People

Academic Staff


Name Role Expertise

Jason McKenzie Alexander|

Professor

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

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Jonathan Birch|

Assistant Professor

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

Luc Bovens|

Professor and Head of Department

Philosophy and Public Policy. Moral Theory. Formal Epistemology. Public and Social  Choice. Coherence Theory of Justification. Rationality. Policy and Choice.

Richard Bradley|

Professor

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

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Peter Dennis|

LSE Fellow

Epistemology. Rationality. Philosophy and Public Policy.

Roman Frigg|

Professor

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

Andrew Khoury|

Senior Fellow

Moral Philosophy. Social and Political Philosophy. Metaphysics (especially Free Will, Personal Identity, and Action Theory).

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Christian List|

Professor

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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Anna Mahtani|

Assistant Professor

Vagueness. Philosophy of Probability. Formal Epistemology.

David Makinson|

Visiting Professor

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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Joe Mazor|

Assistant Professor (Temporary)

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

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Michael Otsuka|

Professor

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.


Wlodek Rabinowicz|

Centennial Professor

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

Miklós Rédei|

Professor

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

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Bryan W. Roberts|

Assistant Professor

Foundations of quantum theory. Philosophy of physics. Philosophy of science. Philosophy of time. History of physics. Foundations of economics and climate science.

Katie Steele|

Associate Professor

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

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Alex Voorhoeve|

Associate Professor

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

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Charlotte Werndl|

Associate Professor

General philosophy of science. Philosophy of physics. Philosophy of climate science. Philosophy of mathematics. Evidence and philosophy of statistics.

Gabriel Wollner|

Assistant Professor

Political Philosophy. Moral Philosophy. International Political Theory. Public Policy. Business ethics.

John Worrall|

Professor

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.

Visitors and Guest Teachers


Name Role Expertise

Catherine Audard|

Visiting Fellow

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.

Nick Baigent|

Visiting Professor

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

Adam Caulton|

Guest Teacher

Philosophy of language. Feminist philosophy. Philosophy of physics. Philosophy of science. Logic.

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Wulf Gaertner|

Visiting Professor

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

Casey Helgeson|

Research Fellow

Philosophy of Science. History and philosophy of biology. Formal epistemology. Philosophy and climate science.

Marie Milofsky|

Guest Lecturer

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

Max Steuer| 

Reader Emeritus

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


John Wigglesworth|

Guest Lecturer

Formal and philosophical logic. Computational models of cognition and reasoning. Philosophy of mathematics.

If you are not sure who to contact, you can also contact the administrative team at Philosophy-Dept@lse.ac.uk|.

Administrative Staff 


Name Role  Email  Telephone 

Becky Matthams 

Department Manager

r.matthams@lse.ac.uk|

+44 (0) 20 7955 7340

Tom Hinrichsen

Undergraduate Administrator
(BSc programmes)

T.A.Hinrichsen@lse.ac.uk| 

+44 (0) 20 7955 7901

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Ewan Rodgers

Graduate Programmes Manager
(MSc & MPhil/PhD programmes)

E.D.Rodgers@lse.ac.uk|

+44 (0) 20 7955 7341

You can find the administrative team in room LAK.G.01.


Faculty

Visitors and Guest Teachers

 

Administrative Staff

You can contact the administrative team at Philosophy-Dept@lse.ac.uk|.

Becky Matthams, Department Manager

Tom Hinrichsen, Undergraduate Administrator

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Ewan Rodgers, Graduate Programmes Manager