Marion Godman

(currently on maternity leave) 

Docent, Practical Philosophy, Helsinki University 2018-

Visiting Researcher, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark (Sept 2017-)

Affiliated Scholar, History & Philosophy of Science Department, Cambridge University, UK (Apr 2015-)

Languages: English & Swedish (bilingual); Danish & Norwegian (full understanding): Finnish & French (basics)


Area of Specialization: Philosophy of Science, esp. Biology and the Human sciences (e.g Psychiatry, Psychology, and Social Sciences)

Area of Competence: Metaphysics and Ethics


Researcher, Academy of Finland CoE Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Helsinki University 2012-Jul 2018

Research & Teaching Associate, HPS, Cambridge University, UK,  2013-15

Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Philosophy, University of London, UK, 2012

Research Assistant, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006-07


PhD, Philosophy, King’s College London (KCL), UK , 2007-12

Thesis: Human Kinds and Other Natural Kinds (passed without corrections)

Supervisor: David Papineau; Examiners: Richard Samuels & Sarah Patterson

Phil. Lic., Philosophy, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, 2007-09

MA, Theoretical Philosophy Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006-07

BA, Theoretical Philosophy, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden,  2003-06

My full CV can also be accessed here.