Professor Alex Voorhoeve

Professor Alex Voorhoeve


Department of Philosophy Logic and Scientific Method

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LAK 3.02
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Key Expertise
Distributive Justice, Rational Choice Theory

About me

Alex Voorhoeve is Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He studied economics and philosophy at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Cambridge University, and UCL. He joined the LSE in 2004 and has worked here ever since, though he has held visiting positions at Harvard (2008-09), Princeton (2012-13) and the National Institutes of Health, U.S. (2016-17). His research covers decision theory, moral psychology, and the theory and practice of fair distribution, with particular application to the allocation of resources for health. He has served on the WHO Consultative Committee on Equity and Universal Health Coverage.

Alex also teaches at LSE's School of Public Policy.

Expertise Details

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