I’m Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Kent, Canterbury. My research investigates one of the most fundamental notions in epistemology—i.e., epistemic value, or that which is properly pursued when we want to find out what the world is like—in order to determine how to set up social institutions in a way that promotes such value.

In recent work, I have defended the idea that true belief is the only fundamental epistemic value. Relying on that theory of value, I have also:

At present, I’m involved in two projects investigating

I live in north London with my wife, Radha, and our son, August. Whenever the three of us get a chance, we travel.

My contact information is as follows:

Kristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij
Department of Philosophy
Cornwallis North West
University of Kent
Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NF
E-mail: hka[at]kent[dot]ac[dot]uk
Office: +44 (0)1227 81 6105
Twitter: @ahlstromvij

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