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About me

I am an associate professor and senior lecturer in philosophy, specializing in practical philosophy.
I’m a researcher, teacher, and aspiring author.

Philosopher in Umeå

I’m an associate professor of philosophy at Umeå University. I have previously held post-doc positions and fixed-term lecturer jobs at Stockholm University and the University of Gothenburg, done research at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences at Uppsala, and taught courses in philosophy at the Senior Citizen’s University in Stockholm.

My research focuses on free will, moral responsibility, rationality, respect, and the philosophy of psychiatry. I’ve also done research and published in applied ethics, primarily animal ethics.

I currently teach courses within the broader domains of moral philosophy and political philosophy and have previously taught various courses in history of philosophy.
I received my Ph.D. in philosophy in 2012 at Stockholm University with a dissertation titled Practical Perspective Compatibilism, in which I developed a Kantianism-inspired version of compatibilism. In 2020, I received the Swedish academic title of docent at Umeå University.

Nowadays, I write fiction as well as scholarly texts.

Sofia Jeppsson

Contact

My academic, peer-reviewed papers can be found on Philpeople

My Swedish-language Instagram features my drawings, as well as photos of my dogs.

Jag finns på Facebook som Sofia Jeppsson, och lägger upp teckningar på kontot Sofia Jeppsson, författare.

CONTACT

My academic, peer-reviewed papers can be found on Philpeople

My Swedish-language Instagram features my drawings, as well as photos of my dogs.

Jag finns på Facebook som Sofia Jeppsson, och lägger upp teckningar på kontot Sofia Jeppsson, författare.

Sofia Jeppsson

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Olika frågor om psykiatriska diagnoser och psykofarmaka som inte bör blandas ihop

By |juli 31st, 2022|Categories: Filosofi, Filosofi för allmänheten, Funkis, galenskap, Media, reflektioner|Tags: , |

Montcrieff et al’s artikel “The serotonin theory of depression: a systematic umbrella review of the evidence” har nyligen get upphov till en hel del rubriker. Ni kan läsa den själva, den är Open Access. Jag inspirerades att skriva detta blogginlägg av alla rubriker och sociala-media-diskussioner som följde, men jag kommer inte att diskutera just serotonin eller depression. Jag kommer istället att skilja på olika frågor som man kan ställa sig om psykiatri och psykofarmaka; diskussionerna blir förvirrade om vi antar att allting handlar om att vara ”för” eller [...]

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