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9 October 2019
09:00 - 17:00
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Workshop on the philosophy of the capability approach

One-day workshop on the philosophy of the capability approach on Wednesday October 9th, from 9.00-17.00. The workshop is aimed at scholars and graduate students in philosophy, and other scholars and graduate students working on foundational issues in the capability approach. Participation is free but places are limited, and lunch and coffee will be provided (registration details below).

Speakers and program:

Sebastian Østlund (Umeå University) Capabilities, Value-Neutrality, and Disagreements

Rutger Claassen (Utrecht University) Agency and the capabilities for Empowerment and Inclusion

Wei Fei (Beijing Normal University), From Poetic Justice to Capability Justice — Martha Nussbaum’s Theory of Justice as a way to complement and solve the Rawls’ Three Unsolved problems

Naomi Jacobs (TUEindhoven) Capability Sensitive Design for Health and Wellbeing technologies

Matthias Kramm (Utrecht University), When a River Becomes a Person

Ingrid Robeyns (Utrecht University) Value Pluralism in the Capability Approach


To register, please send an email to Bart Mijland.