I am a philosopher specialized in the philosophy of the social sciences (and the humanities). My main areas of research are: values and objectivity in science, the individualism/holism debate, qualitative methods, research ethics, social theories of practice, the philosophy of anthropology and sociology, and the role of science in society.
I am a Professor at Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen.
Co-founder and member of the steering committee of the European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (ENPOSS) (2012 -). See www.enposs.eu.
Associate editor of European Journal for Philosophy of Science (June 2020 -).
Guest editor of a Synthese Topical Collection on “Objectivity in Social Research” together with Petri Ylikoski (in progress).
Recipient of Nordic Research Council Workshop Grant (NOS-HS) to organize three workshops in 2020-2022 on “Reactivity in the Human Sciences” together with Marion Godman and Caterina Marchionni. See https://sites.google.com/view/thereactivityproject/home.
Guest editor of a European Journal for Philosophy of Science Topical Collection on “Reactivity in the Human Sciences” together with Marion Godman and Caterina Marchionni (in progress).
Qualitative Methods – book under contract with Cambridge University Press, Elements Series in Philosophy of Science (in progress).