Bioethics and Political Philosophy: Nordic Perspectives

Workshop on Autonomy

Stockholm University, May 16–17, 2019

Hosted by the Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University and the Stockholm Centre for Healthcare Ethics (CHE).

Download a PDF version of the program.

Location: Bergsmannen room, Aula Magna [Directions, maps]

Thursday, May 16
Morning session

Chair: Greg Bognar (Stockholm University)

09:00–10:00
Ulrik Kihlbom (Uppsala University)
Autonomy and (Un-)due Influence from Intimates
Commentator: Klemens Kappel (University of Copenhagen)

10:00–11:00
Jesper Ahlin Marceta (KTH, Stockholm)
Affirmative Self-Reflection as Authenticity: Problems and Possibilities
Commentator: Joona Räsänen (University of Oslo)

11:00–11:30
Coffee break

11:30–12:30
Ylva Gustafsson (Åbo Akademi University, Turku)
The McDonaldization of Elderly Care in Finland
Commentator: Vilhjálmur Árnason (University of Iceland, Reykjavík)

12:30–14:00
Lunch break

Afternoon session

Chair: Vilhjálmur Árnason (University of Iceland, Reykjavík)

14:00–15:00
Morten Dige (Aarhus University)
The Limits of Autonomy in Arguments about Assisted Death
Commentator: Ulrik Kihlbom (Uppsala University)

15:00–15:30
Coffee break

15:30–16:30
Gloria Traina (University of Oslo)
Personal Responsibility for Health in Prevention and Priority-Setting:
An Analysis of Norwegian Key Policy Documents, 1987 to 2018
Commentator: Kristine Bærøe (University of Bergen)

16:30–17:30
Johanna S. Ahola-Launonen (Aalto University Business School, Helsinki)
Theoretical Work on Health and Personal Responsibility Leads to Bad Applications
Commentator: Andreas Brøgger Albertsen (Aarhus University)

19:30
Workshop dinner
Location: TBA

Friday, May 17
Morning session

Chair: Greg Bognar (Stockholm University)

09:00–10:00
Klemens Kappel (University of Copenhagen)
Mid-Level Principles and the Significance of Convergence
Commentator: Niklas Juth (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm)

10:00–11:00
Kristine Bærøe (University of Bergen)
Ethical Accountability of Decision-Makers in Health: Addressing Power, Risk, and Autonomy
Commentator: Vilhjálmur Árnason (University of Iceland, Reykjavík)

11:00–11:30
Coffee break

11:30–12:30
Anna Folland (Uppsala University)
The Moral Importance of Harm
Commentator: Morten Dige (Aarhus University)

12:30–14:00
Lunch break

Afternoon session

Chair: Andreas Brøgger Albertsen (Aarhus University)

14:00–15:00
Aksel Sterri (University of Oslo)
Sex Selection in India: Why a Ban is Not Justified
Commentator: Greg Bognar (Stockholm University)

15:00–15:30
Coffee break

15:30–16:30
Kristi Lõuk (University of Tartu)
How Paternalistic Should Ethics of Research with Human Subjects Be?
Commentator: Gert Helgesson (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm)

16:30–17:30
Joona Räsänen (University of Oslo)
Is There a Case for Legal Age Change?
Commentator: Anna Folland (Uppsala University)

Organizers

Greg Bognar, Stockholm University
Vilhjálmur Árnason, University of Iceland
Andreas Albertsen, Aarhus University