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Professor Jean Baccelli

Roles and subjects

Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy



Academic Background


I received my PhD in Philosophy from Ecole normale supérieure – Ulm (ENS) in 2016. Before my PhD, I studied mainly philosophy, and mainly at ENS (class of 2005). I also spent one year studying at Harvard University (2009-2010).  After my PhD and before joining Jesus College, I held postdoctoral fellowships at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (2016-2019 and 2020-2021), and the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh (2019-2020). I have taught philosophy at ENS (2011-2014) and the MCMP (2017-2019), as well as economics at Université Cergy-Pontoise (2014-2016).

Undergraduate Teaching

Introduction to Logic, General Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Science and Social Science

Graduate Teaching

Decision Theory, Social Choice Theory, Philosophy of Economics

Research Interests

Decision Theory, Social Choice Theory, Philosophy of Economics


Subject notes for courses taught at Jesus College:

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