, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Conly, Sarah

Against Autonomy
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at Bowdoin College

de Champs, Emmanuelle
Bentham, Voltaire, and Biblical Exegesis
Affiliation: Université Paris 8, Centre Bentham

Escamilla-Castillo, Manuel

Parallel Lives in the Cadiz Cortes
Affiliation: Department of Legal Philosophy at Universidad de Granada (Spain)

Hammer, Carl
When is Utilitarian Thinking Appropriate?
Affiliation: Baruch College, Department of Philosophy

Hatzihristou Kellis, Alessandro
Benthamism in Southern Europe: A Work in Progress
Affiliation: EUI – History and Civilization Department

Klint Jensen, Karsten

Aggregating Animal Welfare
Affiliation: Institute of Food and Resource Economics at University of Copenhagen

Mathon, Vincent-Emmanuel
The Green Sustainability Matrix, or How to Make Energy Savings in Corporate Buildings Profitable
Affiliation: Ph.D of Philosophy, Professional Trainer & Senior Consultant in Sustainability and Management

Miller, Dale E.
“In a Cool Hour”: Reactive Attitudes and the Hare-Williams Debate
Affiliation: Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Co-Director, Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs at Old Dominion University

Ruiz-Resa, Josefa-D.
1812: National Identity and Political Education in the Cadiz Constitution
Affiliation: Faculty of Law in Department of Philosophy of Law at Universidad de Granada

Russo, Raffaele
The Fourth Impostor
Affiliation: University of Trento

Ryberg, Jesper
Punishment and Pharmacological Rehabilitation
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy & Science Studies at Roskilde University

Schofield, Philip
The New Edition of Jeremy Bentham’s Not Paul, But Jesus
Affiliation: Bentham Project, Faculty of Laws at UCL

Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m- 10:45 a.m.

Arie, Daisuke

Leslie Stephen’s Agnosticism and Victorian Debate on Faith and Science
Affiliation: Yokohama National University, Department of Global Economic Studies, International Graduate School of Social Sciences

Cléro, Jean-Pierre
On The Ambiguous Status of Pleasure in Bentham's Theory Of Fictions
Affiliation: Centre Bentham - Paris, Professor of Philosophy at University of Rouen

Crisp, Roger
Phillips’ Sidgwick
Affiliation: St. Anne’s College, Oxford University

Dube, Allison
High Impact Practices in Utilitarian Theory and Practice
Affiliation: Assistant Professor in Department of General Education at Mount Royal University

Engelmann, Stephen
Mill, Darwin, and Utilitarian Moral Science
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago

Mezeix, Marie Capucine (Presenter), Ph.D student in Laboratory of Educational Sciences at Pierre Mendès France University
Alain Fernex, Assistant Professor in Laboratory of Educational Sciences at Pierre Mendès France University
A Problematization of the Concept of Utility: Bentham's Chrestomathic Project

Moehler, Michael
Utilitarianism, Prioritarianism, and the Veil of Ignorance
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy, Virginia Tech

Pellegrino, Gianfranco
The Impossibility of the Happiness Pill: Bentham's Argument for Liberal Neutrality
Affiliation: Bentham Project (UCL)

Phillips, David
"Sidgwickian Ethics": Phillips' Responses
Affiliation: University of Houston

Shafe, James
Beyond Aggregative and Deliberative Democratic Theory
Affiliation: Ph.D Student at UCL School of Public Policy

Shaver, Robert
Phillips on Utilitarianism and Agent-Relativity
Affiliation: University of Manitoba

Skelton, Anthony
Phillips on Sidgwick’s Meta-ethics and his Argument for Utilitarianism
Affiliation: University of Western Ontario

Su, Dr. Huei-chun
Mill’s Distinction of Higher and Lower Pleasures Revisited

Affiliation: Department of Economic History at London School of Economics

Weinstein, David
What Use is Intellectual History for Moral Thinking?
Affiliation: Department of Political Science at Wake Forest University

Friday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Andrić, Vuko
The Objective Consequentialist vs. Karpov
Affiliation: Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, Germany

Ben-David, Arnon
Security, Equality, Impartiality, and Bentham's Dictum

Affiliation: Independent Scholar

Chapman, Bruce
Counting the Numbers Fairly: The Equal Proportional Satisfaction of Incommensurable Values

Affiliation: Faculty of Law at University of Toronto

Eijaz, Rana
Morality: The Solitary Heal of Hate
Affiliation: University of the Punjab, Department of Political Science

Holtermann, Jakob v. H.

