Animals and Social Welfare Schedule

Animals and Social Welfare
Duke Law School Room 4000, November 1-2, 2019

Friday, November 1


8:30-10:00 Session 1

Matthew Adler, "Animal Well-Being and the Frameworks of Welfare Economics"

  Mark Budolfson, "Valuing Animal Welfare in Policy and Decision Models"
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-12:30 Session 2
  Eden Lin, "Variabilism and Cross-Species Welfare Comparisons"
  Adam Shriver, "Interspecies Comparisons of Suffering"
  Paula Casal, "The Conditional Value of Tradition"
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:30 Session 3
  Nicolas Treich, "Animal Welfare: Antispeciesism, Veganism, and a Life Worth Living"
  Martin Van der Linden, "If you're an egalitarian, how come you eat meat?"
  Olof Johansson-Stenman, "Endogenous Ethics and Cultured Meat"
3:30-4:00 Break
4:00-5:30 Session 4
  Sarah Hannan, "What can theories of children's well-being tell us about non-human animal well-being?"
  David Plunkett, "Well-Being, Equality, and Conceptual Engineering"
Saturday, November 2
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-10:30 Session 5
  Marc Fleurbaey and Christy Leppanen, "Toward a Theory of Ecosystem Well-Being"
  Dean Spears, "Animals and Separability of Social Welfare"
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Session 6
  Clare Palmer, "Farm Animal Welfare"
  Martin Smith, "The Future of Global Seafood Markets"
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:00 Session 7
  Jeff Sebo, "Animal Welfare and the Problem of Other Minds"
  Ron Kagan, "Ethics and economics: how to consider and calculate captive exotic animal welfare"
3:00-3:30 Wrap Up Discussions