Andreas Stokke

Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS.
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Uppsala University

Andreas Stokke did his undergraduate work at the University of Copenhagen. After graduating,
he pursued his postgraduate studies at the University of St Andrews, where he received an MLitt
degree in 2006 and a Ph.D. in 2010. During his Ph.D. studies, he held an Analysis Trust Student-
ship, and he was a visiting scholar at New York University and at the University of Oslo. After
completing his doctoral studies, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oslo
and at the University of Lisbon. In 2013, he took up a position as University Lecturer at Umeå Uni-
versity. His research is mainly in the fields of philosophy of language and epistemology, but he has
also worked on ethics and philosophy of action. He is particularly interested in lying, deception, and
insincere speech more generally.

Stokke has published several articles in high-ranking international journals and is the coeditor of a
forthcoming collection of essays, Lying: Language, Knowledge, Ethics, and Politics. He is an Asso-
ciate Fellow of the research center Arché at the University of St Andrews, a senior member of the
research group LanCog at the University of Lisbon, and an affiliate of the Center for the Study of
Mind in Nature at the University of Oslo. In 2015, he received the Royal Skyttean Society’s Young
Researcher Award (Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet).

At SCAS, Stokke will work on a research project about sincerity in communication. 

This information is accurate as of the academic year 2020-21.