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.
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).