‘Mathematical psychics’ was the name of the approach and the book by Edgeworth for a burgeoning scientific approach, also pioneered by Pareto, for that part of psychology on which economics rests. The nature of the subject of this approach raises the prospect that this approach can also be of interest to practitioners of other sciences … Read more
The important ‘no-envy’ fairness criterion has typically been attributed to Foley (1967) and sometimes to Tinbergen (1946, 1953). We reveal that Jan Tinbergen introduced ‘no-envy’ as a fairness criterion in his article “Mathematiese Psychologie” published in 1930 in the Dutch journal Mens en Maatschappij and translated as “Mathematical Psychology” in 2021 in the Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and … Read more
Conrad Heilmann gave a talk on “Testing Concerns About Financial Economics” together with M. Vergara-Fernández and M. Szymanowska at the British Society for the Philosophy of the Science in July 2021.
In collaboration with C. Heilmann and M. Szymanowska, Melissa Vergara-Fernándes presented on the “Model Diversity in Financial Economics” at the British Society for the Philosophy of Science in July 2021
Conrad Heilmann gave a talk on the ethical debate surrounding Artificial Intelligence at the Bachelor Honours Class of the Erasmus School of Economics on April, 2021.
Write a PhD thesis on fairness, based at EIPE and ESPhil – the ad for the fully funded PhD position can be found here.
A short text on the very idea of fairness as proportional satisfaction of claims appeared (in Dutch) in the Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte: S. Wintein & C. Heilmann (2020). Eerlijkheid: het proportionele-claims idee. Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, 112 (4), 494-498.
The conference on “Doing Science in a Pluralistic Society” will bring together leading philosophers of science who work on values, including Heather Douglas, Wendy Parker, Hugh Lacey, Kevin Elliott, and many more. The “Values in Finance” project of the Erasmus Initiative “Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity” will contribute a talk on “Sustainability in Finance” – joint … Read more
Stefan Wintein and I have published a small tribute (“Kleine Ode”) to Aristoteles on the Dutch philosophy blog Bij Nader Inzien.
In a blogpost on Bij Nader Inzien, we ask the question “what is fairness?”, give a very short introduction to Broome’s account of fairness as proportionality to claims but also mention some problems with the concept of claims. S. Wintein & H.C.K. Heilmann (2020). Ode: Fairness. Blogpost on Bij Nader Inzien, April 2020.