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Workshop on the Ethics of Consent

Workshop on the Ethics of Consent, 16-17 September 2016

The Centre for Ethics is pleased to welcome an international group of scholars for a one and half-day book workshop on the ethics of consent.

Venue: Center for Ethics, Zollikerstrasse 117, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
  • Workshop day 1 – Friday, 16th September 2016

14:00 Welcome (Peter Schaber, Juri Viehoff)

Part I: Conceptual Issues
14:15-15:30 Richard Healey (University of Sheffield): The Ontology of Consent, Discussant: Karamvir Chada
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-17:00 Peter Schaber (Zurich): The Ontology of Consent: In Defense of the Mental State Account
17:00-18:15 Hugh Lazenby (University of Glasgow): Permissible Secrets: Reasonable Disclosure and Informed Consent in Sexual Relations, Discussant: Holger Baumann
  • Workshop day 2 – Saturday, 17th September 2016

Part II: Applied and Legal Issues
10:00-11:15 Vera Bergelson (Rutgers): Sex, Lies, and Law: Rethinking Rape-by-Fraud, Discussant: Larry Alexander
11:15-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:45 Tom Dougherty (Cambridge): The Normative Power of Consent
12:45-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:15 Tatjana Hörnle (Humboldt University Berlin): Sexual offenses and Consent, Discussant: Juri Viehoff
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:00 Roundtable & Wrap-up: New Directions in Theorizing Consent