Write a PhD thesis on fairness, based at EIPE and ESPhil – the ad for the fully funded PhD position can be found here.
Jan Tinbergen has contributed to economics and policy-making in many different ways. But what kind of a thinker was he? Are there unifying philosophical commitments to the different aspects of his work? This project, supported by ESPhil, EIPE, ESE, Erasmus Initiative “Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity” and the Erasmus Trustfunds, will investigate these questions and showcase … Read more
Francesco Guala interviewed several philosophers of economics: Anna Alexandrova, Erik Angner, Richard Bradley, Till Grüne-Yanoff, Jaakko Kuorikoski, David Teira, and myself. In my interview, I address questions such as: Is the distinction between normative and positive economics still useful? Can economic theory tell us how to behave? Why is economic measurement an interesting topic for … Read more
We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher. The Erasmus Initiative “Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity” is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral researcher in philosophy. The initiative combines members of the Erasmus School of Philosophy (ESPhil), Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), and Erasmus School of Law (ESL), and channels their expertise into ambitious multi-disciplinary research projects. We … Read more
Many congratulations to James Grayot for successfully defending his PhD thesis on “Agency and Choice” at the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy & Economics (EIPE) at the Erasmus School of Philosophy! He was interviewed about his PhD in Erasmus Magazine, and there is a summary of his PhD published in the Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics. … Read more
A seven-sessions programme on philosophy for executives (in Dutch). The programme will cover many different philosophers and approaches. I will teach about argumentation theory and rationality. Details (in Dutch) are here.
The Erasmus Initiative “Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity” is a research initiative by the Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam School of Management, and the Faculty of Philosophy. I am excited to join this initiative! In the next five years, we will aim to create interdisciplinary research between researchers at Erasmus University and beyond to help address … Read more
There is a new issue of the The Reasoner, which includes my column on “Philosophy & Economics”, this time on a workshop on the ethics and economics of health care.
Open letter to Rotterdammers in Dutch and English on EUR Faculty website. Interview with Radio Rijnmond.