CV

Employment

2016-present, London School of Economics: Assistant Professor

Education

2012-2017, University of Toronto: PhD in Philosophy; Committee: Sergio Tenenbaum (advisor), Joseph Heath, Julia Nefsky, and Jonathan Weisberg; Passed without corrections in March 2017, awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal in May 2017.

2016, Stanford University: Visiting PhD Student (January-March)

2013, 2014, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: Visiting PhD Student at the Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy (April-August)

2010-2012, Erasmus University Rotterdam: Research Master in Philosophy and Economics at the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE) – Cum Laude

2007-2010, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University: BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) – 1st Class Honours

 Publications:

Book Reviews:

  • “Economics Rules, Dani Rodrik, W. W. Norton & Company, 2015, xv + 253 pages.” in Economics and Philosophy, forthcoming. Penultimate version here.
  • “Jarvie and Zamora-Bonilla. The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Sciences” in Theoria 29 (2), pp. 311-315, 2014.
  • “Van Bouwel. The Social Sciences and Democracy” in Theoria 27 (2), pp. 247-251, 2012.

Talks:

  • TBA, Workshop in Practical Philosophy, Saarland University (January 2018)
  • “Lass dich nicht ausbeuten! Zweckrationalität und die klassische Entscheidungstheorie”, Ringvorlesung Gute Entscheidungen, University of Hamburg (December 2017)
  • “Temptation and Preference-Based Instrumental Rationality”, Rationality and Self-Control Workshop, Texas A&M University (May 2017)
  • “Is Precaution Irrational?”, Workshop ‘Why be cautious? On the Justification of Precautionary Principles’, University of Bern (May 2017)
  • “Temptation and Preference-Based Instrumental Rationality”, Workshop on Shared and Temporally Extended Agency, Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen (April 2017)
  • “In Defence of Preference Cycles”, Popper Seminar, London School of Economics (April 2017)
  • “In Defence of Preference Cycles”, Formal Epistemology Gathering, University of Bristol (April 2017)
  • “Preference-Based Instrumental Rationality and the Money Pump Argument”, invited keynote at the EIPE anniversary conference, Erasmus University Rotterdam (March 2017)
  • “Temptation and Preference-Based Instrumental Rationality”, Moral Philosophy Seminar, University of Oxford (February 2017)
  • “Temptation and Preference-Based Instrumental Rationality”, RIP lecture at the University of Kent (February 2017)
  • “Risk Aversion and the Long Run”, invited talk at the  London Judgment and Decision Making Group, University College London (November 2016)
  • “Temptation and Preference-Based Instrumental Rationality”, invited talk at the Departmental Research Seminar, University of Bristol Philosophy Department (November 2016)
  • “A Blessing or a Curse? On the Potential Unfalsifiability of Microeconomic Theory”, LSESU-UCL Economics Conference, University College London (November 2016)
  • “Risk Aversion and the Long Run”, Cambridge Philosophy of Science Seminar (October 2016)
  • “Risk Aversion and the Long Run”, SLACRR: Saint Louis Annual Conference on Reasons and Rationality (May 2016)
  • “Risk Aversion and the Long Run”, Meeting of the Society for Exact Philosophy in Miami (May 2016)
  • “Risk Aversion and the Long Run”, Varieties of Agency Workshop at Stanford University (February 2016)
  • “Social Risk Aversion and the Long Run”, Workshop on the Ethics of Social Risk in Montreal (September 2015)
  • Comments on Temkin, Larry: “Rationality with Respect to People, Places, and Times”, Belief, Action, and Rationality over Time Conference in Madison (September 2015)
  • “Temptation, Regret, and Risk-Taking”, Joint Sessions of the Aristotelian Society and Mind Association in Warwick (July 2015)
  • “Bargaining and the Impartiality of the Social Contract”, Formal Ethics conference in Bayreuth (July 2015)
  • “Temptation, Regret, and Risk-Taking”, Meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association in Ottawa (May-June 2015)
  • “Discounting an Uncertain Future: The Tyranny of the Worst Case”, Meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Practical Ethics in Ottawa (May-June 2015)
  • “Bargaining and the Impartiality of the Social Contract”, Meeting of the Society for Exact Philosophy in Hamilton (May 2015)
  • “Credible Worlds and the Hidden Thought Experiments of Economic Theory”, Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable/European Network for Philosophy of Social Science Conference in Seattle (May 2015)
  • “Risk Aversion and the Long Run”, Work-in-Progress Colloquium at the University of Konstanz, Lehrstuhl Thomas Müller (April 2015)
  • “Bargaining and the Impartiality of the Social Contract”, APA Pacific Division Meeting in Vancouver (April 2015)
  • “Bargaining and the Impartiality of the Social Contract”, invited talk at LMU Munich, Lehrstuhl Nida-Rümelin (January 2015)
  • “Temptation, Regret and Risk-Taking”, European Congress in Analytical Philosophy in Bucharest (August 2014)
  • “Game Theory and the Social Contract”, invited talk at the MCMP summer school on mathematical philosophy for female students in Munich (August 2014)
  • “The Epistemic Division of Labour Revisited”, invited talk at the Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy (February 2014)
  • “Novelty and the Epistemic Division of Labour”, Canadian Epistemological Society Symposium on Social Epistemology in Sherbrooke (November 2013)
  • “On the Alleged Confirmatory Value of Robustness Analysis in Economic Modeling” at Models and Simulations 5 in Helsinki (June 2012)
  • “On the Robustness of Economic Models”, EIPE PhD Seminar (December 2011)
  • Comments on Lisciandra, Chiara: “Conformorality: A Study on Conformity and Normative Judgement” at the first Rotterdam-Tilburg Graduate Workshop in Philosophy of Science in Tilburg (November 2011)

Awards and Scholarships:

Service to the Profession:

Refereeing for Noûs; Erkenntnis; The Journal of Value Inquiry; Ergo; Philosophy of Science; Philosophical Studies; British Journal for Philosophy of Science; Economic Thought; Bloomsbury Publishing; International Studies in the Philosophy of Science; Journal of Applied Logic; Diametrus; Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics; Saint Louis Conference for Reasons and Rationality

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