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Prof Matthew D. Adler
Ludwig M. Lachmann Fellow

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Cost-benefit analysis. Social welfare functions. Prioritarianism. Risk regulation. Climate policy.

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Prof J. McKenzie Alexander
Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6496 Website: jmckalex.org

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Office: LAK 5.01

 

Evolutionary game theory. Evolution of morality and social norms. Philosophy of social science. Foundations of decision theory.

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Dr Catherine Audard
Visting Fellow, Chair and Co-founder of the FEP
Website: Forum Page

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Kant, Hegel, Continental philosophy. Anglo-American and political philosophy. Classical, “new” and neo-liberalisms. John Stuart Mill, problems of utilitarianism. Problems of contemporary citizenship and multiculturalism. The Rawls Habermas Debate.

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Prof Nick Baigent
Visiting Professor

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Rational Choice Theory. Identities and Violence. Topological Social Choice Theory.

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Dr Jonathan Birch
Assistant Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7852 3541 Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/birchj1/

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Office: LAK 4.05

 

Philosophy of science. Philosophy of biology. Philosophy of cognitive science.

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Dr Adrian Boutel
Guest Teacher
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7852 3541

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Office: LAK 4.05
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 13:00–14:00

 

Philosophy of mind. Metaphysics. Philosophy of science.

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Prof Luc Bovens
Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7335 Website: bovens.org/

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Office: LAK 3.02
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 10:30–12:30 (first 5 weeks of MT only)

 

Philosophy and Public Policy. Moral and Political Theory. Rationality and Formal Epistemology.

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Prof Richard Bradley
Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7330 Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/bradleyr

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Office: LAK 2.03
Office Hours: Thursdays, 11:00–13:00

 

Decision Theory. Hypothetical reasoning. Foundations of economic and social theory.

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Liam Kofi Bright
Assistant Professor

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*Starting September 2018*

Philosophy of Science (especially philosophy of the social sciences). Epistemology (especially formal and social). Africana Philosophy (especially the work of W. E. B. Du Bois).

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Dr Campbell Brown
Assistant Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6785

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Office: LAK 2.04
Office Hours: Thursdays, 11:00–13:00

 

Moral and political philosophy, especially formal approaches to these. Rational and social choice theory.

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Dr Susanne Burri
Assistant Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6136 Website: susanneburri.ch

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Office: LAK 3.04
Office Hours: Fridays, 15:00–17:00

 

Normative ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of economics.

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Prof Nancy Cartwright
Professor Emeritus

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Philosophy and history of science (especially physics and economics), causal inference, causal powers, scientific emergence and objectivity and evidence, especially for evidence-based policy [EBP].

Nancy Cartwright is Co-Director of the Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society and Professor of Philosophy at Durham University.

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Dr Thomas Ferretti
Guest Teacher

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Contemporary political philosophy. Theories of justice. Economic ethics.

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Prof Roman Frigg
Professor, CPNSS Director
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7182 Website: romanfrigg.org

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Office: LAK 1.01

 

Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Physics, with a special focus on Climate Change, Statistical Physics, Chaos Theory, Scientific Modelling, and Representation.

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Prof Wulf Gaertner
Visiting Professor

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Collective choice theory. Empirical studies in social choice. Theory of human rationality.

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Dr Mattia Gallotti
LSE Fellow
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6507 Website: mattiagallotti.com

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Office: LAK 3.01
Office Hours: Fridays, 10:30–12:30 (in LAK 5.04)

 

Philosophy of Social and Cognitive Science, with a focus on social ontology, social cognition, social theory, cognitive approaches to literature. Philosophy and Public Policy.

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Dr Owen Griffiths
LSE Fellow
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7107 5111

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Office: LAK 3.01
Office Hours: Mondays, 13:30–15:00 (in LAK 5.04)

 

Philosophical logic. Philosophy of language. Metaphysics. Philosophy of Mathematics. Mathematical logic.

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Prof Daniel M. Hausman
Ludwig M. Lachmann Fellow

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Methodological, metaphysical and ethical issues at the boundaries between economics and philosophy.

