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Shira Ahissar
PhD Student
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Prof J. McKenzie Alexander
Professor
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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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Prof J. McKenzie Alexander
BSc Programme Director ‘Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method’
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Dr Catherine Audard
Visiting Senior Fellow
Website: lse.ac.uk/theforum/

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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 Lukas Beck
LSE Fellow
Website: www.lukasbeck.co/

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Office: LAK 2.01

Philosophy of Economics. Philosophy and Public Policy. Philosophy of Social Science (especially the Interface between Science and Policy).

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Lukas Beck
Faculty
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Prof Jonathan Birch
Professor
Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/birchj1/

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Office: KGS 2.07

 

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

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Anika Bloomfield
Professional Service Staff
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Dr Ali Boyle
Assistant Professor
Website: http://www.aliboyle.com/

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Office: LAK 5.02

 

Philosophy of Cognitive Science, esp. Comparative Cognition; Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence; Philosophy of Memory; Philosophy of Biology.

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Dr Ali Boyle
Faculty
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Prof Richard Bradley
Professor
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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Prof Richard Bradley
BSc Programme Director ‘Philosophy, Politics & Economics’
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Dr Liam Kofi Bright
Associate Professor
Website: liamkofibright.com

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Office: LAK 2.05

 

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
Associate Professor, Doctoral Programme Director

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Office: LAK 2.04

 

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

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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 Harriet Fagerberg
LSE Fellow
Website: www.hfagerberg.co.uk

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Office: LAK 4.04

Philosophy of Biology, Medicine and Psychiatry. Philosophy of Mind and Psychology

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Talita Ferrantelli
PhD Student
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Prof Roman Frigg
Professor and Deputy Head of the Department (Winter term)
Website: romanfrigg.org

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Office: KGS 2.06

 

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 Roman Frigg
MSc Programme Director ‘Philosophy of Science’ and Deputy Head of Department (Winter term)
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Prof Roman Frigg
Faculty
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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 Fernand Gobet
Professorial Research Fellow
Website: chrest.info/fg/home

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Computational scientific discovery. Philosophy of science. Science of expertise. Acquisition of language. Cognitive training.

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Dr. Daniel Guillery
LSE Fellow
Website: www.danielguillery.com/

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Office: KGS 1.06

Moral and political philosophy

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Dr Remco Heesen
Assistant Professor
Website: remcoheesen.eu

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Office: LAK 4.02
Philosophy of science, social epistemology, formal epistemology, social structure of science

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Dr Remco Heesen
BSc Programme Director ‘Philosophy & Economics’
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Isabel Lacurie
Professional Service Staff
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Isabel Lacurie
Professional Service Staff
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Prof Christian List
Visiting Professor
Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/list

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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.

Christian List is Professor of Philosophy and Decision Theory at LMU Munich and Co-Director of the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy. He also continues to be affiliated with the LSE’s Philosophy Department as a Visiting Professor.

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Linnea Luuppala
Guest Teacher
Website: www.linnealuuppala.com/

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Environmental ethics. Moral and political philosophy. Applied ethics

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Prof Anna Mahtani
Professor and Deputy Head of the Department (Autumn and Spring Term)
Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/mahtania/

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Office: LAK 3.03

 

Vagueness. Philosophy of probability. Formal epistemology.

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Prof Anna Mahtani
Deputy Head of Department (Autumn and Spring Term)
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Prof Anna Mahtani
Professor
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Becky Matthams
Department Manager
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Dr Marie Milofsky
Assistant Professor (Education)

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Office: LAK 4.06

 

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

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Dr Marie Milofsky
Departmental Tutor
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Dr Kieran Oberman
Associate Professor

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Office: KGS 2.01

 

Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics.

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Dr Kieran Oberman
MSc Programme Director ‘Philosophy and Public Policy’
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Dr Jonathan Parry
Assistant Professor

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Office: LAK 3.04

 

Moral philosophy (especially the morality of harming and saving) and political philosophy (especially political authority and obligation).

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Prof Miklós Rédei
Professor
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 Miklós Rédei
Undergraduate Sub-Board of Examiners Chair
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Dr Bryan W. Roberts
Associate Professor, CPNSS Director
Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/ROBERT49

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Office: LAK 1.01
Philosophy of physics, philosophy of time, philosophy of science.

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Bryan Roberts
Faculty
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Dr Bryan W. Roberts
Faculty
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Dr Bryan W. Roberts
CPNSS Director
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Dr. Paola Romero
Guest Teacher

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Office: LAK 3.01

Political Philosophy. Kant’s theory of the state and his account of a political will.

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Dr Lewis Ross
Assistant Professor
Website: lewisdylanross.com/

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Office: LAK 4.01

 

Political philosophy. Epistemology, plus topics in philosophy of law, philosophy of science, and moral theory.

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Dr Lewis Ross
Postgraduate Sub-Board of Examiners Chair
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Dr Charles Sherwood
Guest Teacher

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Moral and political philosophy. Business ethics. Ethics of negotiation.
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Max Steuer
Reader Emeritus
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7521

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Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7521
Email: m.steuer@lse.ac.uk

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
Visiting Professor
Website: johannathoma.com

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Practical rationality. Decision and game theory. Philosophy of economics. Moral philosophy.

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Mar Torró
Teaching Delivery and Deputy Department Manager
Categories: Leadership
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Dr Nikhil Venkatesh
LSE Fellow

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Office: LAK 3.01

 

Moral, social and political philosophy

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Nikhil Venkatesh
Faculty
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Prof Alex Voorhoeve
Professor, Head of Department

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Office: LAK 3.02

 

Political philosophy. Rational and social choice theory. Moral philosophy. Philosophy of economics.

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Prof Alex Voorhoeve
Head of Department
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Prof Alex Voorhoeve
Faculty
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Dr Kate Vredenburgh
Assistant Professor
Website: katevredenburgh.com

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Office: LAK 5.03

 

Philosophy of science and social science. Political philosophy. Philosophy of technology.

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Dr Kate Vredenburgh
MSc Programme Director ‘Philosophy of the Social Sciences’
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Prof Charlotte Werndl
Visiting Professor
Work Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6507 Website: charlottewerndl.net/

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Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6507
Email: c.s.werndl@lse.ac.uk
Website: charlottewerndl.net/

 

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 Emeritus
Website: johnworrall.org

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Email: j.worrall@lse.ac.uk

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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Dr Wesley Wrigley
LSE Fellow
Website: www.wesleywrigley.com

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Office: LAK 4.05

 

Philosophy of mathematics, logic, and the history of analytic philosophy

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Dr Jingyi Wu
Assistant Professor
Website: www.jingyiwu.org/

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Office: LAK 2.02

(Formal, social, and feminist) epistemology. Philosophy of physics. Philosophy of race and gender. Asian diasporic philosophy.
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