- John Broome, 24 September, 11:00

ArgLab Research Colloquium

Av. de Berna 26, Edifício ID, Sala 1.05


Normativity in Reasoning

John Broome, Oxford University


Professor John Broome is White's Professor of Moral Philosophy of Corpus Christi College, Oxford University. His main interests are Ethics, Political e Moral Issues Related to Climate Change, Rationality and Normativity. He is Master in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Cambridge, UK; PhD in Economics from MIT, USA; and Master of Philosophy from the University of London, UK. Before becoming professor at Oxford, he taught at the Universities of Bristol, St. Andrews and London. He has been Visiting Professor, among others places, at the North American Universities of Virginia, Washington and Princeton, at the Australian National University, at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, and at the University of Canterbury. He is an elected member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the British Academy and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Professor Broome published more than 100 articles and the following books: [1] The Microeconomics of Capitalism, Academic Press, 1983, [2] Weighing Goods: Equality, Uncertainty and Time, Blackwell, 1991, [3] Counting the Cost of Global Warming, White Horse Press, 1992 [4]; Ethics out of Economics, Cambridge University Press, 1999 [5]; Weighing Lives, Oxford University Press, 2004; [6] Climate Matters: Ethics in the Warming World, Norton, 2012; [7] Through Reasoning rationality, Blackwell, 2013.