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Prof Colin Howson
Professor Emeritus

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Philosophy of Science, logic and foundations of probability.

Colin Howson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto.

 

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Laurenz Hudetz
Assistant Professor

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*Starting September 2018*

Philosophy of Science. Logic. Philosophy of Physics.

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Prof Christian List
Professor, Political Science & Philosophy
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6785 Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/list

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Office: CON 4.04
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 14:00–16:00

 

Social choice theory. Decision theory. Political theory, formal and normative. Philosophy of science and social science. Theories of democracy and deliberation. Theories of agency, mental causation, and free will.

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Dr Anna Mahtani
Assistant Professor

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Office: LAK 4.04
Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00–13:00

 

Vagueness. Philosophy of Probability. Formal Epistemology.

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Prof David Makinson
Professor

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Logic and its relations with other disciplines, particularly philosophy and computer science. Logic of belief change. Nonmonotonic reasoning. Input/output logics. Logic of normative systems. Logical friendliness. Qualitative versus quantitative analyses of uncertain reasoning. Relevance criteria for belief change operations.

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Dr Marie Milofsky
Guest Lecturer
Work Phone: +44(0)20 7852 3721

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Office: LAK 4.06
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 14:00–16:00

 

Political philosophy. Ethical theory. Rational choice and bargaining theory.

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Prof Michael Otsuka
Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7333 Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/OTSUKAM

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Office: LAK 3.03
Office Hours: Mondays, 16:30–18:30 (first 5 weeks of MT only)

 

Prioritarianism, egalitarianism, and the separateness of persons. The morality of imposing risks, harming, and saving from harm. Left-libertarianism. Personal identity. Free will and moral responsibility.

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Prof Miklós Rédei
Professor, Head of Department
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6323 Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/redeim

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Office: LAK 4.03
Office Hours: Mondays 14:30–16:30

 

Foundational and philosophical problems of modern physics. Quantum logic. General issues in philosophy of science.

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Prof Michael Redhead
Co-Director of the CPNSS, Former Centennial Professor of Philosophy at LSE
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7330

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Modern theoretical physics.

 

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Dr Bryan W. Roberts
Associate Professor, Doctoral Programme Director
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7107 5484 Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/ROBERT49

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Office: LAK 5.03
Office Hours: Mondays, 11:00–13:00

 

Philosophy and foundations of physics. Philosophy of science. Philosophy of time. History of physics. Foundations of economics.

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Max Steuer
Reader Emeritus
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7521

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Office: LAK  5.02

Economic implications of culture. Evolutionary selection mechanisms. Rationality. Interaction between design and social forces.

Max Steuer joined the School’s Economics Department in 1959. He is a founding member of the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS) and has regularly taught on the MSc Economics and Philosophy for the Department. He is the author of The Scientific Study of Society (2003).

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Dr Johanna Thoma
Assistant Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7334 Website: johannathoma.com

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Office: LAK 4.02
Office Hours: Wednesdays 15:00–17:00

 

Practical Rationality. Decision and Game Theory. Philosophy of Economics. Moral Philosophy.

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Prof Alex Voorhoeve
Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6597 Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/voorhoev

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Office: LAK 4.01
Office Hours: Thursdays, 12:00–13:00

 

Political Philosophy. Rational and Social Choice Theory. Moral Philosophy. Philosophy of Economics.

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Dr Ioannis Votsis
LSE Fellow
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7106 1100 Website: votsis.org

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Office: LAK 3.01
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 15:00–16:00

 

Philosophy of science. Scientific realism debate. Theory change in science. Theory-ladenness of perception and observation. Confirmation theory. Unification. Ad hoc-ness.

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Prof Charlotte Werndl
Visiting Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6507 Website: charlottewerndl.net/

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General philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, philosophy of climate science, philosophy of mathematics, evidence and philosophy of statistics

Charlotte Werndl is a professor of philosophy at the University of Salzburg, and maintains a visiting professorship at LSE.

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Prof John Worrall
Professor

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Office: LAK 3.01

Philosophy of science. Theory change in science. Nineteenth century optics. Philosophy and methodology of medicine (especially the scope and limits of scientific method). Evidence-based medicine.

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