Dr Kai Spiekermann is Associate Professor of Political Philosophy and the Doctoral Programme Director in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics. Among his research interests are normative and positive political theory, philosophy of the social sciences, social epistemology and environmental change. He is particularly interested in applying formal methods, computational simulations, and experiments to problems in political philosophy. His recent publications have focused on mechanisms of norm avoidance, strategic ignorance and moral knowledge, on information aggregation, jury theorems and epistemic democracy, and on reductionism and holism in the social sciences. More information is available at www.kaispiekermann.net.
Philosophy of the social sciences
Normative and positive questions of moral theory and political philosophy
Game theory and its philosophical applications
Social epistemology; environmental change