Philosophical Misconstruals in the Advocacy for Restorative Justice
Affiliation: Centre for Studies in Legal Culture, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

Jiménez Sánchez, José J.
If Bentham Had Read…
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy, Universidad de Granada

Kumar, Dr. Sujith
The Four Criteria for Punishment in Mill's Moral Theory
Affiliation: Adjunct Professor of Political Science at DePaul University

Marciniak, Angela
Overcoming Uncertainty - New Thoughts on Bentham's Conception of Security
Affiliation: Technische Universität Darmstadt

Mendola, Joseph
Multiple-Act Consequentialism and Losses From Defection
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Rosen, Fred
Mill as a Socratic
Affiliation: University College London

Shapiro Wyatt, Dr. Carolyn
“Farther Uses of the Dead to the Living”: Reading the Felicity of the Body in Jeremy Bentham’s Auto-Icon
Affiliation: Senior Lecturer in Department of Writing at University College Falmouth

Turn
er, Piers Norris
Progress and Organization: How Representative Government Explains On Liberty
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ohio State University

Saturday, August 11, 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.


Cohen, Shiri
Economics and Ethics Meet Under the Same Umbrella: Edgeworth's 'Exact Utilitarianism' (1877-1881)
Affiliation: Research Fellow at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University

Driver, Julia
Consequentialism and Normative Fictionalism
Affiliation: Washington University in St. Louis

Gustafsson, Johan E.
Combinative Consequentialism and the Problem of Act Versions
Affiliation: Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme, Paris, France

Nakai, Daisuke
Three Dimensions of Classical Utilitarian Economic Thought - Bentham, J.S. Mill, and Sidgwick
Affiliation: Faculty of Economics at Kinki University

Peterson, Martin
The Right or The Good?
Affiliation: Associate Professor in Section for Philosophy and Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology

Picoli, Rogerio Antonio
A Study of Some of the Bentham's Positions in Metaethics
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy and Methods at Universidade Federal de São João del Rei (UFSJ), Brazil

Quinn, Malcolm

Bentham and Hume on Social Standards of Taste
Affiliation: Associate Dean of Research in CCW Graduate School at University of the Arts London

West, Henry R.
Two Foundations for Early Utilitarianism: Bentham and Paley
Affiliation: Professor of Philosophy at Macalester College

Wigley, Simon
Justice-Adjusted Utilitarianism: Prioritizing the Right or the Good?
Affiliation: Associate Professor in Department of Philosophy at Bilkent University

Wrobel, Claire
Utilitarianism and Literature – On the Role of Fiction in Bentham’s Penal Thought
Affiliation: Ph.D, Lecturer in legal English, Member of the Centre Bentham

Yamazaki, Satoshi
Need and Distribution in Pigou's Economic Thinking
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Kochi University

Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Ashford, Elizabeth
The Right to Subsistence, Negative Rights, and Intrapersonal Trade-offs
Affiliation: Department of Philosophy at University of St. Andrews

Bozzo-Rey, Malik
Could Indirect Legislation Produce Legal Norms?
Affiliation: Maître de Conférences en Ethique Economique et Philosophie du Management, Responsable du Centre Ethique Economie Entreprise (C3E) in Département d'Ethique at Université Catholique de Lille

de Sousa e Brito, José

From Utilitarianism to Kantism: Climbing the Same Mountain
Affiliation: Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Eyal, Nir

Against Fair Chances
Affiliation: Program in Ethics and Health at Harvard University

Lieberman, David

Jeremy Bentham: Jurisprudence and Democratic Theory
Affiliation: School of Law at University of California, Berkeley

Macias, Steven J.
An American Benthamite on Freedom of Speech: The Case of Thomas Cooper
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Law at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Mosekjær, Kasper
Practical Problems With the Concept of ‘Emergency’ in the Balance Between Civil Liberties and Security
Affiliation: Ph.D Fellow, Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics at Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics

Petersen, Thomas S
øbirk
Ethics, Crime Prevention and Prenatal Testing for Antisocial Personality Disorder
Affiliation: Ph.D, Associate Professor in Practical Philosophy in Department for Philosophy and Science Studies at Roskilde University (CUID)

Ross, A.P.

Exploiting the Catastrophe Clause
Affiliation: Queen’s University

Shaver, Robert

Sidgwick’s Axioms and Consequentialism
Affiliation: Philosophy, University of Manitoba

Winsby, Meghan
Promises to Children
Affiliation: Ph.D candidate in Department of Philosophy at University of Western Ontario

Zhai, Xiaobo
Command Versus Rule - Bentham and Hart on the Foundation of a Legal System
Affiliation: Faculty of Laws at University College London

 






 





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