Centre for Philosophy and Public Policy

  • Aalborg Universitet, Kroghstræde 3

    9220 Aalborg Ø

    Denmark

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Philosophy and Public Policy is a research centre that focuses on normative aspects of issues of public policy from the perspective of political, economic, and legal philosophy. Current research issues include the ethics of voting, the limits of the market, and big data and privacy.

Members of the centre have an academic background in philosophy or political theory and are committed to promoting an open, logically rigorous and empirically informed conversation on public policy issues that are of importance and practical relevance to all citizens.

The centre hosts regular workshops with international guests and collaborates with other research institutions as well as companies from the private sector. In all of its activities, the centre is oriented towards contributing to the solution of the challenges faced by contemporary society, and it therefore welcomes opportunities to participate in public debate with academics, members of the press and policy makers.

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egalitarianism Social Sciences
political philosophy Social Sciences
voting Social Sciences
tourist Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
resources Social Sciences
decision making Social Sciences
citizen Social Sciences

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Projects 2017 2021

Democratic Participation in Territorial states

Angell, K. & Sønderholm, J.

17/09/201816/09/2020

Project: Research

Research Output 2018 2019

  • 7 Journal article
  • 2 Encyclopedia chapter
  • 1 Conference article in Journal

A Life Plan Principle of Voting Rights

Angell, K., 2019, In : Ethical Theory and Moral Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
voting
tourist
decision making
Group
inclusion

Flip-Flopping in a Representative Democracy

Sønderholm, J. D., 24 Jan 2019, In : Public Affairs Quarterly. 33, 1, 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Democracy
Trustees
European Union
United Kingdom

Global Luck Egalitarianism and Border Control

Angell, K. & Huseby, R., 29 May 2019, In : Ratio Juris. 32, 2, p. 177-192 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

egalitarianism

Activities 2017 2019

Global justice and positive duties

Jørn Sønderholm (Lecturer)
18 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsGuest lecturers

Why Some Defenders of Positive Duties Serve a Bad Theoretical Cocktail

Jakob Thrane Mainz (Lecturer)
18 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Saving Ryan's Privacy: Ejer man Data om Sig Selv?

Jakob Thrane Mainz (Lecturer)
11 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies