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Otto Lehto

PhD Candidate

Research interests

  • Politics

Contact details


Otto Lehto earned his BA in English (2009) and MA in Social and Moral Philosophy (2015) from the University of Helsinki. His PhD research at King's College London focuses on the intersection of philosophy, politics and economics. He is the recipient of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) LAHP studentship (2017-2019).

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Doctoral research

Universal Basic Income, Classical Liberalism and Evolutionary Economics

Research interests 

  • Philosophy of Economics
  • Utilitarianism
  • Social Contract Theory
  • Epistemological Naturalism 
  • Institutional Analysis
  • Public Policy
  • Universal Basic Income
  • Complex Adaptive Systems


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