Andreas Stokke

Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS (nominated by the Department of 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 Studentship, 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 University. 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.

Stokke is an Associate 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 2017-18.