Visiting Staff, Guest Lecturers, and Associates
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.
Rational Choice Theory. Identities and Violence. Topological Social Choice Theory.
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.
Collective choice theory. Empirical studies in social choice. Theory of human rationality.
Computational scientific discovery. Philosophy of science. Science of expertise. Acquisition of language. Cognitive training.
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.
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).
Practical rationality. Decision and game theory. Philosophy of economics. Moral philosophy.
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.
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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