Simon Rosenqvist

PhD student at Department of Philosophy, Practical Philosophy; Academic Staff

Email:
simon.rosenqvist[AT-sign]filosofi.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 2389
Visiting address:
Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3 H
Postal address:
Box 627
751 26 UPPSALA

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Doctoral student (fully funded) in practical philosophy since 2013. My main research interests lies in normative ethics, but I'm also interested in metaphilosophy, applied ethics, metaethics and epistemology. In my thesis I explore some arguments for and against the moral theory of hedonistic act-utilitarianism, taking a particular interest in how ignorance about the long-term consequences of our acts, as well as the use of thought experiments, affect the justification of utilitarianism.

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