Axiology Workshop 2023

Venue: McGill University, Montreal

Dates: September 29-30, 2023

Keynote Speaker: Wlodek Rabinowicz (Lund)

Canada Research Chair in Value Theory and the Philosophy of Public Policy (PI: Iwao Hirose) is pleased to announce the first annual Axiology Workshop. The workshop is intended to be a friendly forum where analytical value theorists in philosophy, economics, and social sciences get together. It will take place in Montreal on September 29-30, 2023.


  • Wlodek Rabinowicz (Lund) “Person-affecting restriction and incommensurable lives”
  • Nicolas Cote (Glasgow) “A diachronic consistency argument against partial aggregation”
  • Matthew Adler (Duke) “Person-affecting consequentialism: Paretian, equity-regarding, desert-neutral, and repugnant”
  • Henrik Andersson (Lund) “A hard rejection of spectrum arguments”
  • Steven Wall (Arizona) & David Sobel (Syracuse) “The benefits of valuing the good too much”
  • Petra Kosonen (UT Austin) “Bounded utilities and ex ante Pareto”
  • John Weymark (Vanderbilt) “Impartiality and relative utilitarianism”
  • Ralph Wedgwood (USC) “A general account of the measurement of values”
  • Marina Moreno (LMU Munich) “The (im)possibility of prudential goodness”
  • Anthony Kelley (LSU) “The attitudinal hedonic tone theory of pleasure”

Registration closed. Attendance is free but requires registration as the space is limited. If you are interested to act as a session chair (e.g., to secure your travel fund), please indicate your interest in the comment box in the registration form. 

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