Department of Philosophy

The Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Wlodek Rabinowicz

I am Senior Professor of Practical Philosophy at Lund university and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics. My studies in philosophy begun in Warsaw and continued in Uppsala where in 1979 I got my Ph.D. Thereupon,I remained in Uppsala as associate professor in practical philosophy. During that period, I was the acting chair of practical philosophy 1987-89, the head of Uppsala's philosophy department 1988-93, and one of the directors of the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study(SCAS)1994-95.
In 1995 I was appointed to the position as Professor of Practical Philosophy in Lund.
Research areas: moral philosophy, value theory, decision theory and philosophical logic.
My current research focuses on value theory and decision theory.
Other current assignments: Long-term fellow at SCAS. Co-editor of Theoria and of Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.


Other tasks and qualifications

Past assignments: Editor-in-chief of Theoria, 1996-1999. Co-editor of Economics and Philosophy, 1997-2002. President of the European Society for Analytic Philosophy, 1999-2002. Chairman of the Swedish Philosophical Society, 2007-2009. Chairman of the Schock Prize Committee for Logic and Philosophy at the Royal Academy of Sciences, 2009 - 2014.

Research grants: Tercentenary Foundation of the Bank of Sweden, 1999-2003, 2003-2007. Swedish Research Council 2007-2012.

Research leaves: Leibniz professor, Leipzig 2000; adjunct professor at the Research School for Social Sciences in Canberra 2003-2007, visiting fellow at All Souls, Oxford 2007, at SCAS 1994, 2004, 2008, 2011,2014, at the University College, Oxford, 2013; Centenary Fellow of Scots Philosophical Association 2013; visiting fellow of the Franco-Swedish Programme in Economics and Philosophy in Paris 2013, 2014.

"Odds and Ends: Philosophical essays Dedicated to Wlodek Rabinowicz", ed. by S. Lindström, R. Sliwinski and J. Österberg, Uppsala 1996;
"Hommage à Wlodek: 60 Philosophical Papers Dedicated to Wlodek Rabinowicz", ed. by T. Rönnow-Rasmussen, B. Petersson, J. Josefsson and D. Egonsson, Lund 2007,

Learned societies: Institut International de
Philosophie, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, Academia Europea, Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences in Uppsala, Scientific Society in Lund, Royal Scientific Society of Letters in Lund, The Tampere Club.

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Wlodek Rabinowicz
Practical Philosophy
Department of Philosophy


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