Event Date: 19 February 2018
University of London
London WC1E 7HU
The Aristotelian Society presents:
Professor Alex Voorhoeve (LSE) – Epicurus on Pleasure, the Complete Life, and Death: A Partial Defence
Alex Voorhoeve is Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He works primarily in the theory and practice of distributive justice (especially with respect to health care), in decision theory, and moral psychology, but also has interests in the work of Epicurus, Mandeville, Hume and Smith. His articles have appeared in Ethics, Philosophy & Public Affairs, and Economics & Philosophy, among other places. He is the author of a book of interviews with leading thinkers, Conversations on Ethics (Oxford, 2009), and co-author of Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage (World Health Organization, 2014).