We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher. The Erasmus Initiative “Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity” is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral researcher in philosophy. The initiative combines members of the Erasmus School of Philosophy (ESPhil), Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), and Erasmus School of Law (ESL), and channels their expertise into ambitious multi-disciplinary research projects. We … Read more
Conrad Heilmann talked about the fairness of day-fines at the international conference “Taking Wealth Seriously: European Practice with Day Fines” at Erasmus University Rotterdam on June 26, 2019.
I gave a talk about fairness and the refugee crisis organised by the Centre of Excellence in Public Safety Management (CESAM) of the Rotterdam School of Management. Here is a report of the conference and here is a blogpost on the website of the Erasmus Initiative “Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity” on some of the issues I … Read more
The refugee crisis poses obvious practical and political challenges: what are the local communities at whose shores thousands of migrants arrive to do? Ethical questions however, pose themselves with the same urgency: Who has a duty to assist? And what does fairness require?
The summer school on “Economic Behaviours: Models, Measurements, and Policies” will take place in the Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, June 30 – July 5, 2019. Conrad Heilmann will give a lecture on “Modelling and Measuring Fairness”.
Many congratulations to James Grayot for successfully defending his PhD thesis on “Agency and Choice” at the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy & Economics (EIPE) at the Erasmus School of Philosophy! He was interviewed about his PhD in Erasmus Magazine, and there is a summary of his PhD published in the Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics. … Read more
I very much enjoyed reading Ivan Moscati’s excellent book Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics, Oxford University Press. Here is my book review essay in Oeconomia. Also check out the reviews by Jean-Sébastien Lenfant and Catherine Herfeld, and Ivan’s reply in the same issue.
Professor Debra Satz (Stanford) will receive an honorary doctorate from Erasmus University on recommendation of the Erasmus Initiative “Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity” and the Erasmus School of Philosophy. On November 9, 2018, we celebrate her work with a conference on Ethics and Economics with Ingrid Robeyns and Martin van Hees and the Erasmus Philosophy Lecture, … Read more
A seven-sessions programme on philosophy for executives (in Dutch). The programme will cover many different philosophers and approaches. I will teach about argumentation theory and rationality. Details (in Dutch) are here.
The Erasmus Initiative “Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity” is a research initiative by the Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam School of Management, and the Faculty of Philosophy. I am excited to join this initiative! In the next five years, we will aim to create interdisciplinary research between researchers at Erasmus University and beyond to help address … Read more