Philosophy of Green Economics (Sat 18 Nov, 2006)


Philosophy of Green Economics ConferenceSaturday  18th November 2006  10 am - 6 pm

at the Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster

Admission is £15.00 for the day, payable in advance. Plus vegetarian and vegan catering and all day tea and coffee. Bookings now open. Note that the venue is wheelchair accessible on the ground floor only.

Please register for the conference using the booking form on the website www.greeneconomics.org.uk and send your cheque payable to "The Green Economics Institute"  to The Green Economics Institute, 6 Strachey Close, Tidmarsh, Reading RG8 8EP.

Programme

10 - 10.30 am          Welcome and Coffee

10.30 - 11.45 am          Introductory session

Plenary: The need for a Philosophy of Green Economics

Chair Dr Anne Chapman

Miriam Kennet Director Green Economics Institute, Mansfield College Oxford University, Roots and philosophy of Green Economics

Professor John O'Neill, Philosopher Lancaster University, Why we need a philosophy of Green Economics

Dr Philip Hutchinson Philosophy of Green Economics

11.45 am - 12.00          Coffee  break

12 - 1.00 pm

Parallel Sessions;The aims of the economy

Professor Andrew Sayer, Sociology Lancaster University, The moral economy

Dr Pat Devine, Manchester University, Economist

1.00 - 2.00 pm         Lunch

2.00 - 3.00 pm

Parallel sessions:  Ethics and the economy for the world

Professor John Whitelegg Ethics and the environment

Professor Mary Mellor,  'Critical immanent realism: a philosophy for an embodied and embedded humanity'

3.00 - 4.00 pm

Parallel sessions:

The development of  Issues, schools and tools in the evolution of Green Economics philosophy Professor John O'Neill, Philosopher Lancaster University, Why we need a philosophy of Green Economics

David Tyfield Philosopher

Anthony Alexander philosopher  (to be confirmed)

4.00 - 4.30 pm          Tea

4.30 - 5.15 pm

Parallel sessions: Suggestions in Economic philosophy

Dr Philip Hutchinson Philosophy of Green Economics

Dr David Rodway  Philosopher "Ecologism: The new paradigm and revolution in perception & thought in philosophy, science, art, politics & economics - countering the neo-liberal (Cartesian) tyranny, and saving the planet".

5.15 - 6.00 pm

Parallel  sessions:  Towards a new economy for the world

Dr Anne Chapman The economy of the world

Dr Dan Rigby,Senior Lecturer, Environmental Economics, School of Economic Studies, Manchester University

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Miriam Kennet, Institute Director greeneconomicsinstitute@yahoo.com