Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

PhD projects

PhD candidate Field Supervisor Topic
PhD candidates - IFR
Andreassen, Tom Philosophy - Applied Ethics Bjørn Myskja WTOs avtale om patentrettigheter. Lokale bivirkninger av globalt regime for patent på medisiner
Bouman, Rita D'Oliveira Philosophy - Applied Ethics May Thorseth Ethical dilemmas and tensions in sustainability discourses
Bretfeld-Wolf, Ann-Kathrin Religious Studies Asbjørn Dyrendal A Story of Space. Theravāda Buddhist Historiography and the Construction of Sacred Spaces in South- and Southeast Asia
Chatterjee, Anamika Philosophy - Applied Ethics Rune Nydal Addressing the threats and value conflicts within the Gene Regulation Knowledge Commons
Eriksen, Eli-Anne Vongraven Religious Studies Ulrika Mårtensson Continuity and Change: The understanding of religion, identity and religious practices among young Muslim women in Trondheim
Folkestad, Ragnhild Schiager Philosophy Ingebjørg Seip De estetiske språkspillenes grammatikk - Nye blikk på Wittgensteins senfilosofi gjennom estetiske praksisperspektiver.  
Gilbert, Pål Rykkja Philosophy Ståle Finke Menneskelig perfeksjon. I lys av Aristoteles, i skyggen av Heidegger
Halgunset, Vidar Philosophy Bjørn Myskja Ethical ambiguities within "Personalized Medicine"
Hverven, Sigurd Philosophy

Ståle Finke / Arne Johan Vetlesen

Value as Relational Process: G.W.F. Hegel, Hans Jonas and Environmental Philosophy
Jaksland, Rasmus Philosophy Jonathan Knowles The prospects of naturalized metaphysics; how metaphysics should be informed by and founded in science
Kvandal, Halvor Philosophy Jonathan Knowles Cognitive science applied to religious beliefs. Epistemological Implications.
Movik, Per-Erling Philosophy Ingebjørg Seip Psychopharmacological enhancement of cognitive emotional functions. Is self-realization by artificial means real self-realization?
Nyquist, Mons Andreas Philosophy Jussi Haukioja Rule-following, reference and reality. On the compatibility of dispositionalism and semantic externalism​.
Stabell, Espen Dyrnes Philosophy

Hovedveileder: Siri Granum Carson

Biveilder: Bjørn Kåre Myskja

Uncertainty and responsibility in technological research and innovation. The case of Deep Sea Mining
Sæther, Hermann Køhn Philosophy - Applied Ethics May Thorseth Forholdet mellom økonomi, politikk og moral, og ønsket om å oppnå en bærekraftig utvikling. Hva må til for å løse klimakrisen og fattigdomsproblemet?
Vikan, Cornelia Philosophy - Applied Ethics May Thorseth Military power and ethics in the grey area of war – Afghanistan. A critical ethical - philosophical analysis of the core values of the Norwegian Armed Forces; respect, responsibility and courage.