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Risk and Recklessness (VoR/RoR joint research workshop)
**About the workshop**

When is a risk reckless? What does recklessness involve, and what influences our judgments of when a risk is recklessness? These are important questions for decision-makers, prosecutors, and increasingly the rest of us in navigating our everyday lives. Answering them requires understanding the nature of risk, as well as the nature of recklessness. This workshop aims to make progress on that by bringing together philosophers and legal theorists working on these topics.

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**Schedule (all times UK time)**

Abstract for the talks are available at: https://bit.ly/RiskReckInfo

>>Thursday 22 April

13.00–14.00
David Prendergast (Dublin) - Distinguishing Recklessness from Negligence in Criminal Law
Respondent: David Campbell (Oxford)

14.30–15.30
Martin Smith (Edinburgh) - Rights and the Ethics of Risk Imposition
Respondent: Claire Hogg (KCL)

16.00–17.00
Alexander Greenberg (UCL) - Culpability, Consciousness, and Carrying on Regardless

>>Friday 23 April

9.00–10.00
Johanna Thoma (LSE) - Merely Means Paternalist? Prospect Theory and ‘Debiased’ Welfare Analysis
Respondent: Petronella Randell (St Andrews)

10.30–11.30
Joseph Bowen (Stockholm) - Rights: Facts, Evidence, or Beliefs?
Respondent: Dylan Balfour (Edinburgh)

12.00–13.00
Philip Ebert (Stirling) - Gratuitous Risk: Perceived Danger and Recklessness Judgements about Outdoor Sports Participants

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We encourage colleagues and especially postgraduate students to attend. Please spread the word. All are welcome, but registration is essential.

On the registration page, for 'Organisation', please give the name of the university or other organisation you are affiliated with. If you do not have such an affiliation, please give your status or job title that shows your connection to or interest in this event (e.g. 'independent researcher in law', 'journalist', 'retired academic' etc.). This field is required, mainly for security reasons.
Apr 22, 2021 01:00 PM
Apr 23, 2021 09:00 AM
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