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Mr Jurgis Karpus

Mr Jurgis KarpusTeaching Fellow

Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2351
Email jurgis.karpus@kcl.ac.uk
Address Room 509, Philosophy Building
King's College London
Strand
London WC2R 2LS

 

 

Biography

Jurgis Karpus completed his BSc and MSc studies in Economics and Philosophy at the London School of Economics. After spending some time working in the City, since October 2012 he has been a PhD student in Philosophy here at King’s College London, under the supervision of Natalie Gold, David Papineau, and Sherrilyn Roush.

Research interests
  • Philosophy of Economics
  • Rational Choice
  • Decision Theory and Game Theory

 

Mr Karpus' areas of specialization lie in the fields of philosophy of economics and, especially, rational choice, decision theory, and game theory. He is also interested in interdisciplinary links between philosophy, economics, biology, and psychology. His recent research has been mostly focused on intertemporal choice: decision situations in which decision-makers’ choices in the present affect outcomes to be experienced in the future.

Selected publications
  • ‘Team Reasoning: Theory and Evidence’ (together with Natalie Gold), forthcoming in J. Kiverstein (ed.), ‘Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the Social Mind’, Routledge Taylor Francis.
Teaching

 Mr Karpus will teach for the following modules:

  • Belief and Decision Under Uncertainty
  • Ethics
  • Metaphysics
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