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Dr. Philippe van Baßhuysen

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PROFILE

Philippe van Baßhuysen holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the London School of Economics (2019). Prior to this, he completed a Master of Science in philosophy of science at the LSE, after studying philosophy, mathematics and social sciences at Heidelberg University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He has been a research associate at the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS) at the LSE since 2019.

At Leibniz University, he is PostDoc (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) in the project 'Bias and Discrimination in Big Data and Algorithmic Processing'. He frequently appears in public debates on topics such as climate change, migration or health policy.

MAIN AREAS OF RESEARCH AND TEACHING

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Economics
  • Ethics and Public Policy
  • Philosophy and Climate Change
  • Publications

    Articles in peer-reviewed journals

    2018

    Comment on 'The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions', joint with Eric Brandstedt, Environmental Research Letters 13, 048001, 2018. Link

    2017

    Towards a Fair Distribution Mechanism for Asylum, Games 8(41), 2017. Link

    2015

    Dawid, Hartmann, Sprenger on the No Alternatives Argument: an empiricist note, Kriterion 29(1), 35-47, 2015.

    Newspaper and blog articles

    2019

    Zur Klimapolitik der FDP: Ziellos und irreführend, die Tageszeitung, 10/07/2019. Link

    2018

    Zur Debatte über Organspenden in Deutschland: Niere hin, Niere her, die Tageszeitung, 23/07/2018. Link

    Reproductive choices and climate change part 1: can you reduce your emissions by having fewer children? LSE's philosophy blog, 22/03/2018. Link

    Kinderlos das Klima retten? Frankfurter Rundschau, 22/03/2018. Link

    2016

    Towards a fairer distribution of refugees, LSE's philosophy and mathematics blogs, 2016. Link

    Reviews

    2019

    Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society (by Eric Posner and Glen Weyl), Review of Political Economy 31(1), 137-141, 2019. Link

    2017

    The Prisoner's Dilemma (M. Peterson, ed.), Economics and Philosophy 33(1), 153-160, 2017. Link

    The World the Game Theorists Made (by Paul Erickson), The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 24(2), 403-406, 2017. Link

  • Teaching

    Leibniz University Hannover

    WiSe 2019/20

    • Philosophy and Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (Master’s Level Seminar)

    London School of Economics

    2019

    • Genes, Brains and Society (Undergraduate Seminars)
    2018
    • Competitive Strategy and Game Theory (Summer School: intermediate level)
    2017
    • Competitive Strategy and Game Theory (Summer School: intermediate level)
    2016/17
    • Logic (Undergraduate Seminars)
    2015/16
    • Logic (Undergraduate Seminars)

EXTERNAL WEBSITES

Academia.edu