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Sofia Jeppsson

Senior lecturer (associate professor) at Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies Units: Philosophy

sofia.jeppsson@umu.se

+46 90 786 59 45

A, Humanisthuset, HH110 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

I am a senior lecturer in philosophy, with a focus on practical philosophy. My research is centered around free will, moral responsibility and animal ethics.

  • Presentation

    I am a senior lecturer in philosophy with a focus on practical philosophy. I defended my thesis, Practical Perspective Compatibilism, in 2012. In that monography I developed a Kant inspired form of compatibilism. I have since published papers focusing on psychological, ethical as well as more metaphysical aspects of free will and moral responsibility, and papers on animal welfare and our duties towards companion animals. I have held positions at the universities of Stockholm and Gothenburg before settling here in Umeå.

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  • Research projects

    1 January 2019 until 30 June 2021