Christian List#

Christian List
Membership Number:6415
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2001 Professor (Chair) of Philosophy and Decision Theory, LMU Munich, and Co-Director, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy
  • 2007 - 2020 Professor of Philosophy and Political Science, London School of Economics
  • 2005 - 2007 Lecturer, then Reader, in Political Science, London School of Economics
  • 2003 Postdoctoral Fellow, Australian National University (RSSS)
  • 2001 - 2003 Postdoctoral (Prize) Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford
  • Main visiting positions:
    • Since 2021: Visiting Professor of Philosophy, London School of Economics
    • Autumn 2015: Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • Autumn 2014: Visiting Fellow, University of Uppsala, associated with the Franco-Swedish Program in Philosophy and Economics
    • Autumn 2011: Fellow, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS)
    • 2009 - 2010: Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow, Princeton University, Center for Human Values
    • Spring 2006: Visiting Research Scholar, Princeton University, Center for Human Values
    • Between 2000 and 2014: Several invited visits to the Australian National University, Canberra, including as Harsanyi Program Visitor (2000) and Harsanyi Fellow (2014) in Philosophy

Fields of Scholarship
  • Theories of individual and collective decision making, especially social choice theory
  • Philosophical foundations of the social sciences
  • Mental causation
  • Free will
  • Theories of democracy
  • Theories of group agency and social epistemology

Honours and Awards
  • 2022 Ordinary Member, Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • 2020 Joseph B. Gittler Award, awarded by the American Philosophical Association (“for an outstanding scholarly contribution in the field of the philosophy of one or more of the social sciences”)
  • 2014 Fellow of the British Academy
  • 2012 Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship
  • 2010 Social Choice and Welfare Prize, awarded by the Society for Social Choice and Welfare
  • 2009 Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowship, Princeton University
  • 2008 Named as one of ten “rising stars” in British academia, Times Higher Education
  • 2007 Philip Leverhulme Prize in Philosophy and Ethics
  • 2005 Nuffield Foundation New Career Development Fellowship (jointly awarded with Franz Dietrich)
  • 1998 Doctoral Scholarship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
  • 1996 Scatcherd European Scholarship, University of Oxford
  • 1994 Domus Scholarship, St Peter’s College, Oxford
  • 1992 Scholarship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
  • 1990 National First Prize (Bundessieger), German Jugend forscht contest in mathematics and computer science

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