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Edmund Henden

Edmund Henden


Edmund Henden received his DPhil in philosophy from the University of Oxford in 2002. His research interests are in the fields of Professional Ethics, Moral Psychology, Action Theory and the Philosophy of the Social Sciences. Currently he is leading a joint project between SPS and CSMN (UIO) on addiction and personal autonomy. The project is interdisciplinary
and involves several researchers from economics, philosophy and psychology

Fields of study

Academic disciplines


Subject areas

Ethics   Theory of Science   Theory of actions

Scientific publications

Henden, Edmund (2020). Handling og rasjonalitet. Jenssen, Dag; Kjørstad, Monica; Seim, Sissel; Tufte, Per Arne (Ed.). Vitenskapsteori for sosial- og helsefag. kapittel 3. p. 78-102. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Bærøe, Kristine; Henden, Edmund (2020). Translational Ethics and Challenges Involved in Putting Norms into Practice. American Journal of Bioethics . Vol. 20.

Bærøe, Kristine; Miyata-Sturm, Ainar; Henden, Edmund (2020). How to Achieve Trusthworthy Artificial Intelligence for Health. Bulletin of the World Health Organization .

Johansen, Ayna Beate; Helland, Pål Fylling; Wennesland, Dag Kosòl; Henden, Edmund; Brendryen, Håvar (2019). Exploring online problem gambler's motivation to change. Addictive Behaviors Reports . Vol. 10.

Henden, Edmund (2018). Addiction as a Disorder of Self-Control. Pickard, Hanna; Ahmed, Serge (Ed.). The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Science of Addiction. chapter 4. p. 45-53. Routledge.

Henden, Edmund (2017). Addiction, compulsion, and weakness of the will: A dual-process perspective. Heather, Nick; Segal, Gabriel (Ed.). Addiction and Choice. Rethinking the Relationship.. Chapter 7. Oxford University Press.

Henden, Edmund; Gjelsvik, Olav (2016). What is wrong with the brains of addicts?. Neuroethics . Vol. 10.

Henden, Edmund (2015). Addiction, Voluntary Choice, and Informed Consent: A Reply to Uusitalo and Broers. Bioethics . Vol. 30.

Henden, Edmund; Bærøe, Kristine (2014). Providing free heroin to addicts participating in research - ethical concerns and the question of voluntariness. Psychiatric bulletin of the Royal College of Psychiatrists . Vol. 38.

Melberg, Hans Olav; Henden, Edmund; Gjelsvik, Olav (2013). Addiction and Responsibility: A Survey of Opinions. Inquiry (Oslo) . Vol. 56.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete