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Christian Munthe

Professor

Christian Munthe
Professor
Practical Philosophy
christian.munthe@gu.se

Room number: T334
Postal Address: Box 200, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Renströmsgatan 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 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. 2016-18, he was faculty elected member of the board of the University of Gothenburg, and a 2019 Nobel Week Dialogue Panelist.

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, forensic psychiatry and related legal systems, reproductive and family ethics, and public health ethics. He has edited special issues and symposia of international journals on the ethics and philosophy of antibiotic resistance, social media, 'big data' and 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 FORevidence: 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 is currently a member of the Västra Götaland County Government Working Group for Orderly Introduction of New Pharmaceuticals. He has been directly involved in developing specific regulation or policy in areas such as reproductive and genetic medicine, biomedical research, public health policy and social care and welfare. He has performed many commissioned reports and expert 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.

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.

Podcasts and videos with Christian Munthe

  • Antibiotic Resistance: Ethics and Value Challenges (University of Gothenburg, 2019)

  • How Drug Resistance Challenges Medical Ethics (Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München, 2019):

  • Ethics of Allocation in Translational Genomic Medicine (University of Oxford, 2018):

More information:

 

Latest publications

THE PRICE OF PRECAUTION IN CLINICAL MEDICAL ETHICS
Christian Munthe
Philosophical Tools for Real-World Problems – Reflections on Sven Ove Hansson’s Style of Philosophizing, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, December 13-14, 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Jordens framtid – eller människans?
Christian Munthe
Ett HUM Om – Världskulturmuseet, Göteborg, 20 november, 2019., Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Academic inquiry and the open society
Christian Munthe
International Youth Conference, 11–14 November 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Etiken och rättspsykiatrin i Sverige – framtida utmaningar
Christian Munthe
NÄTROM: Nätverket för rättspsykiatrisk vård, Konferens, 14-15 November, 2019, Stockholm, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

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2019

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

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

Interventions in Foster Family Care: A Systematic Review
Martin Bergström, Marianne Cederblad, Kickan Håkansson, Ann Kristine Jonsson, Christian Munthe et al.
Research on social work practice, Journal article 2019
Journal article

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 2019
Chapter in book

2018

Stöd till ensamkommande barn och unga – effekter, erfarenheter och upplevelser
Henry Ascher, Åsa Backlund, Christian Munthe, Pernilla Östlund, Göran Bertilsson et al.
Stockholm , SBU: Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering, Report 2018
Report

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