2018 | 2019
Issue No. 3 | Volume CXIX
Responsibilities and Taking On Responsibility
Monday, 13 May 2019
17.30 - 19.15
London WC13 7HU
Christian List is Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at the London School of Economics and a Fellow of the British Academy. He works at the intersection of philosophy, economics, and political science, with a particular focus on individual and collective decision-making and the nature of intentional agency. Recently, a growing part of his work has addressed metaphysical questions, e.g., about free will, causation, probability, and the relationship between “micro” and “macro” levels of analysis in the human and social sciences. In 2011, he published Group Agency: The Possibility, Design, and Status of Corporate Agents (co-authored with Philip Pettit). His latest book, titled Why Free Will is Real, is due to appear in 2019.
Senate House - University of London
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