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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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2018

Bioethics, Disability, and Selective Reproductive Technology: Taking Intersectionality Seriously
Christian Munthe
Wassermann, DT & Cureton, A (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Disability, Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Technology neutrality and regulation of agricultural biotechnology
Per Sandin, Christian Munthe, Karin Edvardsson Björnberg
Professionals in food chains: ethics, rules and responsibility. EurSafe 2018, Vienna, Austria 13 – 16 June 2018 / edited by: Svenja Springer, Herwig Grimm, Wageningen, Netherlands, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Conference paper 2018
Conference paper

SBU har ordet: metoder som används i Sverige bör prövas vetenskapligt
Ulf Axberg, Martin Bergström, Anders Broberg, Marianne Cederblad, Staffan Jansson et al.
Socionomen, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

Etiska aspekter
Christian Munthe, Therese Åström
Bergström, M et al. (2018). Behandlingsfamiljer för ungdomar med allvarliga beteendeproblem – Treatment Foster Care Oregon. En systematisk översikt och utvärdering inklusive ekonomiska och etiska aspekter., Stockholm, SBU, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Treatment Foster Care Oregon for seriously delinquent adolescents: A systematic review and assessment including economic and ethical aspects
Martin Bergström, Christian Munthe, Ingegerd Wirtberg, Knut Sundell, Therese Åström et al.
Stockholm, Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering (SBU), Report 2018
Report

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