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, 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 2011 to 2017, I was on the steering committee of the European Society for Analytic Philosophy, ESAP.
  • I am on the Swedish Swedish National Committee for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science.
  • I am the Swedish representative on the board of NorMind, a Nordic network in philosophy of mind and cognitive science.
  • In 2014 and 2016, I was on the European Research Council’s Panel CoG-SH4 (Consolidator Grants).
  • From 2010 to 2012, I was on the law and philosophy panel (beredningsgrupp HS-D rättsvetenskap och filosofi) of the Swedish Research Council (VR).


  • Since November 2016, I am the philosophy of mind subject editor for Thought.
  • 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 Linguistics and Philosophy, Grazer Philosophische Studien, and Disputatio.
  • 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; 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

  • Perception and Content, Stockholm, September 2007.
  • Themes from Wittgenstein, Stockholm, February 2008.
  • First PLMConference, Stockholm, September 2011
  • Petaf Workshop on Modality, Stockholm, June 2012
  • ECAP8, Bukarest 2014; ECAP9 Munich 2017
  • DIAPHORA workshop on The Nature of Representation, Stockholm May 2017
  • Thinking about Thinking, Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm December 2017