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Christian Munthe

Professor

Christian Munthe
Professor
Practical Philosophy
christian.munthe@gu.se
+46 31 786 4843

Room number: T334
Postal Address: Box 200, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Olof Wijksgatan 6 , 41255 Göteborg


Philosophy and Philology unit at Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, Theory of Science (More Information)
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg
www.flov.gu.se
flov@flov.gu.se
Visiting Address: Olof Wijksgatan 6 , 412 55 Göteborg

About Christian Munthe

Christian Munthe is professor of practical philosophy since 2004, and conducts research and expert consultation on ethics, value and policy issues arising in the intersection of health, science & technology, the environment and society. He is elected member of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg, and 2016-18, he was elected deputy member of the board of the University of Gothenburg.

Munthe has developed a cross-disciplinary approach, collaborating with researchers and practitioners from, e.g., medicine and care, environmental-, natural and technological science, economics, law and politics. He is a frequently commissioned expert by public agencies in Sweden and abroad, and a source and particpant in media reporting and debates within his area of expertise. He also engages with the public through the blog Philosophical Comment and Twitter.

Research
Munthe has published 9 academic books and over 60 research articles or book chapters. Some books are:

Additionally, he has published a string of works on the ethics of person centered care and shared decision making, the ethics of forensic psychiatry and related legal systems, reproductive and family ethics, and public health ethics. In addition, he has edited special symposia of international journals on the ethics of new media and the philosophy of hate crime

Christian is member of the editorial board of the internation research journal Bioethics, and a founding member of the Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health (CELAM) and the Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research (CARe) (where he is also member of the respective steering groups). He is a member of the academic advisory board of the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS), and associate senior researcher in the Urban Safety and Societal Security Research Center (URBSEC), as in the Lund-Gothenburg Responsibility Project (LGRP).

He has been PI or co-PI of projects funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR), Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ), the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE), Vardalstiftelsen, VINNOVA, The Swedish Government, the Dutch Research Council (NWO), and the European Commission. Currently, he is co-PI in the projects Development of Evidence-based Practice in Forensic Psychiatry (FORTE), PLATINEA: Collaborative Platform for Securing Sustainable Access to Antibiotics (VINNOVA), EDAR: The Environment as a Driver of Antibiotic Resistance (VR), and the Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research (UGOT Challenges Initiative).

Expert consultation
Munthe has been a member of the Swedish government's National Council of Medical Ethics 2000-2006, the National Advisory Board of Gene Technology (2014-2018), and the Delegation for Medical Ethics of the Swedish Society of Medicine (2013-2018). He has performed many commissioned reports, expert c services for Swedish public agencies, the Swedish Parliament, and the national and county governments; as well as for the European Commission, and the Swiss federal government. He has been directly involved in the process of conceiving and designing specific law and other regulation or policy in areas such as reproductive and genetic medicine, biomedical research, public health policy and social care and welfare.

He is currently a member of the Västra Götaland County Government Working Group for Orderly Introduction of New Pharmaceuticals.

Teching and supervision

Munthe's teaching in philosophy is focused on thesis supervision, examination and seminar moderation on the M.A. and Ph.D. levels. He is engaged as lecturer for programmes in health, natural or the technological sciences, as well as courses for medical researchers, clinical specialists and health professionals. His supervision interests include normative ethics and political philosophy/theory (including jurisprudence), and their applications to human practices, especially science, technology, health and the environment.

More information:

 

Latest publications

Health Care Decisions
Ulrik Kihlbom, Christian Munthe
Verkerk M, Lindemann H, Mclaughlin J (eds.) What About the Family? Practices of Responsibility in Care., Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Managing pollution from antibiotics manufacturing: charting actors, incentives and counterincentives
Christian Munthe, Niels Nijsingh, D. G. Joakim Larsson
5th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance, 9–14 June 2019, Hong Kong, Poster 2019
Poster

Family-Centeredness as Resource and Complication in Outpatient Care with Weak Adherence, Using Adolescent Diabetes Care as a Case in Point
Anders Herlitz, Christian Munthe
Verkerk M, Lindemann H, McLaughlin J (eds.) (2019). What About the Family? Practices of Responsibility in Care. , Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Den svindlande tanken om att utrota all världens sjukdomar
Christian Munthe
Vetenskapsfestivalen, Göteborg, 4 april, 2019, Other 2019
Other

How Ethics is Central for Antibiotic Resistance management, Research and Policy
Christian Munthe
Ethics & Antibiotics, Uppsala Antibiotic Center Workshop, April 8, 2019., Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Two methodological issues for practical ethics
Christian Munthe
Philosophy unit, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, February 21, 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

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2017

Interventions to improve foster children’s mental and physical health: A systematic review and assessment of the economic, social and ethical aspects. Executive summary.
Martin Bergström, Marianne Cederblad, Christian Munthe, Bo Vinnerljung, Ingegerd Wirtberg et al.
Stockholm, Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services, Report 2017
Report

Questioning the patient in person centred care: ethical aspects: children, forensic psychiatry, and public health
Christian Munthe, Leila El-Alti, Thomas Hartvigsson, Niels Nijsingh
Medical Argumentation and Patient Centred Care, University of Amsterdam, October 26-27, 2017., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Hur kan den etiska kompetensen i forskarsamhället förbättras?
Christian Munthe
Vetenskaplig redlighet och oredlighet. Kungliga Vetenskaps- och Vitterghetssamhället, måndagen den 9 oktober 2017, Göteborgs stadsmuseum, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Etiska och samhälleliga aspekter
Christian Munthe
Insatser för bättre psykisk och fysisk hälsa hos familjehemsplacerade barn. , Stockholm, Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering (SBU). , Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Drug Resistance, Social Interventions and Dynamic Risks
Christian Munthe
Existential risk to humanity seminar, Chalmers Institute of Technology, September 21, 2017., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Ethics of Screening
Niels Nijsingh, Niklas Juth, Christian Munthe
International Encyclopedia of Public Health, 2nd Edition, Volume 3. Stella R.Quah (ed.), Oxford, U.K., Academic Press (Elsevier), Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Testing Interventions for Drastic Public Health Threats: "Social Value”, Pragmatic Risks and the Challenge of ”Health-related Research” Ethics – The Case of drug Resistance
Christian Munthe, Niels Nijsingh, Karl Persson de Fine Licht
Matariki Research Ethics Workshop, Bader International Study Center, Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, UK, August 14-17, 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Patient Collaboration and Person Centeredness in Forensic Psychiatric Care: An Ethical Map
Christian Munthe
35th International Congress on Law and Mental Health, July 9-14, 2017, Prague. Abstracts of the XXX Vth International Congress on Law and Mental Health / David N. Weisstub Editor, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

What about the family? Ethical implications of family centred clinical decision making
Christian Munthe
What About the Family? An interdisciplinary course on ethical issues in health and social care, University of Groningen, August 20-25, 2017., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

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