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Luc Bovens

Visiting Scholar, Hope & Optimism Program, Fall 2016



Professor Bovens has been visiting from the London School of Economics for the fall of 2016. He spent last academic year (2015-2016) at Princeton.  He works on a stunningly wide array of topics in formal epistemology, philosophy of economics, puzzles and paradoxes, political philosophy, and moral psychology (including hope).  While at Cornell, he has been working on a book called “Coping: A Philosophical Guide".  He will remain associated with the Hope & Optimism program into 2017.


  • Philosophy


  • Philosophy