Short CV

Short CV

Present Position

  • Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy, Stockholm University (since 2007)

Previous Positions

  • Post-Doc (forskarassistent), Dept. of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 2002-2006
  • Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Assistant Professor), Dept. of Philosophy, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1997-2002
  • Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Assistant Professor), Dept. of Philosophy, Rostock Unversity 1996-1997


  • Dr. phil., 1997, Philosophy, Humboldt University, Berlin


  • Zur Normativität von Bedeutung. Versuch über eine sprachphilosophische These, Supervisor: Herbert Schnädelbach

Grants, Awards, Academy Memberships

  • Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, since March 2022
  • Member, Academia Europaea, since Oct. 2013
  • Swedish Research Council (VR) project The Nature of Belief, with Åsa Wikforss, 2014-18
  • Swedish Research Council (VR) project Switcher Semantics for Singular and General Terms, 2010-12
  • Fellow, Institut d’Etudes Avancees, Paris & Institut Jean-Nicod (ENS/EHESS), January-June 2010
  • Visiting fellow, Philosophy Program, RSSS, Australian National University, June-August 2009
  • Senior sabbatical researcher, Logos Research Group, University of Barcelona, February-July 2008
  • Swedish Research Council (VR) project The Semantics of Experience, 2006-8
  • Swedish Research Council (HSFR) project Knowledge and Meaning Theory (led by Peter Pagin), 1999-2000
  • Visiting scholar, Dept. of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York 1992/3
  • Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, 1986-91

Boards and Committees


  • From late 2016 to 2019, I was the philosophy of mind subject editor for Thought. Since 2020, I am a co-editor (with Crispin Wright and John Divers).
  • With Peter Pagin, I have been editing the Logic & Language section of Philosophy Compass from 2010 to 2014.
  • With Sven Ove Hansson (editor-in-chief), Bengt Hansson, Wlodek Rabinowicz and Krister Segerberg, I have been editing Theoria, A Swedish Journal of Philosophy from 2011 to 2016.
  • I am on the editorial boards for Grazer Philosophische Studien, and Disputatio, and I have been on the editorial board for Linguistics and Philosophy.
  • Guest editor for Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 48, 2001: Special Issue on Rules and Meaning.
  • Guest editor for Grazer Philosophische Studien 66, 2003: 50 Years Of Empiricism without Dogmas, Special Issue.

Journal refereeing

  • Mind; Linguistics & Philosophy; Mind & Language; Cognition; Philosophical Quarterly; Philosophy and Phenomenological Research; Australasian Journal of Philosophy; Journal of Philosophy; Philosophical Studies; Synthese; Dialectica; Erkenntnis; American Philosophical Quarterly; Philosopher’s Imprint; Grazer Philosophische Studien; Analysis; Thought; European Journal of Philosophy; International Journal of Philosophical Studies; Theoria; Inquiry; Disputatio; teorema; Polish Journal of Philosophy.

Workshops and Conferences