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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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Extended Faculty

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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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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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Dr Thomas Ferretti
Guest Teacher

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Contemporary political philosophy. Theories of justice. Economic ethics.

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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 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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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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