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Past teaching experience at the University of Copenhagen and elsewhere:

  1. Lecturer (and course organizer): Philosophy of Language (for first-year theoretical philosophy students), Lund University, Autumn 2019 and Spring 2019. Ten two-hour lectures on: sense and reference, compositionally, Kripke on proper names, Putnam and semantic externalism, the later Wittgenstein and the normativity of meaning, Grice and communicative intentions, Davidson and truth-conditional semantics, Grice and implicatures, the semantic-pragmatics interface, and slurs and politically significant terms.
  2. Lecturer: Philosophy from 1900 (for first-year theoretical philosophy students), Lund University, Autumn 2019, Spring 2019, Autumn 2018 and Spring 2018. One two-hour seminar and seven two-hour lectures on: ‘Husserl’s Logical Investigations’, ’Husserl’s Ideas’, ’Heidegger and phenomenology’, ’de Beauvoir’, ’Gadamer’, ’Derrida’ and ’Davidson’.

  3. Lecturer (and course co-organizer): Collectivity and Responsibility, National graduate course in philosophy, Spring 2018.
  4. Lecturer (and course organizer): Cognition and Communication (for Cognitive Science Master students), Lund University, Spring 2018. Five two-hour lectures/seminars on: ‘Individual cognition/cognitivism’, ‘Embodied, embedded, distributed’, ‘Social constructivism’, ‘Interactionalism’, ‘Joint action’.

  5. Lecturer (and course organizer): Social Cognition, University of Copenhagen, Autumn 2016.
    Fourteen three-hour classes on: ‘Introduction: Communication, Cooperation and Mindreading’, ‘Meaning and Communicative Intentions’, ‘Common Knowledge’, ‘Joint Intentional Activity’, ‘Implicature’, ‘Understanding in Communication’, ‘Turn-Taking in Conversation’, ‘Deflationary Views: Egocentrism and Automatic Alignment’, ‘Intentional Communication and Cognitive Sophistication’, ‘Essay Writing’, ‘Intentions in the Study of Conversation’, ‘Conversations Across Cultures’, ‘Game Theory, Coordination and Politeness’, and ‘Mindreading and Interaction’.

  6. Lecturer: Self, Agency and Will, University of Edinburgh, Autumn 2011. Four two-hour lectures given on ‘Illusion of Conscious Will’, ‘Phenomenology of Agency’, ‘Shared Intention and Joint Action’, and ‘Sense of Joint Agency’.

  7. Tutor: Logic, University of Edinburgh, Spring 2010, 3 h/week. Topics covered: Propositional logic and predicate logic (through exercises and discussions of solutions, typically using the semantic tableaux method).

  8. Tutor: Mind, Matter & Language, University of Edinburgh, Autumn 2009, 3 h/week. Topics covered: Dualism, Behaviourism, Identity theory, Functionalism, Instrumentalism, The Knowledge Argument, Zombies, Embodied Consciousness, Sense and Reference, Rigid Designators.

  9. Tutor: Philosophy of Science, University of Edinburgh, Spring 2009, 2 h/week. Topics covered: Logical positivism, The problem of induction, Falsificationism, Quine’s “Two Dogmas of Empiricism”, Scientific revolutions and theory change, Theory-ladenness of observation, The Strong Programme.

  10. Tutor: Technology and Ethics, Linköping University, Sweden, Autumn 2003. I tutored several groups, amounting to a total work time of 14 hours. Topics covered: Critical thinking and argumentation analysis (using case studies related to environmental ethics and bioethics).

Professional work


  1. Member of the Department Board, Department of Philosophy, Lund University—representative for other staff, 2019-2021.

  2. Co-organiser of a workshop on Collective and Shared Responsibility, MANCEPT 2019 workshop, Manchester, Sept. 9-11, 2019.

  3. Co-organiser of a workshop on pathologies of improvisation, Lund, June 11-12, 2018.

  4. Co-organiser of a workshop on Collectivity and Responsibility, Lund, April 20-21.

  5. Part of the organising committee of ENSO V: The fifth conference of the European Network on Social Ontology, Lund, Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2017.

  6. Co-organiser of a workshop on Improvisation in the Arts, Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen, June 12-13, 2017.

  7. Organiser of a workshop on Shared and Temporally Extended Agency, Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen, April 28-29, 2017.

  8. Member of the Nomination Committee for the International Social Ontology Society (ISOS).

  9. Chair for APA Central Division Meeting Symposium with Kendy Hess (speaker) and Robert Rupert (commentator), Chicago, March 3, 2016.

  10. Co-organiser of the workshop ‘Social Complexes 2: Perspectives from Metaphysics, Ethics and the Philosophy of Action’, Gothenburg, June 8-10, 2015.

  11. Co-organiser of a workshop on ‘Reciprocity and Social Cognition’, to be held at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, March 23-25, 2015. See http://www.mind-and-brain.de/postdoctoral-program/scientific-events/reciprocity-and-social-cognition/

  12. On the program committee for ‘Joint Action Framing’ workshop at the IEEE RO-MAN 2014: The 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Edinburgh, Aug. 25-29, 2014. See http://fja2014.sciencesconf.org/.

  13. Referee work for the following journals (multiple times for many of them): Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, Philosophical Psychology, New Ideas in Psychology, Review of Philosophy and Psychology, Journal of Social Ontology, Topoi, Consciousness and Cognition, Synthese, Sociological Theory, International Journal of Social Robotics, Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Explorations, Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, SATS – Northern European Journal of Philosophy, Noûs, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Theoria, Economics & Philosophy, Mind & Language, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Social Epistemology, Cognition, Ergo, European Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Journal of Applied Philosophy, AVANT: Trends in Interdisciplinary Studies, Philosophical Studies, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, and Philosophers’ Imprint

  14. Referee work for conferences: Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology and European Network for Social Ontology.

  15. Referee work for research councils: Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (FWO) and National Science Center Poland (NCN).

  16. PhD representative in the Staff-Student Postgraduate Consultative Committee at the Department of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, 2009–2010.

  17. Co-organiser of annual two-day conference on Cognitive Science and Information Technology (KVIT), Linköping, Sweden, in 2000, 2001 and 2003. I was main head of the ten-headed organising committee in 2001.


My research interests are in the philosophy of action and research on the nature of moral responsibility. I am particularly interested in collective action and collective moral responsibility. I also have an interest in social ontology and in the phlosophy of cognitive science.

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  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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  • Philosophy


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