USIA Fellow Prof. Henrik Lagerlund

Professor Henrik Lagerlund is Honorary / Advisory Philosopher of the United Sigma Intelligence Association.

Prof. Lagerlund is Professor of Philosophy at Stockholm University, Sweden. He was previously Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Philosophy Department at the University of Western Ontario in Canada.

He works on the history of philosophy; primarily on Medieval and Renaissance philosophy, but he has also written on Aristotle and Leibniz. Another interest is the philosophy of food. He is at the moment writing a history of skepticism for Routledge.

His recent publications include as below.


(ed.) Causal Powers in Science: Blending Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, with Benjamin Hill and Stathis Psillos (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018).

(ed.) The Philosophy of Knowledge: A History: Volume II: Knowledge in Medieval Philosophy (London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2018).

(ed.) The Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy, with Benjamin Hill (Routledge: New York, 2017)


Food Ethics in the Middle Ages”, in Anne Barnhill, Tyler Doggett, and Mark Budolfson (eds.) Oxford Handbook to Food Ethics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018).

Divine Deception”, in Diego Machuca and Baron Reed (eds.) Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present (London: Bloomsbury, 2018).

Trends in Logic and Logical Theory”, in Benjamin Hill and Henrik Lagerlund (eds.) The Routledge Companion to 16th Century Philosophy (New York: Routledge, 2017).

Buridan and Others on the Common Sense”, in Gyula Klima (ed.) Questions on the Soul by John Buridan and Others: A Companion to John Buridan’s Philosophy of Mind (Dordrecht: Springer, 2017).

Logic in the Latin Thirteenth Century”, in Caterina Duthil-Novaes and Stephen Read (eds.) The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Logic (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).