Dr Kai Spiekermann

Kai-Spiekermann

Associate Professor of Political Philosophy

Email: k.spiekermann@lse.ac.uk| 
Office: CON5.17, Connaught House
Office Hours: On leave Michaelmas and Lent term 2013/14
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6516
Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/spiekerk|

 

Biography


Dr Kai Spiekermann is Associate Professor of Political Philosophy in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Research Interests


  • 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

Teaching Responsibilities


  • On leave Michaelmas and Lent term 2013/14

Publications


Epistemic solidarity as a political strategy
Goodin, Robert E. and Spiekermann, Kai (2014) Epistemic solidarity as a political strategy. Working paper, Department of Government, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Four types of moral wriggle room: uncovering mechanisms of racial discrimination
Spiekermann, Kai (2014) Four types of moral wriggle room: uncovering mechanisms of racial discrimination. In: Fricker, Miranda and Brady, Michael, (eds.) The Epistemic Life of Groups: Essays in the Epistemology of Collectives. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. (In Press)

Small impacts and imperceptible effects: causing harm with others
Spiekermann, Kai (2014) Small impacts and imperceptible effects: causing harm with others. Midwest Studies In Philosophy, 38 . ISSN 1475-4975 (In Press)

Methodological individualism and holism in political science: a reconciliation
List, Christian and Spiekermann, Kai (2013) Methodological individualism and holism in political science: a reconciliation. American Political Science Review, 107 (4). pp. 629-643. ISSN 0003-0554

Objective and subjective compliance: how 'moral wiggle room' opens
Spiekermann, Kai and Weiss, Arne (2013) Objective and subjective compliance: how 'moral wiggle room' opens. Working paper, Department of Government, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Independent opinions? On the causal foundations of belief formation and jury theorems
Dietrich, Franz and Spiekermann, Kai (2013) Independent opinions? On the causal foundations of belief formation and jury theorems. Mind, 122 (487). pp. 655-685. ISSN 0026-4423

Buying low, flying high: carbon offsets and partial compliance
Spiekermann, Kai (2013) Buying low, flying high: carbon offsets and partial compliance. Political Studies, Online . ISSN 0032-3217 (In Press)

Book review: Framing democracy: a behavioral approach to democratic theory, Jamie Terence Kelly
Spiekermann, Kai (2013) Book review: Framing democracy: a behavioral approach to democratic theory, Jamie Terence Kelly. Ethics, 123 (3). pp. 568-572. ISSN 0014-1704

Epistemic democracy with defensible premises
Dietrich, Franz and Spiekermann, Kai (2013) Epistemic democracy with defensible premises. Economics and Philosophy, 29 (1). pp. 87-120. ISSN 0266-2671

Judgement aggregation and distributed thinking
Spiekermann, Kai (2013) Judgement aggregation and distributed thinking. In: Cowley, Stephen J. and Vallée-Tourangeau, Frédéric, (eds.) Cognition Beyond the Brain: Computation, Interactivity and Human Artifice. Springer London, London, UK, pp. 31-51. ISBN 9781447151241

Epistemic aspects of representative government
Goodin, Robert E. and Spiekermann, Kai (2012) Epistemic aspects of representative government. European Political Science Review, 4 (3). pp. 303-325. ISSN 1755-7739

Courts of many minds
Spiekermann, Kai and Goodin, Robert E. (2012) Courts of many minds. British Journal of Political Science, 42 (3). pp. 555-571. ISSN 0007-1234

Book review: Beyond humanity, by Allen Buchanan
Spiekermann, Kai (2011) Book review: Beyond humanity, by Allen Buchanan. Revista de Direito Sanitário, 12 (1). pp. 293-302. ISSN 2316-9044

Rules, norms, and commitment
Peter, Fabienne and Spiekermann, Kai (2011) Rules, norms, and commitment. In: Jarvie, Ian C. and Zamora-Bonilla, Jesus, (eds.) The Sage Handbook of Philosophy of Social Science. SAGE Publications Ltd, London, UK. ISBN 9781847874009

Epistemic democracy with defensible premises
Dietrich, Franz and Spiekermann, Kai (2010) Epistemic democracy with defensible premises. Working papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Independent opinions?
Dietrich, Franz and Spiekermann, Kai (2010) Independent opinions? Working papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Courts of many minds
Spiekermann, Kai and Goodin, Robert E. (2010) Courts of many minds. In: APSA 2010 annual meeting, 16-19 May 2010, Orlando, FL.

Judgement aggregation and distributed thinking
Spiekermann, Kai (2010) Judgement aggregation and distributed thinking. AI and Society, 25 (4). pp. 401-412. ISSN 1435-5655

Epistemic aspects of representative government
Goodin, Robert E. and Spiekermann, Kai (2010) Epistemic aspects of representative government. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Sort out your neighbourhood: public good games on dynamic networks
Spiekermann, Kai (2009) Sort out your neighbourhood: public good games on dynamic networks. Synthese, 168 (2). pp. 273-294. ISSN 1573-0964

What the neighbours think: state-building, esteem and political culture
Spiekermann, Kai (2009) What the neighbours think: state-building, esteem and political culture. In: Raue, Julia and Sutter, Patrick, (eds.) Facets and Practices of State-Building. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 9789004174030

Reply: clubbish justice
Spiekermann, Kai (2008) Reply: clubbish justice. Politics, Philosophy and Economics, 7 (4). pp. 447-453. ISSN 1470-594X

Translucency, assortation, and information pooling: how groups solve social dilemmas
Spiekermann, Kai (2007) Translucency, assortation, and information pooling: how groups solve social dilemmas. Politics, Philosophy and Economics, 6 (3). pp. 285-306. ISSN 1470-594X

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