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Summer School

The ISUS Conference will be preceded by a Summer School dedicated to Master and PhD Students on 4th and 5th July.

It will take place in the Learning-Lab of the university: 1st floor, 60 boulevard Vauban, Lille.

4 July :

8:45 Welcoming Presentation

9:00 – 11:00 Michael Quinn, University College London, on ‘Truth and Utility: More than accidental bedfellows?’

11:00 – 13:00 Don Habibi, University of North Carolina Wilmington, on ‘Mill’s Utilitarianism and Democracy’

14:00 – 16:00 Anthony Skelton, Western University Canada, on ‘Sidgwick's Ethics: Utility, Duality and (?) Futility’

16:00 – 18:00 Sarah Conly, Bowdoin University, on ‘Utilitarianism and the Psychology of Agency’

5 July :

9:00 – 11:00 Andrew Moore, University of Otago, on ‘Well-Being’

11:00 – 13:00 Christopher Woodard, University of Nottingham, on ‘Idealising Forms of Utilitarianism’

14:00 – 16:00 Martin Peterson, Texas A&M University, on ‘Nonutilitarian Versions of Utilitarianism’

16:00 – 18:00 Raffaele Marchetti, LUISS Università Guido Carli, on ‘Consequential Cosmopolitanism and the Issue of Migration’

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Students participating in this summer school are very welcome to submit a paper to the Conference.

The Committee of ISUS will award a prize of 500€ for the best paper presented at the Conference by a graduate student.

Attendance is free. However, please note that the number of places available is limited.

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