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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. 2016-18, he is elected deputy member of the board of the University of Gothenburg.

Munthe has a developed cross-disciplinary approach and has collaborated 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, 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:

In recent years, 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, 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, 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), Vardalstiftelsen, VINNOVA, The Swedish Government, the Dutch Research Council (NWO), and the European Commission. Currently, he is co-PI in the projects Ethical Aspects of Person-centred Care (FORTE and VR), the Lund-Gothenburg Responsibility Project (VR and the University of Gothenburg), and the Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research (UGOT Challenges Initiative).

Expert consultation
Munthe was a member of the Swedish government's National Council of Medical Ethics 2000-2006, and has performed many commissioned reports, expert consultations and other 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 several areas, such as reproductive and genetic medicine, biomedical research, public health policy and social care and welfare.

He is currently a member of the Delegation for Medical Ethics of the Swedish Society of Medicine, the Gene Technology Advisory Board, and 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 also 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

Etika boje proti rezistenci na léčiva
Christian Munthe
Project Syndicate, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

The Ethics of Fighting Drug Resistance
Christian Munthe
Project Syndicate, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

How drug resistance challenges medical ethics
Christian Munthe
Ethikforum "public health ethics”, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, München, Germany, February 6, 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Justifying Antibiotic Resistance Interventions: Uncertainty, Precaution and Ethics
Niels Nijsingh, D. G. Joakim Larsson, Karl Persson de Fine Licht, Christian Munthe
Jamrozik E., Selgelid M.J. (eds) Ethics and Drug-Resistant Infections: Collective Responsibility for Global Public Health, Cham, Switzerland, Springer, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Utmaningar och vägar för funktionell bioetisk lagstiftning
Christian Munthe
Genombrott inom gentekniken – var finns etiken?, Statens medicinsk-etiska råds etikdag, Stockholm, 7 december, 2017, , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The cake and its bits: can universal healthcare systems survive (without) ethical priority setting?
Christian Munthe
Hard Choices in Nordic Health Care 2.0: A Nordic conference on ethics in priority settings in health care, Svenska Läkaresällskapet, Stockholm, November 20, 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Insatser för bättre psykisk och fysisk hälsa hos familjehemsplacerade barn: En systematisk litteraturöversikt och utvärdering av ekonomiska, samhälleliga och etiska aspekter.
Martin Bergström, Marianne Cederblad, Christian Munthe, Bo Vinnerljung, Ingegerd Wirtberg
Stockholm, Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering (SBU), Book 2017
Book

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2018

Etika boje proti rezistenci na léčiva
Christian Munthe
Project Syndicate, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

The Ethics of Fighting Drug Resistance
Christian Munthe
Project Syndicate, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

How drug resistance challenges medical ethics
Christian Munthe
Ethikforum "public health ethics”, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, München, Germany, February 6, 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Justifying Antibiotic Resistance Interventions: Uncertainty, Precaution and Ethics
Niels Nijsingh, D. G. Joakim Larsson, Karl Persson de Fine Licht, Christian Munthe
Jamrozik E., Selgelid M.J. (eds) Ethics and Drug-Resistant Infections: Collective Responsibility for Global Public Health, Cham, Switzerland, Springer, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

2017

Utmaningar och vägar för funktionell bioetisk lagstiftning
Christian Munthe
Genombrott inom gentekniken – var finns etiken?, Statens medicinsk-etiska råds etikdag, Stockholm, 7 december, 2017, , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The cake and its bits: can universal healthcare systems survive (without) ethical priority setting?
Christian Munthe
Hard Choices in Nordic Health Care 2.0: A Nordic conference on ethics in priority settings in health care, Svenska Läkaresällskapet, Stockholm, November 20, 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Insatser för bättre psykisk och fysisk hälsa hos familjehemsplacerade barn: En systematisk litteraturöversikt och utvärdering av ekonomiska, samhälleliga och etiska aspekter.
Martin Bergström, Marianne Cederblad, Christian Munthe, Bo Vinnerljung, Ingegerd Wirtberg
Stockholm, Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering (SBU), Book 2017
Book

Showing 1 - 10 of 394

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