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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 7107 7334

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Office: LAK 2.01

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

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Prof Luc Bovens
Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6822 Website: bovens.org/

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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

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

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Dr Campbell Brown
Assistant Professor

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*Starting September 2016*

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 7334 Website: susanneburri.ch

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Office: LAK 4.02

Normative ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of economics.

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Dr Andrew Buskell
LSE Fellow

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Office: LAK 2.01

Philosophy of Science. Philosophy of the Cognitive, Biological, and Social Sciences.

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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 Peter Dennis
LSE Fellow

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Office: LAK 4.05

Epistemology. Rationality. Philosophy and Public Policy.

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Dr Heather Dyke
LSE Fellow

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Office: LAK 4.04

Metaphysics. Philosophy of Time. 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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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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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: LAK 2.04

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
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7107 5150

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Office: LAK 2.02

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 Joe Mazor
Assistant Professor (Temporary)
Work Phone: +44 (0) 020 7849 4924

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Office: CON 3.01

Political philosophy. Philosophy and public policy. Philosophy of economics. Environmental ethics.

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

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Office: LAK 4.06

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

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 Wlodek Rabinowicz
Centennial Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7852 3541

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Office: LAK 4.05

Moral philosophy. Value theory. Decision theory. Philosophical logic.

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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

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
Assistant Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7107 5484 Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/ROBERT49

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Office: LAK 5.03

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

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Dr Katie Steele
Associate Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0) 20 7955 6136

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Office: LAK 3.04

Rational choice theory. Methodology of science. Climate-change decisions: scientific and ethical issues.

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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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Johanna Thoma
Assistant Professor
Website: johannathoma.com

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*Starting September 2016*

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

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

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Office: LAK 4.01

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

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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 the LSE.

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Prof John Worrall
Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7335

Biographical Info

Office: LAK 3.02

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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