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Financial Ethics Workshop

Culture and languages
Society and economy

The Financial Ethics Research Group at University of Gothenburg is organizing its first "Financial Ethics Workshop" on September 16-17. See the detailed schedule below.

16 Sep 2021
17 Sep 2021
All Day
All Day
Online via Zoom, contact Louis Larue ( to get the link
Registration deadline
14 September 2021

Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science

The workshop will be held on zoom. Registration is free but mandatory. Please send an email to no later than September 14.

Following the workshop, a planned book on the philosophy of money and finance, edited by Joakim Sandberg and Lisa Warenski, is due to be published by Oxford University Press.

Note: Time indicated below is UCT+2 (Central European Summer Time)

Thursday 16 September

Seminar Title

10h30 – Joakim Sandberg (University of Gothenburg )


11h Adrian Walsh (University of New England, Australia)

Financial Ethics and the Moral Status of the Profit Motive

12h Lunch


13h Boudewijn de Bruin (University of Groningen)

Reflexive Law and Epistemic Virtues: The EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan

14h Richard Endörfer (University of Gothenburg)

What precisely is Wrong with Banks Contributing to Financial Crises?

15h Break


15h30 Lisa Warenski (CUNY)

Epistemic Dimensions of Culture and Conduct

16h30 Aaron James (University of California, Irvine)

Rawls, Lerner, and the Tax-and-Spend Booby Trap

Friday 17 September


9h30 - Welcome


10h Marco Meyer (University of Hamburg)

Credit and Distributive Justice

11h Christopher J. Cowton (Huddersfield Business School)

Truth in financial accounting

12h Lunch


13h Clément Fontan (UCLouvain)

Beating around the (green) bush: central banks in face of the environmental meltdown.

14h Joshua Preiss (Minnesota State University)

Freedom and the Ends of Financial Market Reform