Gustaf Arrhenius

Professor of Practical Philosophy, Stockholm University

Gustaf Arrhenius received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto and a doctoral degree (FD)
in Practical Philosophy from Uppsala University in 2000. He is currently Professor of Practical Philosophy
at Stockholm University and co-chair of the Franco-Swedish Programme in Philosophy and Economics
at the Collège d’études mondiales and scas (financed by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, RJ, and the Fondation
Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, FMSH). He is an affiliated researcher at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for
Practical Ethics, University of Oxford; an Associate of the Institute for Futures Studies, Stockholm; an
Associate of the Oxford Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Law, University of Oxford; and a member of
the Tampere Club, the Young Academy of Sweden and Academia Europaea. He was recently appointed
Honorary Professor at the Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University.

Arrhenius has been Torgny Segerstedt Pro Futura Scientia Fellow at SCAS. Between 2001 and 2003, he held
a visiting appointment at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, and during the autumn of 2006, he
held a Senior Visiting Fellowship at Jesus College, University of Oxford. During the springs of 2008 to 2011,
he was chercheur étranger at the Centre de Recherche Sens, Éthique et Société (CERSES), Centre National
de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, and he was a Fellow at the Institut d’études avancées de Paris
during the spring of 2010. Recently, Arrhenius was an H. L. A. Hart Visiting Fellow at University College,
University of Oxford.

Arrhenius is the author of over forty scholarly publications. His research interests are primarily concerned
with moral and political philosophy, especially issues pertaining to the intersection between moral and
political philosophy and the medical and social sciences (e.g. economics, law and political science). The
main focus of his research concerns which people should be included and how they should be included in
different types of decisions. Arrhenius’ current research mainly deals with population ethics and duties
to future generations, the measurement of inequality, democratic theory and the measurement and distribution
of power.

This information is accurate as of the academic year 2014-15.