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CANCELLED: Book symposium: ‘Agency, Freedom and Choice’

17 March @ 13:00 - 17:10

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The OZSW study group Philosophy of Economics together with Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE) organises a symposium on Constanze Binder’s recent book ‘Agency, Freedom and Choice’ (2019). The book examines the value freedom has for human agency and development, and the implications this has for welfare measurement and public policy.
Due to current Covid-19 situation, we have decided to cancel the upcoming symposium on ‘Agency, Freedom and Choice’. We intend to organise the event at a later date, after the situation is resolved.   The OZSW study group Philosophy of Economics together with Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE) organises a symposium on Constanze Binder’s recent book ‘Agency, Freedom and Choice’ (2019). The book examines the value freedom has for human agency and development, and the implications this has for welfare measurement and public policy.
Program:
Session 1: Room T3–25
13:00 – 13:10 Introduction to the book by Constanze Binder (Erasmus University Rotterdam) 13:10 – 13:50: ‘Freedom’s Agency Value: What it is and why it matters’ Commentator: Annalisa Costella (Erasmus University Rotterdam) Break 14:00 – 14:50 ‘Choice-Relevant Diversity Revealed’ Commentator: Hendrik Rommeswinkel (National Taiwan University) Break
Session 2: Room T3–14
15:20 – 16:10 ‘Plural Identities and Preference Formation’ Commentator: Akshath Jitendranath (VU Amsterdam) Break 16:20 – 17:10 ‘Cultural Diversity and the Capability Approach’ Commentator: Morten Byskov (University of Warwick)
Registration:
Attendance is free, all are welcome. An extended abstract of the book can be found here. For further questions about the event and information on how to access the book, please contact abrahamson@esphil.eur.nl.

Due to current Covid-19 situation, we have decided to cancel the upcoming symposium on ‘Agency, Freedom and Choice’.

We intend to organise the event at a later date, after the situation is resolved.

 

The OZSW study group Philosophy of Economics together with Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE) organises a symposium on Constanze Binder’s recent book ‘Agency, Freedom and Choice’ (2019).

The book examines the value freedom has for human agency and development, and the implications this has for welfare measurement and public policy.

Program:
Session 1: Room T3–25

13:00 – 13:10 Introduction to the book by Constanze Binder (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
13:10 – 13:50: ‘Freedom’s Agency Value: What it is and why it matters’
Commentator: Annalisa Costella (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Break

14:00 – 14:50 ‘Choice-Relevant Diversity Revealed’
Commentator: Hendrik Rommeswinkel (National Taiwan University)

Break

Session 2: Room T3–14

15:20 – 16:10 ‘Plural Identities and Preference Formation’
Commentator: Akshath Jitendranath (VU Amsterdam)

Break

16:20 – 17:10 ‘Cultural Diversity and the Capability Approach’
Commentator: Morten Byskov (University of Warwick)

Registration:

Attendance is free, all are welcome.

An extended abstract of the book can be found here. For further questions about the event and information on how to access the book, please contact abrahamson@esphil.eur.nl.

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